Senior QA Automation (C#) Engineer for Ciklum Digital

Kyiv, Amosova, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Odessa

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Ciklum is a leading global digital services and software engineering company, serving Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations. Headquartered in the UK, we unite 3,500+ software developers, designers, product managers and data scientists around the world building tailored digital solutions that leverage emerging technologies.

We are enabling digital transformation for some of the largest household names and platforms in the digital economy. Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible and join the global projects redefining industries.

We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

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Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Senior QA Automation (C#) Engineer to join our UA team on a full-time basis.

Project description:

As a Senior QA Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for testing automation and quality assurance for the class-leading suite of Financial Software Products servicing the office of the CFO. Working closely with Software Engineers, you will contribute to best practices throughout the development lifecycle and advocate the right approach to ensure quality and delivery excellence.

The successful candidate must have a passion for automation, be committed to continuous improvement, and demonstrate a relentless pursuit of quality.

About Quality Engineering Team:

Quality Engineering Center of Excellence is an international award-winning Quality Engineering department that has rapidly evolved over the past 7 years to become a mature Quality Engineering service provider with 300+ professionals working in 7 main directions: QA Consulting and Management, DevOps, Manual, Automation, Support, Performance, Cyber Security.

Our main principles are:

  • People are over processes and hierarchy
  • Flat and open collaboration/communication increases creativity and brings more value to business
  • Investing in people and innovations ensures your future
  • Reuse and share your experience Develop best practices, publicize and follow them

Quality Engineering is an optimal environment for your professional involvement and growth.

Responsibilities

  • Implementation and maintenance of Automated Test Infrastructure and Test Suites
  • Roll out our test strategy on an iterative basis continuously improving transparency and efficiency
  • Align automation with the speed of development. Make informed decisions on what, how, and when to automate
  • Identify test conditions, both positive and negative, from User Stories, Product Backlog Items, and other requirements documents
  • Create test cases with pre-conditions including machine state, configuration and data; action steps which exercise the code; and expected results for successful execution
  • Execute test cases, document results, update progress and track bugs
  • Use both manual and automation testing techniques to identify, track and report existing bugs as well as potential areas of risk in our software
  • Support releases by planning, estimating and tracking the testing efforts and communicating status to stakeholders regularly
  • Design and execute non-functional testing (e.g., performance, security and accessibility) by using standard testing techniques
  • Mitigate risk by using different testing approaches and tools. The testing approach should focus on prevention
  • Participate in daily stand-ups, sprint planning and retrospectives, and other meetings as needed
  • Serve as an initial point of escalation for testing issues and escalate accordingly
  • Operate in an agile development team and participate in the design, development, testing, and debugging of applications
  • Work with a technical lead and product manager to clearly define product requirements

Requirements

  • 5+ years of commercial software testing automation experience
  • Coding proficiency in at least one modern language like C# or Java
  • Exposure to various web technologies such as gRPC, SOAP, REST, and OData
  • Understanding of software development process, best practices, and concepts
  • Proficiency in designing, developing, and maintaining test cases and test suites using Data Driven Testing
  • Experience of working in an Agile Scrum/Kanban development environment
  • Experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software testing solutions and methodologies
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • Good English skills – Upper-Intermediate

Desirable

  • Experience with test automation tools and infrastructure, Ranorex, Selenium & Jenkins
  • Knowledge of programming languages Java/JS/Python would be a great plus
  • Virtualization environment management skills
  • Some experience with cloud-based automation solutions like Saucelabs, Browserstack, etc
  • Experience working with DB: Redis, Rabbit, ElasticSearch, Mongo

Personal skills

  • Discipline and Perseverance – Focus and commitment to solving complex issues through to completion
  • Flexibility and Hard Work – Operate in a fast-paced, iterative development environment; learn and adapt to new technologies
  • Problem Solving – Strong critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Quality – Dedicated to producing high-quality software and implementing testing best practices
  • Team Work – Communicate effectively and operate in a team environment
  • Effective Communicator – Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills – a proven ability to utilize your sense of urgency to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Self-Improvement – actively self-improves through individual learning, coursework, or otherwise

What's in it for you

  • Very close cooperation with different clients
  •  Possibility to propose solutions on a project
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  •  Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills
  •  Low bureaucracy, European management style
  •  Continuous self-improvement
  • Trainings
  • Knowledge sharing meetings