Senior QA Engineer for Testing Center of Excellence (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


Ciklum Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) is a software quality assurance unit in Ciklum, which has been evolved very rapidly for the past 4 years to a mature SQA services provider, concurrently serving up to 30 projects, consisting of 70+ SQA professionals, delivering 5 main service lines.

Our main principles are:

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

Testing Center of Excellence is an optimal environment for your professional involvement and growth.

Testing Center of Excellence is a unique provider of QA Services and QA Consulting in the following areas:

  • Manual Web / Mobile QA Services
  • eCommerce QA Services
  • Automation QA Services
  • Performance QA Services
  • Security QA Services
  • QA Consulting

Testing Center of Excellence Team has the following certificates:

  • QA area - 46 certificates - ISTQB Foundation
  • QA area - 3 certificates - ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst & Test Manager
  • Scrum Master area - 29 certificates - ICAgile Certified Professional
  • Security area - 2 certificate - Offensive Security Certified Professional

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On behalf of Testing Center of Excellence , Ciklum is looking for a Senior QA Engineer to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis.


  • Requirements review.
  • Test Strategy, Test Plans, Test cases and Checklists creation, review and management with traceability maintenance.
  • Estimate required time to accomplish own testing tasks.
  • Execute various types of testing activities including functional and regression testing on web projects.
  • Reporting found bugs to the defect management system and manage to closure.
  • Perform testing activities on several projects in distributed teams independently according to organizational guidelines and communicate results with Developers and Project Managers.
  • QA reports preparation based on predefined set of metrics.
  • Participation in technical interviews with QA Manager.
  • Review and improve test process on regular basis
  • Support new team members onboarding
  • Supervision of QA team members


  • 5+ years professional experience in QA area
  • At least 4 years of real working experience with Web-based systems
  • Strong understanding of Agile/Scrum ceremonies and artifacts
  • Ability to establish QA processes from scratch with further monitoring and control, including creation and maintenance of supportive artifacts, procedures, and metrics
  • Good experience with Requirements analysis and Test design techniques
  • Good knowledge in complex SQL queries (Oracle or MSSQL)
  • Good experience in working with REST APIs (JSON, XML, ODATA) using Postman/SoapUI
  • Upper – intermediate English communication skills
  • Strong process-oriented and remote collaboration skills
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS/JS or JQuery
  • Excellent task management skills in Jira
  • BS + in Computer science or relevant


  • Experience with programming languages (JavaScript, Java or Python)
  • Experience with TFS, VSTS systems
  • Experience of using version control systems (e.g. GIT, SVN)
  • Experience with GUI Automation (Selenium, Page Object principle, locators strategy)
  • ISTQB Foundation/Advanced level certification


Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Very close cooperation with client
  • 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
  • ISTQB Certification preparation
  • QA knowledge sharing meetings