Senior QA Engineer

Hostelworld Group Ver Empresa

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Our customers aren’t your average tourists: they are an open-minded, spontaneous and energetic bunch who want to immerse themselves in unknown cultures, not just observe them. They want to take home unforgettable stories, the kind you can’t make up. And it’s the other global travellers they meet along the way that make all of this possible.

That’s where hostels come in. They put you at the heart of the action and make it easy to meet other travellers from all over the world, providing a unique environment to immediately get talking to other people. Hostelworld is proud to be waving the flag for the hostel industry, and we’ve got a great story to tell.

We’re looking for a passionate and energetic Senior QA Engineer that is ready to develop their existing skills by working alongside a creative and dynamic QA team on a range of ambitious and innovative projects.

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactively improve upon existing QA processes
  • Introduce tooling and processes to improve test coverage while reducing test time
  • Review and validation of business requirements documentation
  • Review software requirements documentation
  • Test definition and design
  • Data Generation for the execution of test cases / scenarios
  • Be accountable for quality and schedule of own deliverables
  • Effectively prioritise & manage tasks
  • Work closely with the business to agree schedules
  • Provide accurate and precise estimates, along with risk levels and foreseeable dependencies
  • The ability to work within a team and to make a valuable contribution

Experience and Skills

  • 3rd level qualification, ideally IT related
  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Previous experience working with remote teams
  • Previous experience working in an agile environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding and experience in manual testing
  • Experience using bug tracking tools such as Jira, Bugzilla etc
  • Knowledge and understanding of Web UI structure and development
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Knowledge and hands on experience testing REST APIs
  • Exposure to mobile web and app testing
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in cross-functional project teams
  • Understanding of WebServices (XML, WSDL, SOAP, REST)
  • Experience with various browser tools (HTTPWatch, HTTPFox, Charles, Tamper)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in coaching other team members
  • Interest in building great user experience
  • Fluency in English (both written and oral)

Personal Qualities

  • A friendly, positive and enthusiastic person who can work as part of a diverse team
  • Adaptable and hard working
  • Self-starter
  • Creative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Positive and always approachable
  • Willing to take on a new intellectual challenge with a positive attitude
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Team player
  • Thrives in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Willing to learn from others and help them grow

Nice to Have’s

  • Knowledge and use of open source automated test tools (Selenium, JMeter)
  • Some exposure to scripting (PHP, Perl, Python, JS)
  • Linux/Unix and Windows OS experience

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