QA Automation Engineer – Front End Applications

  • Rock Recruiters Ltd
  • Málaga, Spain
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full time Testing Jobs

Job Description

We have a number of exciting opportunities to work with a global digital media and broadcasting company with an impressive portfolio of clients. Want to work in their fun and friendly offices in Malaga technology park (PTA) with great starting salary, career plan and amazing benefits?

Job Purpose!

The Automation Engineer is a key member of the team who are responsible of React Web Development for a frontend metadata and content managing application.

Key stakeholders include, but are not limited to the client, wider QA team, the Project team to which they are assigned, the wider Project and Programme Management and Quality Assurance community.

Key Responsibilities!

• Continuously work with the development team to schedule new web functionality in automation test coverage

• Inputs to the testing required for a project including, inputting to test plans, writing and executing feature files and step definitions, including complex cases, assisting with environment and kit identification, recording defects, reporting, identifying risks

• Responsible for inputting to the global test strategy and for being part of the overall QA community, sharing learnings and knowledge with colleagues

• Responsible for feature file and step definition provision, execution, defect logging, tracking and reporting on the projects they are assigned to

• Responsible for updating the project manager or scrum team, Leads or Automation Lead about the progress of testing, and any associated risks

• Responsible for attending any testing meetings of the project, including, amongst others sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, showcases and retrospectives, or standard weekly project meetings

• Responsible for alerting Automation Lead or Project Manager to any issues on the project, for example: showstopper defects, changes to timescales

• Assisting with defining the test outline for the project including identification of the environments, toolsets and kit needed for the test


• Quality Assurance Management (Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of testing from initiation through to implementation for all types of testing but most specifically for automation testing)

• Automation Strategies: Principles, methods and techniques for defining automation test strategies, including implementing frameworks, technical approach, and CI

• Progress Reporting: Methods and techniques for reporting progress against an agreed plan

• Frontend UI knowledge using HTML, JavaScript and/or CSS and Unix Shell script code as well as some knowledge of API testing

• Aware of version control, Configuration Management, Progress Reporting, Quality Assurance Management • Creation and maintenance smoke/functional/regression scripts for our webbased application using Selenium IDE, Capybara, Cypress, Jest

• Programming skills on JavaScript, Ruby

• Good comprehension of test and defect management

• Deep understanding the software development lifecycle and key development technologies with a sound familiarisation of at least one methodology (Agile for preference)

• Experience with Continuous Integration and/or Delivery

What you will get in return…

• A broad remit and the chance to get your hands on some incredible tech • The chance to work closely with some amazingly talented people • Unrivalled personal growth and a clear path for development • Respect for your ideas and acknowledgement for a job well-done • A flexible approach to your job and a great work/life balance • A friendly, welcoming culture and a great social calendar.

Benefits :

• Competitive salary

• 23 days annual leave + additional day for every 3 years of service

• Additional day’s leave on your birthday

• Private medical insurance

• Participation in the Malaga Health Challenge

• Flexible schedule • English / Spanish classes

• Monthly Team Night Out