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Technical Quality Assurer

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Career level
Middle (2-5 years)
Employment type
Full time
Remote job (allows the activity to be fulfilled from home, permanently or temporarily)
Spoken languages
English - Medium
Number of vacancies
3

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Technical Quality Assurer

A unique opportunity to join one of Ireland’s most progressive and advanced software companies, leading the way in innovation and always looking for possible avenues to work with bleeding edge technology. The Visma group consists of over 200 companies across more than 20 countries worldwide. Visma Software is hiring QA Automation Engineers for Visma InSchool solution: leading school administration solution on the Norwegian market. We utilize best practices and technologies across our implementation, including:

  • Test Automation

  • Microservices architecture

  • Continuous delivery

  • DevOps

  • Scrum

  • ATDD

  • Cloud

Our applications are processing 10s of thousands of requests per minute and you will get the opportunity to work in a fast paced and scaling environment, which requires creative and innovative solutions to meet the requirements of our customers. 

The position we require is that of Technical QA who will join one of the development teams. The successful candidate will be working in one of our 6 software delivery teams consisting of 5-7 developers and 2 QAs and contributing to the solution automated testing.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Joining a dev team and testing new functionality as it is delivered on a daily basis.

  • Involvement at an early stage of epic/story definition to ensure QA team have full understanding of upcoming requirements but also to provide a QA perspective. 

  • Ensuring that your team understands and works within standardized workflows and follows cross team branching and merging strategies.

  • Managing merge requests of finished features to master-qa branches.

  • Adding to the Automated Test Framework to handle regression testing of pre-existing functionality.

  • Communicating with the POs to support them in the approval process of customer logged bugs and defects.

Desired skills include:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Software Test Engineer or similar role.

  • BA/BSc in Software Engineering or other relevant discipline.

  • Coding experience in a relevant scripting language: Python, Java, etc.

  • Knowledge of bug tracking systems such as JIRA.

  • Knowledge of Continuous Development and Delivery platforms such as Jenkins.

  • Experience with creating or working with an existing Test Framework is beneficial.

  • Having a logical and big picture QA Mindset will go a long way!

  • The desire and energy to work on a kick ass team, committed to using best practices and dedicated to delivery!

The successful candidate will be required to work well and communicate across multiple teams both internal and external as well as having the skills required to work independently where required. The Test Framework will initially be focused on frontend specific testing, but over the next year will be required to support the following - API acceptance tests, database integration tests, mobile application tests, penetration tests. 

Other technologies in the companies tech stack include:

  • Python (Testing purposes only)

  • Docker

  • Java

  • Scala

  • Playframework

  • Cassandra

  • Kafka

  • MySQL

  • Vue

  • Chef

  • Vagrant

  • AppDynamics

  • Logstash

  • AWS

  • Caching and CDN technologies

This is a very exciting opportunity to work with leading technologies in a company that's evolving very and growing quickly.  

 

What we offer you:

  • An exciting position in an international working environment

  • Work in an agile international team using Scrum and modern collaboration tools for working in a distributed development team

  • A creative working environment with the latest technologies and tools

  • Good opportunities for career development in a large international company

  • Competitive terms and conditions

  • Possibilities to learn new stuff and get support from your colleagues

  • Company holiday apartments in Spain and France

  • Attractive salary and benefits package (13th salary, medical insurance, pension PIII, meal tickets, sport plan)

  • Coffee and cake :)

 

About Visma

Visma delivers software that simplifies and digitizes core business processes in the private and public sector. With presence across the entire Nordic region along with Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, we are one of Europe’s leading software companies.

Visma is one of Europe’s leading software companies with overemployees and more than one million customers. In spite of an uncertain global economy throughout most of2020, Visma continued its strong growth. Total revenue increased 26% to NOK18 675million, while EBITDA grew 35% to NOK5 367million.