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QA Automation Engineer – Hydra (Košice)

Team Hydra is platform development-oriented and focuses on the persistence layer and other support services which are part of business logic, such as Web Admin. We work with call recordings, encryption, decryption, data backup, synchronization, and other things about working with data. Currently, its main focus is on rebuilding the whole layer for a cloud-friendly, multi-tenant solution.

About team

Team Hydra is platform development-oriented and focuses on the persistence layer and other support services which are part of business logic, such as Web Admin. We work with call recordings, encryption, decryption, data backup, synchronization, and other things about working with data. Currently, its main focus is on rebuilding the whole layer for a cloud-friendly, multi-tenant solution.

What will you do

Verify the quality and performance of the products in addition to troubleshooting/rectifying any existing errors or defects. Analyze the product under various working conditions (based on predefined requirements) and confirm that the product delivers those requirements. Design test strategy and cover delivery of the entire team with automated tests to automatically check those acceptance criteria and critical user scenarios are met while also constantly refactoring the code base and updating the automated test coverage for existing components of the product. Primary team responsibilities include: on-time delivery, merged in VCS, covered by Unit tests, ITDB test, properly tested (e2e tests, performance tests, ..), etc., in order to meet both acceptance and inherent DoD (Definition Of Done) criteria.

What will you be in charge of

  • Work as an integral part of a team, cooperate closely with other team members, and POs, and support
  • Write well-designed automated tests, maintainable/stable codebase
  • Ensure sufficient test coverage (functional testing, regression testing, performance testing, etc.) is done
  • Follow all rules defined by the DoD (Definition of Done)
  • Represent the customer voice during the whole development/deployment cycle, be proactive and bring a creative point of view
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Write tests for each new development delivery as well as tests for existing code to ensure compatibility and stability (tests for existing code should be modified when old code is modified)
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis, recommending changes in policies and procedures or products

What experience should you have:

  • 2+ years of QA Automation experience
  • Experience with test management tools (writing test cases/test suites)
  • Experience with different test types (functional testing, regression testing, load testing, etc.)
  • Interest in modern technologies (preference for Cloud technologies), open-source
  • JUnit/TestNG experience/knowledge
  • VCS (preferably Git), Maven/Gradle
  • Java skills (UI automation test suite is based on Selenide)
  • DevOps tests/check-in Java/Kotlin language
  • Ansible skills would be nice
  • Databases (at least basics)
  • Kubernetes or Docker experience would be nice
  • Enjoy working in an Agile environment
  • Advanced English

You get  

  • Creative environment with a strong sense of ownership, living agile
  • Architecting a solution in a fast-growth industry (high scalability, fault resiliency…)
  • Flexible home-office policy
  • Flexible working hours – based on agreement with the team
  • Global multinational environment; headquarter in Prague, and offices in Slovakia, and the USA
  • Open and transparent environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Team events – company breakfasts, team building
  • Budget for training and conferences, internal knowledge share sessions
  • Focus time – dedicated time for education, experiments, or working on open-source projects
  • Look at the list of benefits

Position parameters

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Place: Košice, Slovakia
  • Contract type: Employment, full-time
  • Internal Position ID: ENG061, ENG062