We are looking for a Senior QA Mobile Manager 'hands on' for a one of Europe's "hottest Startups".
What you'll do:
-Help our Client to build and shape a kick-ass engineering team.
-Manage a team of QA Functionals, making sure they have what they need to keep growing and advancing their careers.
-Constantly seek opportunities to improve their quality and testing processes.
-Continuously improve the way they work, how they build their organization and deliver on their mission to "make things a little more human"
-Share the importance of QA across the company and introduce the automation in their processes.
Who you are:
-You have a technical background, experience in test automation, and have worked in a team lead or management role before
-You're comfortable in the spot between QA, people management, and product development
-Your passion for people is paired with a keen interest to understand and grow our business
-You have good communication skills and you enjoy working in a team and collaborating with other team members. You value receiving feedback from your peers and you're able to provide constructive feedback.
-You evaluate and appreciate everybody's point of view and prefer to reach consensus over imposing decisions.
-You're able to identify the strengths and interests of QA Engineers and find the perfect project(s) for each one to work on while challenging them
-You're fluent in written and spoken English
-You've led agile development teams in a fairly fluid environment, collaborating with product owners, technical leads, and agile coaches
-You're a facilitator, coach, and mentor, and thrive in ambiguous situations between technologies and human beings
-You have some experience before in Mobile Testing and Automation.
Our Client is looking for a QA AUTOMATION ENGINEER for a High Traffic Site in a challenging and fun environment!
We are a mid-sized and quickly growing company and we want you to be an ambassador of quality within a cross-functional development team.
The company is a friendly, progressive company that understands the importance of the work/play ratio. So, hang out with us on our terrace, where you can relax or play ping pong. Join us for barbecues, nights out and winter ski trips. Exchange ideas with people from all aspects of our business to help encourage new ideas and out of the box thinking. Come and work in an environment that encourages your growth as a developer by investing in conferences and workshops and always encouraging you to learn new things!
·Support developers in understanding how to write more testable and robust code and software with the appropriate level of quality.
·Collaboratively work across all areas of IT development, actively liaising with developers and business stakeholders to improve overall quality and performance.
·Educate your team in getting the best return of investment from test automation.
·Provide technical advice and guidance to your development team around strategies and production deployment plans with the team ensuring high availability of service.
·Flexible working hours.
·23 days of vacation, plus flexible bank holidays.
·Continuous training and free English and/or Spanish classes.
·Company sponsored events: industry meet-ups through the Summer; company-wide retreat (Caribbean in 2015; Sardinia Island in 2016); office ski trip in winter.
·Apple work equipment.
·Private health insurance.
·Quarterly profit sharing bonus.
·Monthly tech "freestyle" days - tech team members decide what they want to work on and do it.
·Interesting projects and working with latest technologies.
·Big terrace with ping pong and kicker tables.
·2+ years of experience in QA.
·1+ years of QA automation experience.
·Understanding the benefits of using Automated Testing and when using is appropriate.
·Ability to understand software architecture and the implications that this has on testing.
·Good understanding of how to best design automated testing across application layers using UI, API, and Integration tests.
·High confidence in writing SQL statements autonomously.
·Ability to write code in at least one OO language, ideally Java.
·Excellent working knowledge of web automation tools, ideally Webdriver.
·Ability to identify when performance testing is required and advise the team on how best to perform performance testing (JMeter).
·Excellent bug reporting.
·Experience testing of APIs, Web Services and Backend Services.
·EU working permit
·Some travel may be required