QA Automation Engineer (Python) Middle\Senior\Lead

Skopje, Bitola

Valtech is a global company focused on business transformation powered by digital innovation. With more than 6.000 doer’s and maker’s working out from our 60+ offices in 22 countries, Valtech has established itself as one of the largest independent global groups aiming at creating digital experiences that improves human lives while transforming the future of our clients’ businesses. We work with some of the world’s best-known brands from across the retail, manufacturing, distribution, mobility, travel, health, public and finance sectors. And our promise to the market is that we get things done. Together. We transform by doing!

We have over the years created an energising workplace, where we operate under the guiding principles of craftsmanship, autonomy, trust, inclusiveness, openness and accountability. Within our industry there are many agencies that offer the same tools and methodologies that we do. The secret to our continued success is our people.

Our growth ambitions and our move into the space of the elite, global digital agencies, won’t be driven by us discovering a new platform or system that no one else has, or that we master all sorts of services. It will be because we have the best, most knowledgeable, most committed, most passionate and most trustworthy people onboard.

Competencies:

There are a wide range of technologies being used within the tribe. We are looking for people with experience in the following:

    — Implementing or contributing towards a microservice based QA strategy

    — Working to help embed a behavioral driven approach, such as BDD
    — Experience in developing and executing automated tests in different platforms using Python

    — UI test experience, ideally Cypress

    — API test experience, ideally Supertest (other similar API automated testing experience is ok)
    — Performance testing, ideally K6 or JMeter

    — Contract testing

    — Code Repository (Gitlab)

    — Cloud environment — AWS

    — CI/CD Pipelines (Jenkins/Gitlab)

    We don’t expect you to be experienced in everything listed above, we are realistic. What is important is having some of the skills, but also having ideas to bring to the table, and wanting to have an input in to how we do things and want to pick up new skills along the way.

    The Role (Middle\Senior\Lead)

    As a Middle QA Automation Engineer you’ll be expected to:

    — support your squad in embedding a test focused, automation first approach, whilst delivering products that align to our client’s key business goals;

    — help your squad understand and implement our new microservice focused QA strategy, whilst looking to share your knowledge throughout the QA community and wider tribe;

    — drive a QA mindset and champion quality within the squad that you are in;

    — work within our model, Agile software development. For these roles you’ll need experience in Agile practice such as BDD.


    As a Senior QA Automation Engineer you’ll be expected to:


    — support current teams in embedding a test focused, automation first approach, whilst delivering products that align to our client’s key business goals;

    — good, demonstratable skills/experience around framework definition (and implementation/roll-out of the framework)

    — assist in the evolution of our new microservice focused QA strategy, working within a squad but also sharing knowledge throughout the QA community and wider tribe;

    — have the ability to coach and mentor other team members;

    — work within our model, Agile software development . For these roles you’ll need experience in Agile practice such as BDD.

    As a Lead QA Automation Engineer you’ll be expected to:

      — lead your squad in embedding a test focused, automation first approach, whilst delivering products that align to our client’s key business goals;

      — good, demonstratable skills/experience around framework definition (and implementation/roll-out of the framework)

      — working with the TVG Tribe QA Lead, contribute to the evolution of our new microservice focused QA strategy, working within a squad but also sharing knowledge throughout the QA community and wider tribe. An example of this would include helping to define our new performance test strategy.

      — have the ability to coach and mentor other team members;

      — work within our model, Agile software development . For these roles you’ll need experience in Agile practice such as BDD.

      As a consultant and as a binding part between engineers and our clients you are expected to develop expertise both in technology and the means to communicate complex concepts and rationale to non-techies. We’ll encourage and support this with frequent opportunities to share ideas internally. We also have consultants who frequently deliver at regional, national and global conferences.

      What do we offer in return?

      Private Health Insurance

      We hope you will never need it, but nevertheless, we offer private health insurance to all our employees.

      Education Program

      We never stop learning, that’s why we offer our employees an educational program with training and certification.

      Wellbeing Program

      We all deserve to live a healthy and well-balanced life. It's not an option, it's a necessity!

      One simple rule

      We really want you to enjoy your work, so we set up one simple rule, that none of our teammates will work on the same project for a very long time in the same industry, but will always be following the latest technology standards. You can never get bored working at Valtech!

      Work from home

      Our jobs wrap around our lives – not the other way around. Wherever you feel you can be most comfortable and productive as well, we make sure to respect your choice.

      Social Events

      We enjoy spending time together, not only at work. Ski trips, carting, laser-tag, wine tasting, picnics, cooking classes… you name it – we’ve done it! There are plenty of cool events to join and to get to know your colleagues.

      Competitive Conditions

      Besides a very competitive salary and additional vacation days, you will join annual company events with the whole team.

      Challenging Projects

      Ready for a challenge? We guarantee you’ll find challenging projects at Valtech!

      Cool Colleagues

      What’s the most important thing in a job? Cool colleagues with whom you spent most of the time during the week. We have a lot of them!

      Honest Feedback

      Honesty, openness and respect are among our core values. We encourage an open feedback culture in order to build trust and grow together.

      Company values

      We SHARE our knowledge with our clients and colleagues all over the world. We value different opinions and embrace open discussions. We DARE to go into unknown territories. We dare to speak up and be totally honest. We CARE about the end user experience, about our clients' businesses and about the quality of the things we make. We want to make the world a better place through the work we do.

      Modern Office

      Our office located in the inner Center of Skopje was fully renovated and furnished with the best and most comfy furniture out there

      Free Beverages

      Enjoy free coffee, drinks, and snacks at work, or join one of our famous company dinners.

      24 vacation days

      Bonuses…

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