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Senior QA, Kiev

Keywords / Skills : Senior QA, Kiev

4 - 7 years
Posted: 2019-09-07

Industry
Any
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
7th Sep 2019
Job Ref code
207908
Job Description


Project Description

Our client is a leading global Financial markets data provider runs a number of change programs to deliver of high-quality software that connects Financial Markets across the glob in a real-time, high frequency and low-latency data management chain. The projects are technically challenging in an environment that is very engaging. Projects will utilize a multitude of different languages and skill sets with a focus on C++, Java and scripting languages.
We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) engineer to develop and execute manual and automated tests to ensure product quality.
QA engineer responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)
The QA engineer role plays an important part in product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs, while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy predicting and therefore helping to prevent issues in software, we'd like to meet you. Ultimately, you should be able to monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.
We are looking for Senior QA with experience in testing of backend systems and services running under Linux, with capabilities to collaborate in a team focused environment and coordinate work with BA, Dev, Operational and cross-functional application teams.

Responsibilities

Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet customer needs
Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
Monitor debugging process results
Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Skills

Must
4 years minimum testing or other software development experience
Knowledge of scripting languages (Python)
Experience of formal software development lifecycle, with a solid grasp of manual and automated software testing methodologies and tools
Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
Hands-on experience with both white box, black box, functional, stress and load testing of products
Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems
Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of TCP/IP & UDP Multicast fundamentals and solving problems
Experience altering code written in C, C++ and/or Java
English at the level of Upper-Intermediate
Nice to have
Experience with valgrind or JProfiler is a plus
Experience with Robot Framework is a plus
Experience with Jira, TestRail, Confluence, is a plus
Experience with testing in AWS, CI/CD is a plus
Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
Experience with encryption/decryption and proxy setup is a plus
General protocol knowledge, knowledge of middleware and/or networking principles is a plus

Languages
  • English: Upper-intermediate

Key Skill(s)

About Company

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, (NYSE: DXC), is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers the world over. Luxoft uses technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences, and boost operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services. Luxoft combines a unique blend of engineering excellence and deep industry expertise, specializing in automotive, financial services, travel and hospitality, healthcare, life sciences, media and telecommunications. For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com
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