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Software QA Automation Engineer

Koombea is looking for a QA Automation Engineer to join our QA team in Barranquilla or as a remote worker. Your main goal is to assess software quality and feature releases through automation testing. 

As a QA Automation Engineer, you’ll be responsible for running automation tests and give feedback on time to your QA lead or by yourself. You’ll also interact with product managers, architects, developers as well as technical writers all throughout the product lifecycle - from concept to implementation - and act as the voice of the customer to maintain quality of the product suite. 

Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with Project Managers and QA Leads to review Requirements/Specifications, estimate tasks, and size project releases. 
  • Oversight for all test planning, documentation and execution of functional, systems, end to end, and regression tests to uncover defects and improve the overall quality of the software. 
  • Generate QA reports that clearly communicate QA results, concerns and project status with an emphasis on project risk, including defect rates. 
  • Interface with business and project teams to understand and resolve any quality issues that are discovered during any phase of the project life cycle. 
  • Review Business Requirements for gaps, traceability and testability. 
  • Review test results and create test reports to QA management and senior leadership. 
  • Influence project team to follow the defined procedures within the quality system.  Support Project Manager to identify risks and to develop mitigation strategies. 
  • Provide input to project management on risks or issues related to testing. 
  • Help testing APIs and web services that bring feedback to front-end and back-end teams. 

Required Skills and Qualifications Technical Skills 

  • 4+ years of experience automating web/app 
  • Knowledge in GIT, CI, Unit testing and API Testing 
  • Knowledge in Unit testing, API Testing and Integration testing 
  • Skills working on C, C++, Java, .net and Python 
  • Working knowledge on Ruby (Desirable) 
  • Functional Testing ( Mandatory ) 
  • iSTQB (desirable) 
  • Working knowledge on Web Automation test suite, Appium automation framework or Cucumber 
  • Working knowledge on automating e-commerce (desirable) 
  • Experience using Load Runner, Jmeter or similar tools 
  • Knowledge Linux and Unix (Create/Install/Set up) 
  • Soft Skills 
  • Eagerness to Learn 
  • Communication and Organized, Proactive, and Results Driven 
  • Strategic thinking, Problem Solving and Risk Management 
  • End User Empathy & Understanding of Business Strategy 
  • Adaptability and Ability to Carry a Meeting and Make Deals 
  • Team Player & Great Attitude 
  • Knowledge Sharing and Mentoring 
  • Negative Thinking to consider the worst possible scenarios in testing. 
  • Time Management and Effort Prioritization 
  • Communicating in Difficult Situations and Mediation Skills 
  • Intercultural Awareness and Intercultural Communication  
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