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Principal QA Engineer

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JOB FUNCTIONS

We are looking for an experienced Principal QA Engineer to strengthen and coach our team. As a QA Engineer, you focus on all aspects of quality, using your DevOps skills to implement repeatable processes with the objective of painless and continuous delivery. Within the QA Chapter, you help drive the roadmap to continually improve our quality processes.


Your automation game is strong. In your role as Principal QA Engineer, you are a sounding board for your peers, coaching both Developers and QA Engineers to understand and adopt best practices in test automation. You are a clear communicator and can explain technical topics, issues and questions to various audiences in a clear and concise way.


You know what motivates your peers and like to share the vision while driving your QA goals in an iterative and agile way. Hands-on automation testing (writing scripts, implementing test suites, building pipelines) is a significant part of your job.


  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience as a QA Engineer;

  • Hands-on skills in test automation (Java or JavaScript/TypeScript), API testing, and frontend testing;

  • Strong experience and understanding of CI/CD (Jenkins or similar);

  • Experience with at least one of the Selenium-based testing framework;

  • Strong professional experience testing API endpoints, preferably using REST Assured;

  • Ready to perform both manual and automation testing;

  • You have a rich experience in techniques like Domain-driven design and Lean;

  • You are a natural leader, have some experience in leading the team or willingness to lead one;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to bring a vision across and get the commitment to move everyone along;


  • Nice to have

  • Experience in performance testing;

  • Working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes;

  • Understanding how to build proper testing in a product that comprises different SDKs and toolkits.


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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

Backbase is a software product organization building a Digital Banking solution ranked world-leading by Gartner. Our Web and Mobile solutions are laying the foundation for digital banking websites and apps used by millions of people around the world. Our QA engineers, either working on the web or Mobile solution, are acting as individual contributors across different squads within our tribes. The tribes are organized according to value streams; each building the digital banking platform for different client-segments.


Your main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Automating everything is our aim and CI/CD is our game. As a QA Automation Engineer, you play a key role in improving and innovating our QA automation processes to support the delivery of our product, as we work towards Continuous Delivery.

  • You support and coach your peers in the QA Chapter, through workshops, documentation, and pair programming.

  • You continually drive innovation, creating a vision for automation across all the products and finding solutions to QA automation challenges that scale well and are sustainable.

  • You are one of the key drivers for the QA innovation backlog and planning, and set objectives for the QA Chapter to Shift-Left and work towards higher quality and independent releases.

  • As we are a scaled Agile product organisation, we want to establish tight feedback loops in every process. For you, that means you need to hone your personal leadership skills continually.


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    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

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    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Our code lines translate into developments and features that make banking easier for 100+ million users around the globe. We’re building a product that gives financial institutions digital speed and flexibility, and empowers end-users to fully control their finances on any device, 24/7.

    team challenge

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    The pressure to keep our platform safe, secure, adaptable and integrated with hundreds of core systems is a big challenge. That’s why we work in small, cross-functional teams to build capabilities fast and meet the needs of our clients globally. We’re building a spaceship in mid-air, so expect to feel comfortable with being uncomfortable at all times. Your reward: a mark on a product used by millions.

    your impact

    Your code influences the way millions of people experience banking every day around the world.

    latest technology

    If we talk frontend – we talk Angular. If we talk backend – it’s Java. Mobile? Kotlin and Swift, of course.

    hands-on learning

    You’ll constantly need to reinvent yourself to stay relevant. If you are hungry to learn and ready to explore different ways – this is the place to be.

    smart heads

    You will get to work with the smartest people in the industry. We constantly challenge each other.

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    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

     

     

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    • Cardiff 16
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