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QA Engineer - Dublin 3

John Egan
Dublin - Dublin North
Dublin - Dublin City Centre
Dublin - Dublin West
Job Type: 
Permanent Full time
Negotiable Salary

Job Description


Our Client is currently looking for a QA Engineer to join their team in Dublin 3. If you would like to apply for this position please forward your CV to  or call (01) 2449520 for more information.


Key Points:


  • Based in Dublin 3 (minutes from the city centre)
  • Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic company and work with cutting-edge technologies
  • If you have a passion for technology and solving hard problems, Our Client can provide you with a stimulating and rewarding working environment. As a young company, they take a fresh approach to helping their customers and all members of their development team are expected to contribute at all levels of every project.


Main responsibilities:


  • Compile test case and technical documentation
  • Identify and document bugs within assigned projects
  • Collaborate with other team members in day-to-day tasks
  • Assist and owns tasks in test plan development and automation testing
  • Analyse and troubleshoot issues with software and environment
  • Deploy application code to QA environment and maintain environment integrity
  • Work directly with development and system administrators in troubleshooting problems
  • Work with other teams on integration and end-to-end testing
  • Meet and adapts to changing deadlines
  • Complete tasks independently and as part of a team to prioritize.
  • Solve moderately complicated problems requiring independent thinking
  • Understand team strategy and objectives
  • Serve as an individual contributor and team member
  • Write test automation code and builds test automation suites
  • Design and develop tests (both automated and manual) to be performed.
  • Ensure quality of application for customer usability and maintainability
  • Create, review and maintain test cases and plans
  • Review new requirements and devise new test scenarios and scripts, suggest new feature improvements for the solution
  • Review and updating of installation documentation and releases notes


Essential Skills & Experience:


  • Experience working in an Agile software development team
  • Experience with performing moderately difficult Database SQL queries (Mysql/Oracle environment is an advantage)
  • Solid experience with at least one major issue tracking systems (Jira, Mantis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience with core web front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS and foundation-level JavaScript
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English-language communications skills


Advantageous Skills & Experience :


  • Operating systems: Windows , Linux
  • Databases: MySQL, MsSQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other: TCP/IP, HTTP, SOAP, Web services, Performance/Load testing, Selenium, Automation, Hudson
  • Experience with Test automation tools (Selenium etc.) is an advantage
  • Experience in working on multiple projects in parallel, dealing with a high profile and rapid turnaround pace, and being able to interpret company priorities into personal priorities are required
  • Experience in the automation of testing front-end web applications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML)
  • Experience in the automation of testing back-end web systems (Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, REST Web services)
  • Experience with test automation tools, particularly JMeter and Selenium
  • Working knowledge of Java programming language
  • Working knowledge of a scripting language (e.g. Perl, Python, shell scripting)
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues across browsers (e.g. JavaScript, jQuery, CSS)
  • Knowledge of web site and web server optimisation and performance tuning techniques
  • History of creativity, innovative thought, awareness of current technical trends and high levels of performance and motivation
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and build an advantage
  • Experience in System Application Testing in a QA role
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years software testing experience
  • Deep knowledge of the software development and test processes
  • Strong analytical skills


If you are happy to be represented and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please send me CV via the link or call me (T: 01 2449520) indicating if you wish to be represented by Solas Consulting Group.