Senior QA Engineer at Whitespectre

We have a vacancy for an experienced Sr QA Engineer to join us on a full-time, long-term basis as a contractor. In this role, you will be working on exciting consulting projects for our client partners and also Whitespectre's SaaS platform for Network Driven Commerce (paragoncommerce.com).

You'll work within a fast-moving cross-functional team of backend and frontend engineers, Product, and UI/UX to solve interesting technical challenges and create products that drive real business growth at scale.

Whitespectre is a technology consultancy that develops high-performing platforms and applications. We work with both high-growth start-ups and large established companies looking to launch new products. Founded in 2015, we're a team of 70 smart and diverse architects, engineers, product managers, and designers from across the globe, working together remotely- and we're growing!

What do we offer?

  • A focussed adherence to our agile/scrum processes (we really believe it helps to get good work done)
  • An expectation that you understand the product, that you help Product Managers and Developers think through the implications of new features.
  • A great working atmosphere where you can share and learn with other smart people
  • The best-in-class toolsets: Slack, CI/CD with Docker etc
  • Competitive rates
  • A long-term working relationship: at least a year working on this project, then others.
  • Work as part of a talented, globally distributed, successful team (working hours are 11am - 8pm Central European time)

What you'll be doing

  • Manual frontend and API testing
  • Writing automation tests
  • A key member of the team in ensuring the quality of changes that we release to production.
  • Strong debugging skills (JavaScript, browser console, Node, Android logs)
  • Good analytical skills and capacity to break down bigger testing projects/requirements into smaller blocks
  • An strong understanding how to triage issues and respond based on their impact/urgency.
  • Improve how we design the team’s approach to the quality of the product.
  • Get to work with UI, contract, and model-based testing tools using technologies like JavaScript, Cypress, Cucumber, Watir, Capybara, Selenium, and RSpec. every day.
  • Work closely with the product team, stakeholders, and users from the preliminary planning work, understand the product well, from different perspectives, and have a holistic view of it.
  • Plan and deliver new features.
  • Build tools and libraries to simplify the development and improve the quality of the work.

Who you are:

  • You are eager to dive into a product as early as possible to test new features.
  • You have solid experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • You value quality and take pride in everything you deliver as a reflection of yourself.
  • You are self-organize and know how to deliver on time achieving great quality.

Good English verbal and written communication skills are essential.

This is a contract position with a long term outlook (12 months+ full-time project) for the right candidate.

What do we offer?

  • 100% Remote team: Work as part of a talented, globally distributed, successful team with over 8 years of remote experience.
  • Interesting challenges: We’ve done everything from scaling high-performance applications, building beautiful (but complex) user interfaces to low-level Bluetooth communication with hardware devices.
  • Impact: Our delivery teams are fast-moving, highly collaborative, and own products end to end- your thinking and contribution make a big impact!
  • Great environment: We provide a great working atmosphere where you can share and learn with other smart people.
  • Career progression: We want you to grow with us and provide the opportunities, knowledge sharing, and mentorship to do that.
  • The best-in-class toolsets: Slack, CI/CD with Docker etc
  • Work-life balance: love your work, but know that it doesn’t take over your life.
  • Paid Meetups: Come meet with your colleagues in Barcelona or at a local meetup.
  • Competitive rates

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