Senior QA Engineer

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Department: Product & Technology

What are we looking for?

About CarTrawler
CarTrawler brings opportunities to life through a global online marketplace connecting Partners, Customers and Suppliers.
Our market leading B2B mobility platform expands airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, while deepening those relationships and creating substantial ancillary revenue opportunities.
CarTrawler works in partnership with many of the world’s biggest travel brands, providing mobility services for over a quarter of the top 100 airlines globally, including easyJet, Alaska Airlines, Jetstar, SWISS, KLM and Emirates and OTA’s such as eDreams, and Hopper.  As a B2B company we focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build brands, not our own.
For our people, they get to work in an indigenous Irish tech company, in healthy, high performing teams, solving interesting problems.  Based in Dublin, all decisions are made here - in Ireland.

Role Purpose
Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining quality standards for back end products with adherence to both internal and external standards. Develops and executes software test plans. Analyses and writes test standards and procedures. Maintains documentation of test results. Analyses test results and recommends corrective actions.

As a member of the technical/process QA function, you will develop quality standards, Manual tests, Automated tests and theories to be utilized during all levels of the SDLC. Working collaboratively to develop standards and procedures to provide quality guidance methods to the whole team.

The ability to be self-motivated in actively trying to improve process and develop tests in a technical area. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have Senior Role and mentor lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 5 years of software engineering or related experience.
Reporting to:      
QA Lead
Main accountabilities and key tasks:
·         Working on ways to automate and improve testing and quality for our backend services.
·         Perform test execution, test analysis and all phases of testing, including functional, regression, performance, usability, integration, acceptance, etc.
·         Collaborate with developers and product to implement our testing strategy
·         Identifying gaps in our testing strategy and proposing and implementing new ways of working
·         Working with QA Lead and QAs to ensure that the established processes works as intended
·         Proactively participate in maintaining team standards and best practices.
Knowledge and Experience:
·         Solid Experience with software development in one or more of the following languages: Java
·         Familiar with QA Automation on backend API systems
·         Process-oriented with great documentation skills
·         Excellent experience in REST API services
·         Experience administering and deploying development CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and Git
·         Strong experience of build system tools such as Gradle, Ant, Maven
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills
·         Experience in structured requirements gathering
·         Mentoring QA’s and leading best practices
·         Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
·         Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies SDLC
- Exposure to container orchestration services, especially Kubernetes using Docker


Hybrid Working Model At CarTrawler we are committed to creating an environment that enables our people to do their best work in the location which suits them best. Whether you enjoy the social aspect of working in the office, prefer to avoid the commute and work from home, or would like the best of both worlds, our Hybrid Working Model is designed to create the best possible working experience for you. At Cartrawler we have has the best technology to enable a truly world class remote working experience that drives collaboration and allows you to thrive in your role. We will also provide you with a “work from home kit” to help get that home office set up, including: ·       A high spec laptop, 2 monitors, docking station, mouse, keyboard & camera·       A comfortable ergonomic office chair and scandi-style desk Our Benefits:·        Flexible Working arrangements. We have a host of flexible options available·        Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members·        Up to 4% matched employer pension contribution to help you save for your future·        Family life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents and marriage leave·        Life assurance & Income protection·        Financial planning support·        Mental Health@CarTrawler programme·        Internal referral programme·        Bike to Work·        Travel Tax Saver The Cool Stuff:·       Annual performance related bonus·       25 days annual leave·       “Friday Unplugged” – Last Friday of every month we have a half day mental health break day.·       We have a dedicated Talent Management and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development, including unlimited premium access to;o    LinkedIn Learningo    Technical trainings via Udemyo    We also sponsor further education by providing financial support and study leave for specific programmeso    To support your personal growth, we offer a series of benefits including access to coaching, online resilience workshops and team workshops·       We have several employee cohorts across the business that you can become a part of or you will benefit from as they all play a key role in the super culture we have within CarTrawler;o    Sports and Social clubo    CSR Committeeo    Thriverso    Mental Health First Aiderso    Engagement Champion Network·       Weekly Yoga classes and Meditation·       Family & Friends Days, annual Summer & Christmas Party, Kids’ Christmas party and many more  
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