QA Automation Engineer

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Team Overview:

This role would join the growing global based team where the successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced and exciting environment using the latest technologies. You will be comfortable working within an agile and creative development environment on a wide variety of exciting products and features, reacting to constantly evolving and rapidly expanding markets.

 

Job Purpose:

You should be passionate about quality with a proactive mindset. You will also need to work successfully in a fast-paced environment across many different platforms. This role will be expected to contribute to feature development along with helping us to build a team of QA engineers with strong automation skills.

You will be working closely with QAs, developers, project managers, and other stakeholders throughout the Software Development Life Cycle. This will require key skills to write test cases, assess what to automate and to help mentor and coach our QA analysts to contribute to automation.

The individual should have an understanding of Software Development Life Cycle processes and the QA lifecycle and methodology along with proven experience in coaching peers.

Excellent written and spoken English is critical as you will be required to communicate with colleagues, line managers and occasionally large multinational clients.

 Description of Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with QA Analysts in squads you will be mentoring them through planning, prioritization and writing of automated test cases against the strategy, best practices and direction from the QA manager and Automation QA Team Lead.
  • Creating automated testing solutions for APIs, web (Desktop and mobile) and apps.
  • Create both automated and manual tests to cover all levels of the test pyramid.
  • Support the team in understanding test estimates for planning, and provide metric analysis and reports on the quality of product being produced. Particularly around planning in automated testing tasks within a sprint.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders, developers and Product to ensure transparent communication.
  • Delivery of solutions according to business requirements.
  • Driving best practices in all aspects of testing and software development.
  • Mentoring team members.
  • Strong knowledge of software testing and test methodologies
  • Proven experience in building automated test solutions for both mobile app and web solutions.
  • Experience with automation testing tools like Cucumber JVM, JBehave, Selenium or similar.
  • Experience with BDD methodology and Gherkin Language
  • Experience of testing applications using SQL databases
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Experience and aptitude in creating test scripts cases using BDD and then automating appropriate tests into new or existing frameworks.
  • Understanding how to implement ATDD or TDD strategies
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to prioritise according to client and commercial needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Actively challenge, encourage and champion better quality standards.
  • Good knowledge of different phases of test life cycle
  • Strong logical / analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Experience in JAVA based automated testing solutions
  • Experience with online gaming on both web and mobile platforms.

 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must also have the following qualities:

  • Strong knowledge of software testing and test methodologies
  • Proven experience in building automated test solutions for both mobile app and web solutions.
  • Experience with automation testing tools like Cucumber JVM, JBehave, Selenium or similar.
  • Experience with BDD methodology and Gherkin Language
  • Experience of testing applications using SQL databases
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Experience and aptitude in creating test scripts cases using BDD and then automating appropriate tests into new or existing frameworks.
  • Understanding how to implement ATDD or TDD strategies
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to prioritise according to client and commercial needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Actively challenge, encourage and champion better quality standards.
  • Good knowledge of different phases of test life cycle
  • Strong logical / analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Positive, can do attitude

The following skills/experience would be beneficial

  • Experience in JAVA based automated testing solutions
  • Experience with online gaming on both web and mobile platforms.

Travel Requirements:

This role may require a small amount of travel to our offices in Las Vegas or Sofia.  

GAN operates in a highly regulated environment, and candidate may be required to obtain an occupational gaming license in one or more U.S. states, which includes an application of personal data, a criminal and credit check, and fingerprints.  GAN will cover all costs and provide access to an Identity Protection program. 


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Why work with GAN?

An opportunity to work and build a career in an established multinational company with a start-up feel and community.

  • GANtastic Culture

    We are a group of hard-working, smart individuals from all around the world. We value a healthy work/life balance, providing flexible work hours while offering a fun, lively, and supportive work environment - including activities like zoom happy hours and employee-friendly competitions (just wait until you submit your pet photos, talent videos, and written stories for prizes). We believe in helping the company flourish by championing each other's personal and professional growth.

    At GAN, you're more than just an employee - you're family.

  • Compensation and Benefits

    Competitive total compensation package - including generous Holiday (EU) / PTO (US) programs and company paid Bank Holidays (EU) / Holidays (US).

    Benefit packages are dependent on the country, as some countries have healthcare through the government. In addition, GAN offers pension plans (EU) / 401(k) matching (US), paid maternity and paternity leave, and health and wellness coverage in the US (including medical, dental and vision, HSA, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance).

  • GAN Perks

    Fitness, gym, and sports reimbursement programs or vouchers, payday drinks, social events and competitions, and employee referral bonuses.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    GAN is committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the military and armed forces, or any other basis protected by country, federal, state, or local law. We are fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone’s unique contributions, experiences, and values.

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GAN offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative, and professional growth. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

 

 

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