QA Automation Engineer

  • AQMetrics
  • Maynooth, Ireland
  • Aug 07, 2017
Full time Developer JAVA PHP

Job Description

At AQMetrics,  are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious QA automation engineer. You will be working with a team that builds automation and services that make QA continuous, simple and easy.

As a key member of our core engineering and testing team, you will make heavy use of automation technologies to produce reliable, scalable test processes that enable the engineering teams to build out product modules that deliver feature after feature with confidence.


  • Understand and validate requirements, use cases and customer journeys on definition and testability
  • Design, develop and execute test cases based on requirements
  • Driven by testing best practices; contribute and define new processes and procedural improvements
  • Prepare test data to support test cases
  • Automation of functional and performance tests
  • Execution of both manual and automated test cases and result analysis
  • Defect tracking and prioritisation
  • Troubleshoot and isolate problems encountered during testing; triage and root cause analysis
  • Maintain and enhance test case suite, performing maintenance as needed
  • Support and debug of existing services within the company

Core Skills

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in software quality assurance industry with at least 2.5 years of hands on experience in automation testing
  • Fundamental understanding of software test lifecycles and quality control methodologies
  • Experience working in a structured test environment
  • Experience across some or all of the following testing types: black box, white box, performance, security, integration
  • Master web applications and web services test structured experience with database integration. End to end data driven analysis
  • Proficient scripting and automation capabilities. (e.g. Java, Python, Bash, PHP etc..) Familiar with testing tools such as Selenium, TestNG, SOAPUI
  • Experience with version control, such as SVN or Git
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools
  • Strong interest and passion in software testing
  • Experience working with different test managements tools
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to deal with complexity in a fast-paced environment


  • Experience in the asset management and associated financial industries.
  • Knowledge of Atlassian JIRA would be an advantage