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Software Test Automation Engineer (API & UI Automation)



Software Engineering, Design, Quality Assurance
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

About the job 

We’re looking for a Part-Time Software Quality Engineer based in LATAM who has experience with API and UI automation testing, as well as a willingness to perform ad hoc manual testing. The successful candidate will be working remotely on a cloud-based quality management system.

Requirement Summary

  • Location: Anywhere in LATAM
  • Type of testing: UI & API Automation and ad hoc manual testing 
  • Workload: 20 hours per week | 4 hours a day | Monday to Friday  
  • Type of work: Part-time – fully remote
  • Contract Duration: Nine months (Starting from January 2024)
  • Supporting hours: 9.00 – 13.00 MDT 
  • Devices: Mobile (iOS & Android) and Laptop (Windows & Mac) 

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Participate in test automation-focused meetings to collaborate and share insights.
  • Develop and maintain API test suites using tools like Postman and Newman, while also creating new test suites as needed.
  • Provide assistance for API test automation, primarily based on Selenium.
  • Contribute to build testing within the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Generate comprehensive reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing test data.
  • Conduct technical root cause analysis of defects and prepare detailed reports on the findings.

What You Need To Succeed?

Technical Skills

  • Minimum three years of experience in technology consulting, including developing test automation solutions. 
  • Five years of experience and knowledge in test automation and automated testing.
  • High proficiency in API and UI test automation.
  • Hands-on experience in creating test scripts with JavaScript. 
  • Experience with cloud-based test automation using services like BrowserStack and/or AWS. 
  • Experience and willingness to perform manual testing when required. 
  • Experience in CI/CD test automation integration.
  • Competence in testing web, mobile, native applications (iOS & Android) and Mac. 
  • Experience with WebdriverIO, Appium, and Selenium. 
  • Having experience with Azure DevOps is a plus.

Attributes and Behaviours 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English.
  • Driven to earn quickly and continuously expand knowledge.
  • Comfortable with a frequently changing environment and able to adapt fast.
  • Team player, socially open-minded, empathetic, and considerate of cultural differences.

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