Senior QA Engineer

Quality Assurance Vimercate, Italy Puglia Region, Italy

About Liferay

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,200+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. As a renowned provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Liferay Experience Cloud is an all-in-one solution that unites our Liferay DXP and cloud platform capabilities with built-in analytics and B2B commerce functionality, reducing the time to market and allowing for accelerated innovation - serving notable customers across the globe such as Airbus, US Bank, Honda, and Desjardins.

But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!

 About You and this Role

Liferay Italy is looking for a Senior QA Engineer with a solid knowledge of software testing, with the ability to create high quality automated test software using open source solutions. The candidate has to be able to work with team members to identify test priorities, plan and execute test automation strategies for their teams, and ensure that the overall quality of the application is consistently improving.

We are currently looking for a Senior QA Engineer with experience in testing software applications.

  • Do you have experience in testing web applications?
  • Are you skilled in automated testing?
  • Do you want to work on exciting projects using open source tools and technology?

 If yes, this might be your dream job, so read on!

Key Objectives

  • Perform functional manual and automated testing of Liferay DXP and other Liferay products
  • Develop and update Test Strategy and Test Planning with the team
  • Drive test plans and test strategies for features based on established risk profiles and use cases.
  • Develop relevant KPIs and report on metrics
  • Demonstrate an intermediate-level understanding of testing tools, testing strategies, and testing technologies.
  • Standardize, improve, and communicate development and testing processes across the project and the QA guild.
  • Work directly with developers throughout the development process, providing support for development efforts from pull request to the final merge
  • Write clear, concise, and thoroughly investigated defect reports
  • Perform root cause analysis research and effectively present findings to the cross-functional team
  • Able to drive testing approach and execution for projects by collaborating with the QA Engineers, Project Managers, Developer Leads, and other product stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with team members to enable continuous testing and delivery.
  • Develop, maintain, improve and communicate the testing strategy and status with the teams.
  • Analyze existing product design and source code to identify needed testing and testability improvements.
  • Work with Continuous Integration tooling and processes
  • Coach Developers and QA Engineers on improving testability, test practice, and strategies.
  • Mentors less experienced team members
  • Report risk proactively and effectively to stakeholders as needed.
  • Able to iterate and innovate upon existing testing tools and strategies.
  • Contributions generally impact important components of the work of the team
  • Improves working methods of the team

 Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent level of knowledge
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to break down complex problems
  • A willingness to continuously learn and get better
  • Self-management and organizational skills
  • Experience working as a QA Engineer on a cross-functional team
  • Experience developing automated tests (e.g. Webdriver, Cucumber, etc.) following maintainable design patterns (e.g. Page Object, etc.)
  • Strong practical knowledge of SCM/VCS’ (Git / Mercurial / SVN) and related experience working with Github based development
  • Experience using Issue Management systems (e.g. JIRA, etc.)
  • Comfortable with Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Comfortable with databases (such as MySQL, Oracle, etc)
  • Comfortable with Java Application Servers (e.g. Tomcat)
  • Advanced English Level
  • Experience setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins or other build management tools
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.) as part of an Agile Testing methodology
  • Experience in Performance/Load/Stress testing
  • Experience to write in a clear and fluid way the Test Strategy, Test Planning, Reporting

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Updated knowledge about the latest trends and frameworks in web development: React, ES2015 (or versions above), Web Components, Progressive Web Applications
  • Knowledge about the frontend ecosystem and tools: Babel, npm, Webpack, Rollup, PostCSS.
  • Demonstrate an intermediate-level understanding of testing tools, testing strategies, and testing technologies.

What We Offer

  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility, grow professionally, and Stay Nerdy
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Check out what employees say about us on Glassdoor
  • Working at a leading open-source company
*Please send your resume written in English

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status,