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QA Automation Engineer

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Product

We are seeking a talented QA automation engineer to design
testing procedures for our software applications. In this role, will be
responsible for analyzing the functionality of applications and
designing automated tests to validate their performance. You will
also be required to identify bugs, set up datasets, and collaborate
with the Product team.


To ensure success as a QA automation engineer, you should have
solid programming skills, an excellent eye for detail, and proper
project management skills. A skilled QA automation engineer can
design and write efficient test procedures for every software
application.


Key Responsibilities
You’ll be part of the Product division under the Quality Assurance Team. After initial training
you’ll support the team in strategic projects, bringing new ideas and help shaping mid/long
term QA strategies, while being hands on and providing excellent day-to-day improvements
to our software quality strategy.
Among other tasks, you’ll work on:
●Meeting with the software design team to discuss testing approaches.
●Identifying software application weaknesses and target areas.
●Sketching out ideas for automated software test strategies.
●Reviewing software bug reports and highlighting problem areas.
●Writing automation scripts and implementing software applications.
●Designing and implementing datasets for automated tests.
●Troubleshooting automation software and finalizing system procedures.
●Identifying quality issues and creating test reports.
●Collaborating with the design team to solve application faults.

Benefits
- Independence & creativity: You will be expected to take responsibilities by learning
and proposing new solutions and alternatives to the team.
- Make a difference: Alaya is all about bringing more goodness to this world,.You will be
part of a young and motivated group of people who are passionate about making a
difference in the world.
- An amazing culture: We offer a great work environment, a challenging and motivating
role with the possibility of taking more responsibilities as the company evolves.
- Volunteering hours: Every employee receives 20 hours per year to volunteer to
causes close to your heart.
- Exciting times ahead: You’ll be joining a start-up in an exciting stage of rapid growth
and international expansion. The sky’s the limit!


Who we are looking for:
The role is based in Barcelona, Spain.
So, are you the ideal match?
●Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a similar field.
●Previous experience working as a QA automation engineer.
●Advanced programming skills including automation systems and databases.
●Familiarity with programming script languages including Javascript and Python.
●Excellent analytical skills.
●Detailed knowledge of application functions, bug fixing, and testing techniques..
●Good written and verbal communication skills.
●Strong attention to detail.
●Good project management skills.
●Experience within SaaS and/or B2B sectors is a plus.
●Excellent English proficiency. Any other languages are a plus
●Solid organizational skills, proactivity and flexibility
●More than anything, passionate about technology, not afraid of speaking your mind
and able to work with various teams from all areas of expertise.


You live the Alaya values!

Do good:We have a genuine interest in bringing a positive impact to the world around us.
Get it done, better:We work smart and go the extra mile.
Say “we”, not “I”:We recognise our individual strengths, communicate and build on them as
a team.
Find a smarter way:We think outside of the box and always push boundaries.
Make it fun:We bring positive energy, a lighthearted manner, and have a good laugh.