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Agile QA Tester

Did you know that The term “bug” in software dates back to 1947 when Grace Hopper found an actual moth causing a malfunction in the Harvard Mark II computer?

Our client is seeking a seasoned Agile QA Tester to become a valuable member of its dynamic team. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in formulating a comprehensive end-to-end test plan, executing it meticulously, and overseeing all associated activities. The primary goal is to ensure the achievement of objectives and the software solution's seamless functionality, performance, reliability, and stability. Our client provides enterprise-class managed data center services. They have around 70 datacenters servicing 29 different markets, and we can't disclose their clients – but think about any significant industry player from hyperscalers, banks, healthcare and social media platforms, and they're likely in their CRM.


The ideal candidate will possess automation expertise but should also be adept at manual testing. While the aim is to automate most tests by the year's end, the initial phase will involve a greater reliance on manual testing. They should be a critical thinker capable of swiftly addressing software challenges and proposing improvements in an agile work environment. Reporting progress to Team Leads and highlighting impediments to timely work completion is crucial. A high level of accountability and ownership for individual and team product delivery is also expected. 




  • Collaborate closely with developers, product owners, and stakeholders in an Agile/Scrum setting to comprehend product requirements and devise test plans accordingly.
  • Develop, revise, and maintain test cases for software products.
  • Identify, document, and prioritize bugs discovered during testing.
  • Coordinate with development teams to resolve issues promptly.
  • Create detailed, well-structured test plans and cases.
  • Conduct thorough regression testing post-issue resolution.
  • Adhere to Agile testing principles, continuously reviewing and enhancing testing processes.
  • Monitor quality assurance metrics such as defect densities and open defect counts.
  • Participate in sprint planning, review, retrospective, and daily stand-up meetings.
  • Stay abreast of new testing tools and strategies.




  • 5+ years of proven QA Tester experience
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks
  • Experience with automated testing tools such as Selenium, JMeter, TestNG, Protractor, Cucumber, etc.
  • Experience designing and executing automation scripts with open-source tools, and implementing test automation frameworks
  • Good understanding of various testing methodologies, including unit, regression, integration, and end-to-end testing
  • Proficient in documenting and troubleshooting errors.
  • Strong grasp of Java, Python, Ruby, or other scripting language
  • Solid SQL skills, or other querying language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detai.
  • Analytical mindset and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Availability for meetings within the Eastern time zone
  • Comfortable working with both manual and automation testing


Bonus points for:

    • Knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
    • Experience with security or performance testing as well
    • CSTE or ISTQB certifications
    • Understanding of CI/CD tools like Bamboo or Jenkins
    • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes

If you meet these qualifications and are ready to contribute your expertise to a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply!

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