Globoforce, Inc. Senior QA Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human cultures through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company pioneered the WorkHuman movement, created to galvanize organizations and leaders worldwide to create a more human workplace. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland.

We have a vision to help build the best, most admired company cultures in the world. It starts with our own culture. If you work with us, you’ll be inspired by your colleagues, delighted by our customers, and driven by our collective energy and momentum… because at Globoforce, we all understand that we’re part of something big.

Our best practices and technology are at the heart of the world’s most successful worldwide recognition programs. Recently named Great Place to Work 2016, Digital Technology Company of the Year (Irish Software Association, 2015), as well as named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts (Boston Globe, 2015), Globoforce continues to impact and transform the fundamental nature of organization’s cultures around the globe

To work as a QA Engineer with in an agile team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Developing testing strategy and test cases as part of a product development team

  • Manual and automated testing of new backend functionality and regression of existing functions

  • Implementing automated test suites for testing of new functionality and regression of existing functions

  • Developing manual and automated tests for new and existing clients, using Fitnesse with a DB fit frame work.

  • Testing of new client implementations and modifications to existing client configurations

  • Log and take ownership of defects of defects found

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years experience testing online services / Internet-based systems

  • Experience in backend testing and backend integration testing

  • Good working knowledge of Database technologies and SQL

  • Good knowledge of XML

  • Knowledge of Unix is advantage

  • Experience diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving quality issues

  • Familiarity with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design, planning and execution.

  • Experience developing and executing automated test suites with Fitnesse and/or TestNG

  • Experience with Agile development methodology

  • Ability to work with a remote team

  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing, by phone, and in person with other teams

  • Ability to help launch new projects and follow through to completion

  • Attention to detail

Education and Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field. Alternatively, equivalent work experience

  • ISTQB Certification is advantage

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