Senior QA Engineer

Location: India/Remote
Type: Full-time or contract

Job description:

The company’s explosive growth and ambitious business goals require a Senior QA Engineer capable of navigating a complex, highly dynamic and fast-paced environment. We’re one of the few legitimate companies offering high-paying jobs that are 100% remote, work from home.


Your opportunity and activities you’ll be involved in with Optiva?
Job duties:

  • Responsible for the quality of the products, and making it function in public and private cloud environments
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and reproducing technical problems, documenting and following them until full resolution
  • Taking part in both internal/customer projects and operations
  • Responsible for analyzing software, tools, and scripts to automate testing, quality control and monitoring on Preproduction system
  • Participating in functional, non-functional and exploratory testing across various project lines
  • Collaboration with cloud engineers in understanding new cloud technologies and investigating the way to improve the quality of the products based on their compatibility
  • Collaboration in the software development lifecycle to develop detailed test coverage including test plans and test cases, bugs and technical issues definitions
  • Navigate the path of functional requirements through quality gates to Production deployments
  • Proactively look for ways to create efficient testing approaches on short and long term testing cycles
  • Manage, participate in, or directly work on any additional projects, assignments, or initiatives assigned by management
  • Create/maintain documentation for test and operational procedures
  • Document and perform system pre-checks, application tests, and define additional testing requirements based on customer needs
  • Participate in an on-call rotation in a distributed Worldwide team


What you’ll need to hop on board and hit the ground running:
Technical skills:

  • 5+ years of related experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • 5+ years of technical testing experience in complex high-pressure environments
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Information Technology Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience with the Agile software development methodology and collaboration with internal teams to deliver software and configuration artefacts
  • Understanding of quality control principles and quality assurance definitions of done in projects
  • Strong background in test automation and automated testing tools
  • GitHub/Jenkins/Terraform experience
  • Experience with Docker or similar container solution
  • Solid understanding of development lifecycle and QA part in it – from requirements to post-delivery support


It would be much easier for you if you have:
Additional skills

  • Experience in testing distributed, service-oriented applications
  • Experience with Java build tools including Gradle
  • 1+ Telco experience (5G, IoT, AI, BigData, ML)
  • Experience in testing Linux-based Server-related applications


And, of course, you have a full-steam-ahead desire for:
Soft skills required:

  • Have a software-centric mindset
  • Be comfortable with coding
  • Relish change and frequent releases
  • Don’t fear complexity and scale
  • Understand the full software stack
  • View problems as an opportunity to improve
  • Embrace automation over manual effort
  • Translate the technical into business language
  • See challenges from a business perspective
  • Be prepared to move on with tasks


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