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Mar 18th, 2022

QA Automation Engineer - Python - Cryptowatch

About Kraken

As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide - our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The QA Engineer will focus on analyzing requirements, developing, and maintaining automated and manual test cases for Cryptowatch’s REST and websocket APIs
  • Develop deep expertise in the product
  • Work closely with the manual testing group to automate features for better regression coverage
  • Develop a strategy to automate feature testing as part of the development life cycle and to define and implement the automated test cases required to guarantee the highest level of quality and performance
  • Be the voice of quality during testing, raising issues when needed and highlighting risk
  • Create documentation for QA activities, processes, and best practices
  • Identify opportunities to continuously improve QA processes through automation and tooling to optimize testing
  • Collaborate with development, product managers and other team members to understand product features, test requirements, and to promptly deal with issues and defects

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in developing automation frameworks and writing test scripts
  • Good understanding of SDLC and software development process
  • Comfort with remote collaboration across disciplines, and experience partnering with product managers and engineers
  • Inquisitive attitude
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with git and GitLab or GitHub
  • Experience in API test automation
  • Understanding of CI/CD processes and tools
  • Ability to be patient and strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Location Tagging #US #EU

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