Blip • Portugal

QA Engineer (Frontend)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

As a Quality Assurance Engineer on a Frontend team, you are part of a Software Development Team, responsible for the full lifecycle of an application. Working in a team formed by Developers, a Delivery Manager and a Product Owner, you will contribute to deliver with quality and pace. Your mission will be to improve our ability to test efficiently as well as enhancing the product and customer experience. 

You'll have a decisive role in the automation strategy of your team and project, so you must have a proven track record of software testing for fast paced organizations where time to market, quality and rapid change are critical to the company's success.  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Act as a partner on an Agile team, working together to keep delivering at pace, scale, and with the demanded quality to support our products 
  • Analyze requirements and user stories with a critical mindset, identifying possible gaps and being ready to collaborate with Product Owner 
  • Create testing strategies for new features or architectural changes 
  • Specify test cases for user stories to assure a good coverage of automated tests 
  • Write and maintain test automation and test scripts 

What We're Looking For...  

  • Proven-track record as an effective Quality Engineer in complex software development projects 
  • Demonstrable experience of both manual and automated testing methods 
  • You have working knowledge of JavaScript and experience in JavaScript frameworks/libraries, such as AngularJS or ReactJS   
  • You have knowledge of JavaScript test tools (e.g. Mocha, Jasmine, Jest, Protractor, Selenium, Webdriver.io, etc); 
  • Test-driven development techniques (e.g. BDD and ATDD) 
  • Experience working with version control systems such as Git 
  • Able to work in a fast paced, team-oriented and collaborative environment 
  • You are proactive and ready to adapt to changing priorities and rapid change 
  • Proven clear and confident communication skills. 

We'd love to see... 

  • Experience of testing at API layers (e.g. REST) 
  • Experience working in CI/CD with tools such as Jenkins or GoCD 
  • Comfortable with Linux navigation and script automation using shell 
  • Understanding of build and configuration tools such as Jenkins, CHEF and Ansible 
  • Knowledge on Amazon Web Services  

Company benefits

Open to job sharing
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme – Take 20 - Spend up to 20 days working abroad
Work from home allowance
Self Development Fund
Health Insurance for Employee + Household
3 extra Vacation Days/Year and up to 5 more, increasing with your length of service
Bonus up to 20% Annual Salary
Training & Development + Job Swing

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First we assess the flexibility options Blip provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Blip is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Blip

Company employees

430

Gender diversity (male:female)

70:30

Office locations

Porto, Portugal

Hiring Countries

Portugal
What employees are saying

"Blip is a pioneer in flexible working practises in Porto, Portugal. The company really cares for the workers' wellbeing and translates that in to effective work."

Delivery Manager at Blip

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