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Blip • Portugal

QA Engineer (Frontend)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

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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 – 3 extra months of bonding time or 3 monetary boosts
Enhanced paternity leave – 3 extra months of bonding time or 3 monetary boosts
Work from anywhere scheme – Take 20 - Spend up to 20 days working abroad
Work from home allowance
Dog friendly office
Work from home stipend
Health insurance – Health Insurance for employee and household
Tax-free childcare
In office workout classes
In office massages
In office catering
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Meditation space
In office yoga classes
Personal development budgets – 1000€/year of Self Development Fund
Hackathons
Charity donation scheme
Language lessons
Volunteer days – 2 social days per year
Financial coaching
Legal consults
Employee assistance programme
Teambuilding days
Relocation packages
Employee discounts
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
Location
92%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
88%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
88%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
85%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
86%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
86%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
78%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
84%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
90%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
74%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
71%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Blip

Company employees

605

Gender diversity (male:female)

70:30

Office locations

Porto, Portugal

Hiring Countries

Portugal

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Medium companies

2nd – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Saas & Dev Software

Saas & Dev Software

Industry awards 2022