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Lead QA Automation Engineer



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to actively shape WorkMotion's growth story. As our QA Lead within our Engineering team, you’ll have the chance to experience a unique 360° perspective behind the curtains of a textbook hyper-growth scale-up.

As our QA Lead, you will play a pivotal role in driving our QA automation strategy while also leading by example as an individual contributor. The ideal candidate will combine hands-on experience in QA automation with strong leadership skills to mentor and guide our QA team towards excellence.

We value work-life balance, so please only apply if you're based within 2 hours of the Central European Timezone.

What you'll do...

  • Being a hands-on Engineer
  • Innovate technology and process improvements into the product development life cycle to improve quality, reliability, scalability, and predictability
  • Coach and lead a small team of software engineers in tests - manage expectations, performance, and career development of your direct reports
  • Lead by example as an individual contributor, actively participating in automation testing efforts.
  • Create a constructive and healthy work environment that involves employees and allows them to actively contribute to the success of the team
  • Work with Senior Managers, Engineering Directors, and Technical Program Managers to create and complete a roadmap for your team
  • Lead and develop tests and test scenarios which analyze the platforms regarding load and scalability and deduct potential measures for improvement and coordinate the approval of platforms based on the test results
  • Define and align important KPIs (e.g. non-function requirements) with stakeholders such as product teams, Product Engineering teams
  • Be the driver for automation of test cases with both new and existing frameworks to fully enable a continuous integration
  • Develop and conduct training sessions on how to use the tool stack and enable teams to use it

What we're looking for...

  • Professional work experience, ideally in Test Management in large scale and complex environments
  • Good knowledge of developing and conducting load and performance tests
  • Experience with introduction and introduction/development of test automation frameworks
  • Good knowledge of application operations, particularly in analyzing systems in regard to load tests
  • Automation hands-on experience is a must
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud, Experience in designing, implementing and supporting highly scalable infrastructure service

What we offer…

    • As a remote and distributed team, you can do your best work from anywhere you are the happiest
    • Trust-based work – organize your own schedule. We want to celebrate results, not hours spent working
    • WorkFlex - easily workation from your dream destination
    • Well-Being Day - a dedicated day off to disconnect and recharge
    • Subsidised gym membership subscription
    • Training and development allowance
    • Opportunities to get to know some of your colleagues at our offices
    • Regular virtual events and annual team meetups

*Some benefits may vary due to local laws and regulations.

Who we are…

We are WorkMotion, an Employer of the Future.

By thinking outside the border, we are revolutionizing the working world and making the dream of working from anywhere a reality. Our all-in-one HR platform redefines global onboarding and management, ensuring 100% compliant remote employment.

What's great about being part of WorkMotion is that we practice what we preach – we're all about location flexibility. Joining us means embracing remote work without limits. Our passion lies in building a more globalized world and in transforming how we work in a meaningful way.

** WorkMotion is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive environment that embraces individuals of diverse backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, religions, ages, and personal outlooks.**