February 4, 2019

QA Coordination Engineer

Job Description

We are currently seeking a QA Coordinator Engineer for a permanent position based in our clients Dublin HQ.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Release manager and operating within the Quality Assurance structure you will have the following roles & responsibilities;

  • Support Release manager and management team in achieving QA sign off on multiple parallel releases, across multiple environments, using an agile (Scrum), continuous delivery model.
  • Prepare & co-ordinate the Release test approach, and plan work accordingly
  • Co-ordinate & support offshore Release QA team (~25 resources)
  • Prepare daily test plan for offshore.
  • Work with multiple Scrum QA Leads supporting them through the release process as they deliver their new features.
  • Gather & share key feature info – requirements, test data and incorporate into Release test approach.
  • Ensure Release Scope is suitably tested & signed off
  • Work with automation team and support them through each Release QA cycle.
  • Review offshore test execution results.
  • Daily triage of issues raised, identify Critical high priority items that have potential to halt a release
  • Escalate existing Production issues, ensure they are raised as appropriate.
  • Maintain Test Rail project
  • Lead 0ffshore in ongoing update and maintenance of Release Regression Test Suites (organic) to include new features as delivered by the scrum teams.
  • Monitor & improve release QA processes, updating as required, coordinating this task with the planning and delivery organisation.
  • Previous experience working with and perhaps leading an offshore QA team.
  • Working with remote teams across Europe.
  • Previous experience executing an end to end QA approach, test planning and process implementation across multiple delivery streams.
  • Strong communication skills



  • 3rd level qualification (FETAC level 8)
  • In a technical discipline e.g. Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Physics etc.
  • 3rd level qualification & technical Post Graduate qualification plus relevant work experience will also be considered.
  • ISTQB Foundation level certification, while not a requirement, would be a distinct advantage.

Skills & Application Competencies

Some or all of the following skills and application exposure would be an advantage

  • Linux/Unix knowledge with shell scripting experience
  • MySQL/SQL Server
  • IntelliJ, Eclipse or equivalent
  • Jenkins
  • Python/Groovy/Ruby
  • Experience on projects with a heterogeneous technology stack
  • AngularJS, JavaScript, Java, C#/.NET, CouchBase, JSON, REST
  • Atlassian Application Stack
  • Jira, Confluence, Stash
  • Git
  • Maven
  • Experience working with remote & distributed teams
  • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal
  • TestRail test asset management tool or other similar test asset management application
  • Postman/Fiddler Tool/Charles proxy or similar
  • Familiarity with browser development tools
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February 11, 2019


Jason McLoughlin
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