Junior/Regular QA Automation Engineer

Employer: Luxoft Romania
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 12.05.2021
    Short company description

    Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, (NYSE: DXC), is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers the world over. Luxoft uses technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences, and boost operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services. Luxoft combines a unique blend of engineering excellence and deep industry expertise, specializing in automotive, financial services, travel and hospitality, healthcare, life sciences, media and telecommunications. Luxoft is well known for its consistent high level of delivery and complex project management, its premier digital engineering talent, exceptional client focus, and agility, creativity, and remarkable problem-solving capabilities.


    Mandatory Skills Description:

    ## Technical Skills
    3+ years of hands on experience with software testing.
    2+ year experience in a programming/scripting language (Python preferred).
    Good knowledge of QA processes and Defect Life Cycle
    Critical/algorithmic thinking in context of troubleshooting
    Good skills with administering Linux systems and Shell scripting
    Good understanding of the TCP/IP stack (IP addresses, netmask, transport protocols)

    ## Soft Skills
    Very good written and spoken English.
    Ability to work, and thrive in a distributed team.
    Self-starter, takes initiative, identifies and completes tasks.
    Professional with ability to properly handle confidential information.

    # Tools
    Linux (Centos, Ubuntu)
    Linux shells (Bash)
    Linux containers (Docker & LXC/LXD), virtual machines
    Networking tools (ping, traceroute)
    Github, Jira

    Nice-to-Have Skills:

    Knowledge of Python programming language is a big plus
    Experience working with Kubernetes
    Experince with Linux containers (Docker, LXC or LXD)
    Experience working with hardware virtualization (KVM)
    ISTQB Certification is a plus
    Previously working with continuous integration
    Experience working with Git, code reviews
    Experience in testing web services
    Experience with Agile software development methodology (SCRUM framework is preferred)
    Experience working with network protocols and equipment (routers/switches/firewalls/VPN)


    Project Description:

    You will be part of a multi-national team of 50+ young passionate developers and testers responsible for the development of the next generation SDN (Software-Defined Networking) solution for Data Center networking.
    The solution targets the Data Centers of large organizations, including private/hybrid/public cloud environments, and manages the configuration of L2-L3 networking devices.

    We are looking for a QA engineer to contribute to the test automation process for a Kubernetes-based platform, which provides container hosting for the services of the SDN controller.
    This includes writing test plans, setting up test environments, implementing test cases using a Python 3 based test automation framework, running and troubleshooting regression tests.


    Develop automated test cases in Python 3 with an in-house developed framework.
    Participate in business requirements review with developers and business stakeholders.
    Prepare Test plan, Test cases and Test scripts for product enhancements and bug fixes.
    Perform Functional, System, Integration and Regression tests.
    Participate in daily Scrum activities, and Sprint execution.
    Prepare and maintain QA testing environments.
    Perform troubleshooting to understand the root cause of an issue.
    Document test results, identify exceptions and communicate results to the team.
    Manage Defect lifecycle.