Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Cluj, Romania | Job Posted 21/11/2018

As a Senior QA you will use the latest testing tools and frameworks in test automation to build our automation capability. This role requires a solid blend of testing experience, software engineering and technical knowledge.

You will work closely with our global engineering team, to design and implement our quality practices, take a hands-on approach to qualifying our application (Darwin™) releases with test frameworks and automated quality gates.

What will you be doing:

  • Defining, designing, communicating, and executing Thomsons’ s quality vision & processes across our global engineering teams and Darwin releases.
  • Ensuring you and others continuously improve by proposing and then implementing new quality processes, designs and engineering practices that make your team more effective.
  • Tracking the progress you are making towards the wider goals of your team, and transparently communicate it to your team, architects, engineers, DevOps and management.
  • Setting the technical direction, by consulting with the team and architects, and considering all arguments.
  • Maintaining high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.
  • Providing guidance and insight on development techniques and methodologies.
  • Researching new technologies for the team.
  • Coaching, one to one mentoring, and developing team members.

We are looking for a PINK person, with:


  • Strong experience in test automation, testing Distributed Systems and/or Software Development Kits.
  • Designing, building and implementing testing tools, automation frameworks and Quality processes.
  • Designing and developing systems for both high availability and scalability.
  • Working with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins.
  • Working closely with DevOps in establishing effective quality strategies which facilitate a quick feedback mechanism in a continuous deployment environment.
  • Automating for Angular and applications.

Proven Ability in:

  • Object Oriented Programming fundamentals with proven problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Agile development methodology along with full software development life cycle experience.
  • Developing effective quality strategies for extensible, scalable, maintainable, secure and high performing applications.
  • Proactive communication and cross group collaboration.

Solid skills:

  • C#
  • Selenium Webdriver
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Jenkins

Nice to have skills:

  • Angular
  • Javascript/Jasmine
  • Nodejs
  • Specflow
  • Protractor
  • Other experience in Continuous Integration Tools e.g. TeamCity

What we offer:

  • A yearly budget and the opportunity to build your own flexible benefits package
  • Work as part of a geographically distributed team, with colleagues in UK and Singapore
  • Fast-paced, agile work environment and the opportunity to work with our impressive clients