Junior QA Automation Engineer

Engineering#Exads · Dublin, Ireland
Department Engineering#Exads
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

EXADS is a young international software startup specialising in adtech. In business since 2013, EXADS is a self-sufficient, well funded and privately owned company with offices in Dublin and Porto. We are part of EXOGROUP, a set of companies made up of +150 talents and offering a wide range of services within the digital business landscape with headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Dublin, Porto, Valencia, Madrid, Tarragona and Buenos Aires.

As a company, we actively develop and maintain our own proprietary ad-serving technology platform and custom-built infrastructure enabling us to innovate and deploy new features and functionality quickly in a fast-moving and demanding industry.

We are revolutionising the online ad-serving industry for advertisers, publishers and networks alike and are seeking to recruit a Junior QA Automation Engineer to join the growing team in our Dublin office.

As a QA Automation Engineer, you will be designing and developing automated solutions that help guarantee the quality of our software.

Technologies include Angular, JavaScript, Protractor, Postman and Jenkins.




  • Own the testing and validation of usability and functional correctness of newly developed features and user interfaces, updates to existing functionality and technical bug fixes

  • Create test stories for manual and automated testing

  • Write and execute automated and manual tests for web interfaces and APIs

  • Identify areas for improvement, understand the business need, specify requirements and implement recommendations for increasing effectiveness of current processes

  • Participate in regular reviews and team knowledge sharing activities

  • Research of new and emerging solutions and to keep up to date with the latest industry trends and best practices

Skills and experience:


  • Passion for ensuring overall product quality and excellent user experience

  • Strong understanding of QA processes

  • Ability to understand user needs and workflows and ensure they are continuously met

  • 2+ years experience as a QA Engineer for web applications

  • Experience conducting both manual and automated testing

  • Strong knowledge in test automation with Selenium WebDriver or similar

  • Strong knowledge of javascript

  • Strong experience with API testing (REST)

  • Experience with build systems and version control systems (Jenkins, Git)

  • Ability to compose and execute test cases based on specifications and use cases

  • Comfortable working in an Agile environment

  • Keen to learn and understand all aspects of a complex platform

  • Excellent written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills

Nice to Haves:


  • Experience with performance testing

  • Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA/Confluence/BitBucket)

  • Experience with Protractor and Jasmine Frameworks

  • Experience with Postman


Education & Qualifications:

Qualifications in Computer Science/related technical discipline OR equivalent experience


What we offer:

We offer a position in a young, dynamic and international environment and the opportunity for permanent training, personal development, ambitious career growth and a competitive salary based on experience. Critical skills visa and relocation package can also be offered to the right candidate.

Most of all, we offer a position in a team that thrives on achievement, success and leadership within our industry. Our core company value is innovation: where people and creativity drive innovative technology. If you have a passion for open-source software and enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding environment, this position is for you!


Our company benefits:

Flexible start times - Private health insurance - Employer contributory pension - Your Birthday off as a paid holiday - Taxsaver and bike to work schemes - EXOGROUP University, our in-house training - Employee referral program bonus - Off-site team building days out - Office games room/chill-out zone - Fresh fruit - Friday team breakfast - Pilates classes - Massages -  English & Spanish classes - Subsidised lunches - Subsidised gym - Safari books online license  


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