QA Automation Engineer (Cebu/Manila)

Makati, Metro Manila
Work Type: Full Time

About us                                                                                                                         

Archax is an FCA-regulated exchange, broker and custodian for digital assets, targeted at professional and institutional clients. Our services cover all types of digital assets – from cryptocurrencies to NFTs to digital securities – as well as traditional financial instruments too. Our vision is to develop a truly digital capital markets ecosystem that bridges traditional and crypto markets, leveraging tokenisation and blockchain/DLT/Web3.0 technologies.

Archax pH7 Inc. is an information technology company providing software and application development, back-office tech support and a wide range of consultancy / advisory services to its clients in the fintech industry.

Archax PH7 Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Archax Holdings Ltd (UK).

What's in it for you?

  • Highly competitive (above industry) salary

  • Health insurance (includes cover for you and 2 family members)

  • Employee life insurance

  • Additional leave

  • Mandatory Government benefits (SSS, PhilHealth, Pag-IBIG)

  • Temporary work from home due to Covid

  • Opportunity to build and grow the technology that will lead the evolution in digital asset trading

  • Opportunity to enhance and develop your career and portfolio through working on high-profile projects

  • Opportunity to work with skilled multicultural talents passionate about providing best in class expertise

  • Encouraged and supported in developing crypto knowledge

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a QA automation engineer to test the software platform for a new digital asset exchange; focused on an institutional client base. The ideal applicant will bring previous experience of building scalable mission critical systems in the cloud.

The ideal candidate will have a real passion for success and will be never satisfied by achieving the bare minimum. They will be of an entrepreneurial mind set and have a real passion for detail and customer care. They will be someone who relishes a challenge and flourishes on seeing their team improve and achieve targets. 

With a strong background in software engineering your focus will be to improve and build upon our automated testing processes. The application is developed using TypeScript with Node.js and development of the desktop application is with JavaScript ES6+ with React on the Electron platform. You will be working with an in-house development team and an augmented remote development team.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement best quality practices and processes for product development

  • Design detailed test cases, test scenarios and step definition using feature files to satisfy user stories utilizing a BDD/ATDD approach

  • Write automated tests using Spectron in JavaScript & TypeScript

  • Write automated tests using Cypress

  • Write automated test scripts for web and API

  • Create and maintain test cases using test case management tool

  • Identify test strategies, test cases, test scripts that ensure high quality and coverage of functionality, integration and performance of components or system

  • Participate in sprint activities, test preparation, creating manual and automated test cases

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

  • Identify, record, document test results thoroughly and track bugs.

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities

  • Troubleshoot and discover root cause of complex issues

  • Collaborate with Developers to continuously improve the testability and robustness of the codebase

  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

  • Adhere to standards and practices

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • At least 5 years experience as a QA Automation Engineer

  • Fundamental critical and conceptual thinking skills

  • Strong risk management and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • A results-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives.

  • Experience in identifying complex test cases including edge cases

  • Ability to identify productivity and efficiency improvements and quickly adapt to changes

  • Ability to partner with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts

  • Experience creating SQL query for validating tests and creating test data

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

  • Experience in API testing using tools like Insomnia or postman

  • Working knowledge of Confluence, JIRA, and Bitbucket

  • Hands-on experience with automated Java Script based testing framework is a plus

Bonus Points 

  • Worked in an early stage start-up

  • Worked in the finance industry

  • Worked in an Agile environment

  • Blockchain

  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and build pipelines

  • Experience analyzing and testing large ERP or Financial IT systems

  • Experience in finance with real time trading systems/market data

  • Experience in working in a regulated financial firm

  • Experienced in working with multinational global teams

Archax is an equal opportunities employer and places a high value on diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate based on any attribute

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