Junior QA Engineer

Job description

Who are we, and why are we hiring?

We're based on over 15 years of success, producing world-class video content and building, developing, and managing a number of high-traffic websites. Our success is down to Kodify's distinct teamwork, where each and every one of us plays a key role in getting us one step closer to our goals. Our award-winning content and websites are created exclusively by us and directly for the use of millions of users worldwide.

At Kodify, we love tech and are always thinking about what’s next! R&D and optimizations are part of our spirit. We work hard on consistently maintaining the highest level of professionalism. The video streaming industry has been growing a lot since last year and as a result, we need to expand our team to release the great ideas we’ve in mind.

You will help deliver QA Best Practices and maintain quality in our applications. Working closely with the QA Lead, developers and other technical teams to ensure the quality of our code base is constantly improved.

What will you do?

  • Designing and documenting test cases and plans

  • Performing manual testing of web applications and services (GraphQL, REST, etc.)

  • Identifying and recording of bugs, and verifying fixes

  • Assisting development team with troubleshooting and reproducing issues


Where and when:

From wherever you want, the position is fully remote in the EU.

We’re very flexible about when you get your work done, but we do have some core hours where we like to overlap in order to promote collaboration and low-latency communication between team members (10:00 to 15:00 CET).

* Our daily virtual stand-ups are important for us but other than that, you’re free to manage your own time.


What we offer:

  • Fully remote position or, if preferred, working in our awesome Barcelona office!
  • Agile environment
  • Top-notch tech stack!
  • Upskill Fridays! Developers take time on Fridays to improve your skills, learn and research new trends that will allow us to level up our stack and processes
  • Flexible working hours + core hours!
  • 10% on top of your salary for learning and development - of your choice!
  • Latest Tech equipment - MacBook Pro or Dell XPS
  • Company Amazon book account!
  • Kodify off-sites, quarterly on-sites, events, and team activities!
  • Amazing international team!
  • ½ day off on your birthday
  • Generous vacation and personal days
  • 1 month paid sabbatical after 3 years
  • Extended parental leave
  • Health & Wellness budget

Requirements

Must have:


  • A brain, and not just any brain - a creatively twisted one, focused on finding problems and breaking things

  • General knowledge regarding software testing goals, processes and best practices

  • Strong analytical thinking

  • Ability to clearly write test cases and logging defects

  • Skills in debugging issues, and providing developers with significant feedback on failed tests

  • Great communication avoiding skills

  • Great self-organization skills

  • A real passion for QA

  • A sense of humour


Bonus points (but not expected at all, no pressure):


  • Desire to transition into a test automation role

  • Basic git/github skills

  • Experience working remotely and with remote teams

  • Knowledge and experience in JIRA

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

  • Understanding of Microservices Architecture

  • AWS, Kubernetes & Docker knowledge

  • Data validation and Google Analytics experience is a plus

  • Continuous Integration Experience (Github Actions, Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI)

  • Node.js, Javascript, React experience

  • Test automation experience (Selenium, Testcafe, Cypress)

  • Security testing

  • Usability testing