Automation Test Engineer

  • Location: Malta
  • Salary: €36,000 pa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 21551

Rapidly-growing company in sunny Malta seeks highly motivated and dynamic Automation Test Engineer to join their QA Team. You will be responsible to build their Automation capability in a Java/JavaScript environment. In this position, you will also assist in estimations of resource/time allocations for current and projected test needs. Support weekends and Out of Hours when required. 

This is your opportunity to join a worldwide online payment processing business offering payment technology accessing over 200 payment methods in more than 180 countries.


  • Establish and evolve formal QA Automation processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices.
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (automated but manual too at-times when required) with the QA team.
  • Liaise with the Business Analysis team to transform business requirements into test cases.
  • Provide assistance with production issues;
  •  Performs testing on applications that creates efficient and maintainable new applications;
  • Contribute in project estimations;
  • Provides constant feedback to management regarding all aspects of the test life cycle;
  • Full support for PCI Compliance.

Essential Skills, Experience and Attributes

  • Proficient and experienced in SQL, JAVA and Selenium automated testing;
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Quality Assurance / Software testing and coding;
  • Strong people management skills;
  • ISEB qualification in Software Testing;
  • Proficient in manual testing
  • Familiar with Defect Tracking Tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira);
  • Proficiency in MS Office or equivalent software;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Proven experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines

Candidates with the following skills or qualifications will be given first consideration

  • Experience working with teams and the user community;
  • Flexibility is essential to this position - willing to learn innovative technologies, to implement new processes, and to take instruction;
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Prior experiences with system tools and an understanding of infrastructure;
  • Must be able to able to work independently, assist team members in their test strategies, report progress as required to management;
  • Good organizational and documentation skills are essential in ensuring the test plans and scripts can be interpreted by other members of the QA Test Team;
  • Knowledge / experience of software testing for highly available Transactional Systems & ACID principles;

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