Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Megaport

Software Engineering - Delivery, Full-time - Permanent, Brisbane, Queensland brisbane engineering full-time
Posted 17 days ago

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 250 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

The Role 
Megaport is looking for an energetic, independent, self managing Software QA Engineer to create and run manual and automated testing on the in-house developed software systems. There are many active software projects ongoing, so this is a great opportunity to get involved at the requirements gathering stage to ensure high quality delivery from the very start.

We are looking for someone who leaps out of bed and says “give me your API, and I shall break it, so you can make it better”; someone who doesn’t stop at making sure the UI is functional, but also that it is usable, performant and accessible.  The right person will champion automation, not just “automate all the things”, but considerate and thoughtful automation.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • The primary focus of this role is to work as a member of the development team to maintain and improve the quality of the systems being deployed
  • Understand requirements, specifications, and how Megaport products work in general as the basis for formulating effective automated and manual tests
  • Create and maintain comprehensive and effective test plans and test cases
  • Design, implement and maintain automated test suites
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.
  • What We Are Looking For:

  • Extensive experience testing web applications and APIs.
  • 5+ years experience in software quality assurance.
  • Extensive experience with applying QA within agile (lower case a) delivery.
  • A fast-learner with self-drive, initiative and inquisitiveness that can pick up a task or project and drive it relentlessly to completion.
  • Comprehensive experience with testing tools / frameworks like Postman, Cucumber, Playwright or Katalon.
  • Productive in one or two scripting languages and/or testing frameworks.
  • Demonstrated technical capability (such as reading code, exploring a relational database).
  • Experience with Java, JIRA, Confluence, Git, Continuous integration tools.
  • An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner.
  • Knowledge of Telco and networking industry products and processes will be well regarded.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • What We Offer
    ·       Competitive Compensation Packages
    ·       Flexible working environments
    ·       Birthday Leave
    ·       Generous study and training program + 5 days paid study leave
    ·       Additional Leave via Purchased Annual Leave Scheme
    ·       Health and Wellness Program

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