SPD-Ukraine is a place where everyone knows how to develop awesome software, does that great, and wants to do that better. We write more than code, we create solutions with business needs in mind. We want to be a part of innovations. To make that, we’re ready to learn and gain new expertise.
4 липня 2022

Senior Java QA Automation Engineer (вакансія неактивна)

Київ, Львів, Черкаси, віддалено

SPD-Ukraine is looking for a Senior Java QA Automation Engineer to join our team.

About the project:

Roche Sequencing Solutions Santa Clara, is a fast moving, highly interdisciplinary and technical team of people with the ambitious goal of disrupting Next Generation DNA Sequencing. Our technology fuses active biological and solid state elements to bring single molecule based sequence detection to scale. Developing this unique platform requires expertise across a range of fields including Software Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Biology, Chemistry and related fields. As a Senior Software Developer in Test, you will have the opportunity to work with experts in these fields to drive toward the common goal of bringing our sequencing platform to market. You will be responsible for test design, development, automation, deployment, execution, and reporting. In this role, you will represent quality engineering and verification on behalf of your feature team in Agile events and activities.


Java, Angular, Cucumber (Behavior-Driven Development), Gherkin, Cypress/JDI/Selenium/WebDriver/TestNG, Typescript/Javascript, RMQ, Docker, Jenkins, Groovy, Bash, Jira, Github, Confluence, Google Suite, macOS/Linux, C++, Python

Few words about SPD-Ukraine

At SPD-Ukraine, great people create great software. Our story started in 2006. Now the team of 500+ cool specialists continues to write our story. Located in Ukraine (Kyiv, Cherkasy), we create products used by people all over the world. And what we do is what gets us out of bed in the morning.

Required qualifications:

  • Five years of experience in software product development
  • Five years of experience in quality engineering or similar field
  • Experience in automating front-end and back-end applications
  • Experience in automation frameworks and corresponding languages
  • Experience in development and deployment on Unix derivatives
  • Experience in Behavior-Driven Development and Gherkin specifications
  • Experience in Agile methodologies including Scrum and Scaled Agile Framework
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Troubleshooting mindset, an ability to do the decomposition of the system or process into smaller pieces and to identify failure modules

Nice to have:

  • Required Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field with 5 years of experience
  • Experience in regulated industries, specifically Medical Devices/Digital Health/Lifesciences

Scope of your responsibilities:

  • Authoring and confirming correctness of user story-driven tests, covering aspects including:
    — Testing approaches (exploratory, white box, black box, etc.)
    — Testing level (end-to-end, system, integration, unit, etc.)
    — Testing types (functional, performance, scalability, etc.)
  • Automating and executing front-end and back-end tests, covering for
    — Instruments Software
    — Web Applications
  • Automating deployment and testing pipelines across branches and stages
  • Reporting quality metrics and enhancing quality dashboards
  • Performing root cause analysis of defects and discoveries
  • Developing automation frameworks
  • Validating automation toolchains
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance of quality engineering deliverables
  • Partnering with Test Architects, Test Leads, and Verification & Validation Leads on best practices
  • Participating in Agile ceremonies, events, and activities
  • Guiding junior testing team members
  • Take ownership of the instrument software components and work with cross-functional teams to drive projects to completion and align them with requirements

What we offer for that

Conditions & Space

You’ll have 20 paid holidays. Get sick? Stay home and get better — sick leavers are paid. Flexible working hours. Work remote or at the office (Kyiv, Cherkasy). You’ll be free to adjust your working space — choose a type of chair and model of laptop (depending on the project).

Clients & Projects

You’ll be engaged in the creation of products granted SIIA CODIE and GeekWire awards. Our clients are startups and companies with strong investments and innovative ideas. You’re free to change a project — internal rotation is available.

Learning & development

Online corporate library, soft skills training, internal educational events are available for you. Our Career Advisor helps you with a Personal Development Plan. SPD-Ukraine covers your expenses on conferences, certifications, etc. Plus, free English classes with native speakers.

Sport & Health

You’ll get compensation for sports activities. If you take COVID testing, SPD-Ukraine covers your expenses. Medical insurance is also available. You’ll be able to get online support from psychologists and mentors provided by a third-party service.

Fun & Activities

You’ll enjoy two big company events (SPD Summer Party and SPD Winter Awards). Every month you’ll be able to have team-building activities. Presents are waiting for you for big life events (marriage, childbirth) and nice presents just for fun.

Does this sound like the kind of place you want to work at? We look forward to hearing ’hi’ from you :)