Software Engineer - Test Automation

Location: Galway, County Galway, Ireland

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Requisition Number: 166407

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

Software Engineer – Test Automation

Join us for an opportunity to work with the EAX Quality Engineering and Solutions team as a Quality Engineer as part of the Quality Verification team in Galway. You will work with some of the most modern technologies on the market.

You will be an advocate for automation and quality as an embedded member of the development team. You will write reliable and high-quality automation scripts that developers rely on every day for the Continuous Deployment / Delivery of features that will be seen by millions of players worldwide.

You will work with an agile development team, taking part in daily stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives and backlog grooming while identifying and filling gaps in test coverage, contributing to your team's suite of automated tests, working with developers to identify feature changes and new scope, and helping plan priorities and tactics for test execution.

You will report to the EAX QV Engineering manager and work with the Software Development Manager on the team.

Requirements

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science/related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer in Test
  • 3+ years of experience working with modern software development languages, such as modern JavaScript (ES2015+), Node.js, Java or C# or Python
  • Understanding of HTTP, Internet protocols, and RESTful web services
  • Experience with automated testing for modern web apps and services (using Selenium, Appium, and related tools)
  • Excellent debugging and RCA skills
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • Experience working with agile teams with a passion for software testing

Good to have

  • Experience working with React and unit testing is a big plus
  • Experience with C++, Web Servers, GraphQL, Firewalls, and SSL
  • Experience mentoring more junior team members
  • Knowledge of test-driven development
  • Experience in monitoring of data-structures to optimize performance.

Key Responsibilities

Software Test Automation

  • Take part in the development cycle (daily scrums, sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog grooming)
  • Advocate for quality and keep the development team accountable.
  • Ensure that developers are producing testable code / features through collaboration.
  • Develop tools and systems to support testing or development.
  • Maintain Automation Strategy documents with direction from Technical Leads
  • Implement the Automation Strategy to a high standard of quality.
  • Test your work and provide reliable, defect-free automation scripts

Customer Relationship Management

  • Write and present our plans by delivering the right message to the partners.
  • Communicate the progress with all of our customers on our goals and strategy.
  • Negotiate with end-users on feature scope, priorities, deliverables, and timeline.
  • Advise customers on solutions.
  • Document all new procedures, workflows, approaches, and goals.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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