QA Automation Engineer


Are you passionate about high-quality software and ambitious to grow your testing skills? Learn more about our QA Engineer role.

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QA Automation Engineer

$ 30k/Year   Flexible   Long-term

Crossover, the world’s largest #remotework company is looking for high performing QA automation engineers for long-term, full-time roles. We offer 100% #remotejobs working with the best talent from around the world. QA automation engineers perform thorough testing activity regimens for a portfolio of more than 100 different Cloud-based Saas products.

You are part of a team responsible for ensuring the highest quality of our products by using the latest technologies and toolsets. QA automation engineers are responsible for producing test automation scripts which provide coverage of the functionality of products you are responsible for. Apply now to start your long-term career path with us and shape the #futureofwork.

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Why Crossover?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

As a QA automation engineer, you will be creating automation test suites for a portfolio of more than 100 different cloud-based Saas products across different technologies. Your daily activities include setting up the test environments, automating test cases and performing manual tests if necessary. Also, you are responsible for transforming use cases into performance scripts.

You work with the best test automation engineers around the world and use different automation tools, like Protractor, Appium, RestAssured. This job offers the opportunity to learn from the best QA software architects around the world to write test automation scripts and use multiple platforms, like JIRA and TestRail.

You will have daily and weekly targets to work towards, and you will receive regular feedback and coaching related to your performance. You will also deliver technical feedback and specific coaching to others in your team.

 
REMOTE CAMP PROGRAM

To apply for a role at Crossover, you will go through a series of online tests, usually during the online hiring event. If you pass these tests, you will be offered the opportunity to participate in our four-full-time week Remote Camp training program. This is elite training taught by our top instructors.

Here’s what our graduates have to say about Remote Camp,

"I am very pleased to say that because of Crossover's unorthodox and unique way of transferring the knowledge through (Paired sessions, coaching sessions with CSMs), I have never been more confident in my technical skills and abilities for my role."
-Mikael F

"The CTO Remote Camp was another thing that motivated me. I wanted to see how CTOs across the globe work and learn from them."
-Javed Z

"I've been with the company since Aug (been part of the second Remote Camp) and since then I've learned SQL, databases, servers, tapes, other content management systems etc- and that's only been in 3 months. Usually when I'm in a new company, I learned a lot about their platform, their tools etc during the length of my time with them but never at this speed!"
-Monnaliza T

It is offered as soon as you want to get started. You will be compensated for 40 hrs/ week at the hourly rate for the role you are applying to. Remote Camp training is an excellent opportunity to learn about our culture, expectations, tools, processes, and procedures. It's an intensive and demanding program, but every graduate is guaranteed a job at the end of it.

 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Create and execute comprehensive test plans based on functional coverage

Convert end-to-end user scenarios to test cases

Create test automation scripts from test cases

Ensure best practices are followed in our Automation test suites

Conducts Performance testing by creating testing plans and executing them

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

2+ years of QA experience: Test cases automation and documentation

1+ years of software development experience in Java/Typescript/Python/Ruby/C#

Hands on experience in working with automation tools such as Protractor, Selenium TestComplete, Appium and JMeter

Be knowledgeable about HTML, DOM, API, Git, and Jasmine

Good proficiency in the English language

Nice to have
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
  • Hands-on experience profiling web pages
  • Experience in transforming use cases into performance scripts using industry standard tools such as LoadRunner, JMeter, and Gatling
  • Experience using industry standard APM tools such as NewRelic, AppyDynamics, DynaTrace
  • Experience with using virtual environments, source control, remote development, issue tracking, product build and installation
 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

We believe in continuous growth and strive for continuous improvement. We also have an obsessive focus on improving the quality of teams and you will learn how to do this as part of your work in our continuous journey towards improving the quality of products.  

You will learn how an organization operates with an automated continuous deployment pipeline; you will learn how innovation and experimentation with technology can help drive productivity improvements, reduce costs and free up your time to do more meaningful and interesting tasks.

You will also learn how to operate in our metrics-driven culture, which is the foundation of our success in measuring and improving every engineering process and product we deliver. This also ties into the use of WorkSmart Pro, where you can learn how to improve your efficiency during your standard working day. You will learn how our centralized software factory model benefits an organization and gains from economy of scale; the more we grow the more efficient we become.

At the end of the day, we want you to become a specialist and allow you to master your technical skills while interacting with the world's top 1% global technical talent.

 
 
CAREER PATH
 
QA Automation Architect
Technical Leader

Design and Write automated test scripts
Setting up the test environments to provide production like test conditions
Design and Write API test scriptsTransform use cases into performance scripts

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QA Automation Engineer
3368
Individual Contributor

Write automated test scripts
Setting up the test environments for Automated testing
Write and maintain API test scripts
Transform use cases into performance scripts

15
Manual QA
Individual Contributor

Diligently test functionality of Enterprise software products
Create functional manua testing plans

10
 
 
 
Work Examples
Assets

Watch this video presentation by Danielle Royston, CEO of Optiva, which demonstrates a solution some of our teams have put in place using Google Spanner

Relevant files and links
External resources
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This is a link to a newly released World Quality Report 2018-19, which contains relevant information for anyone involved with quality assurance and testing.
https://www.microfocus.com/en-us/assets/application-delivery-management/world-quality-report-2018
MicroFocus
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Cucumber and Cheese: A Testers Workshop
If you are looking for a book to help you understand the benefits of agile and QA automated tests, that also provides a step-by-step guide on how to set up an automation test suite, you can find it here.
https://www.amazon.com/Cucumber-Cheese-Workshop-Jeff-Morgan/dp/0692422501
Book
 

Questions
and Answers

  • What are the main processes and tools a new QA Automation engineer needs to be aware of in order to start performing adequately at Crossover?

    There are some key components to deliver high-quality testing services at Crossover, such as the Jira and TestRail processes and tools we use like Github, Jasmine, and Protractor tools. You will get to know every important topic to be a great QA Automation engineer at Crossover during our 4 weeks Remote Camp program.

  • Can you share some of the common QA testing frameworks you use at Crossover?

    We know how essential are the testing frameworks for a successful automated testing process - as they help lower maintenance cost, maximize test coverage and improve overall test efficiency. We have developed frameworks that will be available for you such as for Cucumber, Specflow, Protractor, and CodedUI.

  • What can you comment about code review process at Crossover?

    Code review is a mandatory activity for all automation work. We have clear guidelines and code review rules that each team member needs to comply. As an example on code specific, we have defined how to identify and avoid anti-patterns by indicating the maximum number of lines, fields, and methods are allowed.

  • How practical is this mandatory 4 weeks training for QA Automation engineer? Are we going to experience real day-to-day issues?

    Our campers will be trained with real-life assignments. Just to give you an idea about the QA Automation program, you will start using JIRA and TestRail for particular projects and Jenkins Access to build jobs. You should also be reviewing code and taking it until the merger. Additionally, you will be getting a backlog of work and writing scripts.

  • How do you drive a team of QA engineers, located in different cities and time-zones, to be productive and deliver quality testing services?


    One of our differentiators is that we know how to bring talented people together, from different cultures and time-zones. We have developed an online productivity tool that helps remote workers manage their time more efficiently and receive a fair working environment.

 
 
 
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