QA Automation Manager

The Quality Assurance Automation Lead will lead automation initiatives on various projects & work closely with other departments in an Agile environment to deliver high-quality software on time
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

Our fiercely world class Marketing and technology division is expanding and we need people like you.  If you love what you do, always looking for a better way and if you’re not afraid to take a few risks to make something really great, then you’re our sort of person.  Come help us grow our new Malaga Publishing office, where you will join a team of creative technologists and developers to offer a wide range of skills and services, including front and backend web development, mobile development, app development and more.  Involved from kick off to last code push, you will turn ideas into digital experiences. 

The QA Automation Manager will lead automation initiatives on various projects & work closely with other departments in an Agile environment to deliver high-quality software on time. Will also be responsible for leading multiple initiatives, set strategy & direction for test automation

This is what is important, and what you will be spending tour time each day:

Leadership

  • Advocate automation best practices through coaching and mentoring;
  • Assess performance of team members towards departmental & company’s goals;
  • Effectively asses the change & shift gears comfortably if needed;
  • Navigate uncertainty with a calm mind, providing a sense of control and clarity by showing a path forward and inspire confidence through progress;
  • Embrace big challenges as opportunities for growth.

Strategy & Technical

  • Expand upon existing automation frameworks and build on new frameworks from scratch both for Web applications and Rest API’s;
  • Develop innovative automation approaches, techniques, and solutions to address business and technical needs;
  • Continuously integrate and maintain automated test suites with our CI/CD pipeline;
  • Research or attend conferences and stay up to date on the latest tools, technologies and trends within the QA/QE space and incorporate the ones that are aligned with company’s OKRs;
  • Create/execute load and performance tests;
  • Help define multi-year QA automation roadmap;
  • Plan, execute large & complex automation projects;
  • Identify, document & present automation metrics for senior management.

Accountability

  • Commit & complete projects before deadlines;
  • Set & achieve professional goals;
  • Responsible for all QA automation initiatives.

Collaboration & Communication

  • Ability to identify & communicate risks that could disrupt deadlines;
  • Effectively communicate work status or technical issues with senior management;
  • Give timely & helpful feedback to peers;
  • Facilitate meaningful discussion around complex issues.

Impact

  • Participate in onboarding peers/team members;
  • Share knowledge & expertise to help team grow;
  • Evangelize automation practices;
  • Represent QA team within the company;
  • Educate other departments about QA team’s work during tech townhall meetings;
  • Motivate & empower teammates to achieve higher level of performance.


What you'll bring

  • 8+ years of QA experience;
  • 5+ years of automation experience;
  • A personality that meshes well with our team: calm, strong, & optimistic;
  • Experience working in an Agile environment;
  • Ability to communicate clearly;
  • Ability to lead test automation activities.
  • Good working knowledge of any standard test framework;
  • Strong experience with Continuous Integration tools;
  • Excellent knowledge of Internet/Web technologies such as web browsers, Java Script, HTML, CSS, XPath & their use within web development;
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of multiple open source/commercial tools for Web test automation and Rest API automation;
  • Experience with Applitools;
  • Experience with performance testing tools;
  • Experience testing websites built in the WordPress or Drupal CMS;
  • Experience with database language & structure, such as MySQL;


What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country)
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Fully remote

We usually respond within three days

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Málaga

Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions View page

Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.


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