QA Automation Engineer

GSK Tech Global Centre in Poznan
Online interview
Employment contract
Remote possible
Paid vacation

Project description

GSK is one of the world’s foremost pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and we are proud to be leading a healthcare revolution.

Poznan Tech Hub is GSK worldwide biggest IT center hiring about 700 highly-skilled IT professionals. We are part of GSK, which aspires to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies.

At Poznan Tech Hub we build a truly international team which provides services to all GSK locations around the world. Our talented IT experts have a unique opportunity to contribute to the entire product life cycle from research and development, through manufacturing, to commercialization and support salesforce of new vaccines, medicines and healthcare products.

Your tasks

  • Own, produce and maintain the Automated Testing Framework, process and recommendations to be adopted by the rest of the team
  • Work directly with DevOps team and Product Team by providing coaching, support and guidance with best practices in testing and automation
  • Champion the discipline of Testing within the team and drive the uptake of Test-Driven Development and Behaviour-Driven Development
  • Ensure the Testing Tools and Test Automation capability are maintained in a compliant manner, to adopt and implement the correct security and validation policies on the solution
  • Working effectively within Agile teams and making positive contributions to Agile and Scrum Ceremonies
  • Working closely with Product team and helping refine/review the acceptance criteria to ensure the acceptance tests reflect the desired functionality
  • Follow "whole-team" approach by constantly collaborating with programmers, other specialists to define and execute functional/non-functional tests
  • Ability to identify and recommend suitable introduction of new processes, tools and techniques for increasing quality of delivered solutions, reducing manual effort and enabling fast feedback through automated test-runs
  • Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, Regression, Post-implementation) and analyse results
  • Provide documentation by creating logs to document testing phases and defects

Who we're looking for?

  • Hands-on experience utilising a wide variety of automation strategies and tools to support the different types of testing.
  • Hands-on experience in programming and scripting languages to support development and execution of automation scripts.
  • Good understanding of Acceptance-Driven-Development (ATDD), Behaviour-Driven-Development (BDD) and its application within Agile eco-system.
  • Experience introducing and setting-up the necessary eco-system for test automation.
  • Good exposure and understanding of Agile ways of working and methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Strongly believe and advocate test automation as a means of improving Time to Market, reducing cost of delay and improving consumer satisfaction.
  • Supporting the agile development life cycle by collaboratively planning, designing, and executing automated testing processes as part of continuous integration and delivery practices.
  • ISTQB (Foundation Level certificate)
  • Knowledge of tools for managing test cases and defects (e.g. HP ALM, Jira, etc.) - intermediate level
  • Knowledge of UML / BPMN business process modelling standards - basic level
  • Understanding of CI/CD processes
  • Working knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr) and SQL
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Good command of English (min. B2)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to details, analytical mind and problem-solving attitude
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Nice to have:

  • Basic knowledge of Salesforce (ideally followed by SFDC Certificates)
  • SQL knowledge - intermediate

How we manage our projects?
Scrum, Agile, Kanban
Who makes architectural decisions?
Team and tech leads
Who makes technology stack decisions?
Project management software
JIRA, Microsoft Teams, Azure Devops
How we code?
Version control
Style guide
Code review
Static code analysis
Code metrics
Knowledge database
How we test?
Unit tests
Integration tests
System tests
Performance tests
Manual testing
Test automation
Additional monitor
Personal container
Operating system
Work environment
Tech supervisor
Open space
Flexible working hours
  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
Leisure package
  • Leisure package
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Trainings
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Chill room
  • Integration events
  • work up to 80% of your working time per month remotely
  • flexible working hours
  • work part-time or have a long weekend thanks to Short Friday

Our company

GSK Tech Global Centre in Poznan

Poznań 750
Tech skills
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • Java

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