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Job: QA Engineer – Mobile Development

Title QA Engineer – Mobile Development
Location Cork, Italy
Job Information

At Xanadu, we build systems and products for the online sports betting industry. We currently have an open position for a QA engineer in mobile development to join us and work on Matchbook – the world’s fastest growing betting exchange.

Matchbook is a betting exchange platform. This uses peer-to-peer betting where customers can choose to either place a bet or take a bet. It’s suitable for all types of bettors from casual punters to professional traders. Matchbook is no ordinary website. It has more in common with the New York Stock Exchange than with a bookmaker. It operates at scale. Its API processes over 300 million API requests per day. It manages billions of dollars worth of transactions. It processes more transactions each day than does on Black Friday. At Matchbook you’ll work at a scale which you’ll rarely find anywhere else. The challenges here are big – really big. The people you’ll work with are hungry to tackle them. If this sounds like a challenge too good to ignore, then we want to hear from you.

As a QA engineer your mission will be to ensure that your team delivers products to the very highest level of quality, whilst also helping to develop our QA frameworks used by all engineering teams across the business. You will use Agile methodologies to build, test, and deliver products and features across our suite of mobile products. You will also work as part of a dedicated team of passionate and talented engineers to continue Matchbook’s mission to become to leading platform globally. You will play an important role in ensuring the highest levels of quality in the next phase of features and products on the newly built exchange as part of the Matchbook Product Engineering Team.

What will I be doing?

  • Troubleshooting newly developed software products or systems

  • Defining test plans; writing and executing test cases; and reporting findings to team

  • Performing manual testing of our native mobile apps, on Android and iOS platforms

  • Testing our native apps on both simulators and physical devices

  • Collaborating with product owners, designers, and developers in an Agile team

  • Writing automated tests for our native mobile apps

  • Recommending and implementing proposed solutions to resolve reported problems

  • Decision making influencing product quality, product availability, and company objectives

  • Liaising with engineering leads to ensure resolution of system defects

  • Communicating with multinational teams regarding projects and issues

  • Provide buddying and guidance to new hires.

  • Production of test progress status and reports


What we’re looking for:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a QA for mobile or web apps with proven experience in defining and leading QA cycles

  • Passion for high quality software

  • Experience manually testing mobile applications

  • Experience of UI automation testing with Selenium, Appium or similar

  • Experience with software testing tools such as Testrail

  • Experience with issue tracking tools such as Jira

  • Knowledge of Python

  • Experience working in an agile environment

  • Experience testing RESTful APIs

  • Knowledge of UNIX

  • A track record of successful project completion working in a team environment

  • A proven ability to work under pressure and deliver within tight deadlines

  • Proven analytic and problem solving abilities

  • A drive for results. Takes ownership for tasks and overcomes obstacles

  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills with the ability to lead and mentor others on test practices

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written

  • Educated to degree level in computer science from a recognised university or technical college.

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