Applications QA Engineer 2

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH

Information Technology

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved 
Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.



Job Purpose

As the Applications QA Engineer, you will work with a high-performance collaborative team of Testers, ensuring that the approach and delivery of all aspects of the team’s work aligns with departmental policies.

You will be a hands-on part of the team for the testing of the company’s IT applications such as Salesforce and SAP; to test Integration layer processes within Mulesoft and Service Layer.

You will also ensure that the quality of all deliveries made by the team meets the defined criteria and engage with groups across the business to enable their team to effectively deliver products and updates that meet customer requirements and expectations.

Main Duties

•    Suggest process improvement plans and execute it to departmental standards
•    Collaborate with the Scrum Master to resolve any problems and exceptions that need to be addressed in a timely manner
•    Engage with BA & TAs to clarify business requirements and offer recommendations for improvements
•    Prioritize and manage own time to deliver against priorities agreed with the Scrum Master in line with agreed project timescales
•    Responsible for designing and executing on the test plan and strategy
•    Work with Team Lead/QA Lead to provide support and recommendations regarding testing approach for work being delivered
•    Peer review test cases and provide guidance to other members when necessary
•    Proactively contribute in test execution and monitors it for reporting within the team
•    Work towards the complete delivery for a small project(s) with minimal support
•    Hands-on involvement in testing
•    Ensure quality of releases through Test-Driven Development and test coverage reviews
•    Lead Root Cause Analysis investigations. Identify trends and areas of weakness, and drive corrective actions
•    Contribute to and deliver against the wider team priority list
•    Other duties and responsibilities as directed

Skills & Experience

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
•    2+ years of solid experience in a QA team
•    1+ years’ experience in automated tests using C#.Net, Selenium or Java
•    Effective communication skills with colleagues and business stakeholders
•    Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
•    Excellent technical problem-solving skills
•    Effective in performing QA testing
•    Knowledge in Security Best-Practices
•    Ability to manage and resolve conflicts
•    Experience working with Salesforce
•    Risks Assessment and Mitigation exposure
•    Automation (Selenium, Provar) 
•    Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery



Equal Opportunities
Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.
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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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