Senior QA Engineer

VA, US, 20190


Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple


Job Purpose

As a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be working directly with Development, UX, PM and other functional groups to ensure highest quality products.


Main Duties

  • Review product requirements and develop test plans, scenarios and detailed test scripts to validate the product fully meets the requirements
  • Refine test ideas into test plans and test cases for product features
  • Use industry standard Test Automation tools to use/create a framework for automated testing
  • Ability to document test cases and execution results and log issues in a test management tools (TestRail, Jira)
  • Create, maintain and extend the test case library (Automation and Manual)
  • Ability to identify major issues and escalate accordingly
  • Contribute to daily Scrum meeting in an Agile environment


Skills & Experience

  • Test Cases Preparation, Manual and Automation Test Execution skills
  • Understanding of different Automation Test framework tools and scripting
  • Exposure to testing Service Oriented and Micro Service Architectures
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Exposure to Cloud computing (AWS experience a plus)
  • Linux System experience
  • Docker experience helpful
  • Experience in backend testing using SQL
  • The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential
  • 5+ years of solid experience in the Software QA position
  • Experience with: GIT & GitHub, Jenkins, Selenium, Python, Test Rail, VMWare


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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