Senior Test Automation Engineer (Sportsbook)

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Sofia, Bulgaria

The role:

We are looking for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you:

The Stars Group is looking for a passionate, innovative Senior Test Automation Engineer who is keen to work and lead projects for innovative web-based products used by millions of players.

You will become part of the Global Sports & Trading Platform tribe where you will be developing and maintaining systems that strive to be the best in class. If you enjoy working with code and are motivated by working in a creative environment that allows you to build software using the newest technologies, our role is designed for you.

The Sports Development QA team is responsible for rolling out test strategies, working closely with product and software development teams as part of squads which are aligned to each of our business areas.

In this position as part of our web squad and you will become an integral part of this team, working closely with our Development lead, Product Owner and wider team and designers. You will report to our Test Lead and maintain a close relationship with the wider team of QAs, sharing ideas and standard methodologies.

You will take ownership of one of our web product and help automating the regression pack and new features by using the best test practices. Your feedback will be critical to the development of the product and the determining of the future strategy of the product.

You will be responsible for all test cases and documentation related to the Automation testing of the product and act as a primary point of contact for any Automation queries.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for a person with proven software testing experience of web (UI) and Webservices (RestAPIs) and a solid understanding of QA workflows, automation best practices, and agile methodologies (deep understanding of SDLC and DLC). As a perfect candidate, you should be able to lead the design, development, and implementation of an automation testing framework. Create and maintain automated functional and regression tests. You will be responsible for identifying and providing solutions for gaps in automation test coverage and work with the team to automate the execution of the acceptance tests. You will be expected to collaborate with the DevOps and Development team on the next phase of our CI/CD journey. Evaluate existing testing methodologies and suggest new techniques that will help deliver high-quality features faster. And overall you are really passionate about quality and web testing frameworks, tools and practices. Our squads are working with Agile methodologies so experience in such environment is also advantageous.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

If you were involved in building CI environment ensuring the automation framework fits into development pipeline using Jenkins/Gitlab this will push you even higher up the list towards ‘the ideal candidate!’ for our growing team.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuit a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.

Our employees can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry-leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the Sports Development department.