Junior Test Automation Engineer

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Junior Test Automation Engineer who wants to make a difference.

Dubai, UAE


Online since Jan 10, 2018


Are you a talented super ninja test automation engineer? Do you espouse the teachings of Lisa Crispin? Do you have heated debates on what should and shouldn’t be stubbed in a test case? Can you configure jenkins pipelines in your sleep? Do you know that with such power comes great responsibility?

Interested in being part of a platform that handles millions of requests per day? Continuous integration, auto-scaled rolling releases, event-driven micro-service architectures are a all part of the daily gig.

Do you value openness, transparency and empowerment? dubizzle "Squads" are high performing x-functional teams set with a mission to provided win-win exchanges for our beloved users. We don't believe in monkeys-on-keyboards, we believe engineers are central to the problem discovery process, which is why we let teams own the "what and how" of their respective missions.

Why classifieds you might ask? Sound boring at first? We don't think so! We disrupt consumer exploitation, reinvigorate economies in emerging markets, and keep the world's carbon footprint low through second-hand trade. Don't use your iphone 6 anymore? #itsworthmore than you think! Let a father skype home to his family with your used phone. Let's redistribute the world's possessions!

dubizzle is the biggest online classifieds marketplace in the UAE. We believe in fairness, honesty, transparency and ambition. We're humble but confident, irreverent and able to laugh at ourselves, but above all - we’re badasses. We pick fights with our competitors, move swiftly, nimbly and with agility - at a pace unmatched by others (some might even say 88mph). We are here to build the best platform the Middle East has ever seen and anyone who doesn't have the same goals should look elsewhere!


 What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Embed in the development pack and help them to write and maintain automated tests across the test pyramid.
  • Ensure functional and unit test coverage across all features being built.
  • Work with the pack’s product owner to ensure user stories cover all product scenarios.
  • Keep up to date with standards and requirements of software quality Analysis.
  • Work with feature stakeholders like UX, BI, Marketing to make sure deliverables pass acceptance tests.
  • Track the quality and reliability of the team using metrics like Build Test status, Code coverage, Bug Analysis Report, etc.

Relationships and roles 

Liaises with the other QA and Test Automation engineers within the tech & engineering department, the Chief Architect and the Head of Product Engineering.

Practical / Technical knowledge

  • Ability to program in a scripting language like Python.
  • Write test scripts to ensure code quality/functionality
  • Develop internal QA testing tools
  • Work with QA team members to thoroughly test all portions of product UI, internal and external reporting and alerting, advanced product features as well as command-line capabilities

Job Requirements/Experience

  • 1-3 years of test automation experience
  • Basic working knowledge of Linux and Windows
  • Passion for finding problems with software
  • Enthusiasm for efficiency through automated processes
  • Experience with Selenium Bindings (preferably python, though this is not a Selenium IDE position)
  • Experience with SCM; specifically GitHub (preferred, link to Github/BitBucket profile encouraged)                                

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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