QA Engineer (C#, .Net) - Windows Desktop

Recruiter
Ryanair
Date posted
4 Nov 2016
Location
Ireland, Europe
Base
Dublin Office
Aviation job details:

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying over 117m customersp.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 84 bases, connecting 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of 350 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 315?Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 180m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and has an industry leading 31-year safety record.


The Role:
Reporting to the QA manager, you will take direction from your QA lead, define, estimate duration and execute test cases against the software under test.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a qualification in a technical discipline (e.g. BSc in CS, IT or Physics) alternative qualifications such as a post graduate masters with an IT focus or a technical qualification from a recognised PLC with the relevant work experience might also be considered

Previous experience testing Windows desktop based applications for high volume, high availability platforms or ERP systems, in industries such as Airlines, Insurance or Gaming.

Candidates should express a desire to progress along the QA career path on either the technical or team leadership route.

Strict attention to detail and a good eye for interface and API anomalies are essential qualities for any prospective candidates.

This is a permanent position based in our Swords HQ in Airside Business Park.

Ideal Candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Enthusiasm for learning new skills and adapting quickly to new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to both receive and give leadership. Mentoring of more junior team members.
  • Possess a capacity for problem definition and analysis with an ability to present issues in a way that the development team can interpret into solutions in the application

Ideal candidates would be from the following background

  • A software developer in test type candidate with previous experience writing unit tests
  • Manual tester with significant experience testing windows desktop applications developed in C#/.NET
  • Exposure & knowledge of TDD or BDD development & test methods
  • ISTQB Certified would be an advantage
  • Past exposure to WPF (Windows Presentation Framework) would be very useful
  • Past experience automating windows desktop applications
    • Tools such as: TestComplete, AutoIT, White Framework etc…
  • Java, C++, Objective C
  • C# .NET development environment
  • Python, JavaScript
  • SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL
  • Microsoft Visual Studio competence

Skills
Applicants will be expected to have knowledge of some or all of the following:

  • Exposure & knowledge of TDD or BDD development & test methods
  • ISTQB Certified would be an advantage
  • Past exposure to WPF (Windows Presentation Framework) would be very useful
  • Past experience automating windows desktop applications
    • Tools such as: TestComplete, AutoIT, White Framework etc…
  • Java, C++, Objective C
  • C# .NET development environment
  • Python, JavaScript
  • SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL
  • Microsoft Visual Studio competence