Senior Software QA Engineer

  • Dublin
  • Storyful
Job Description :Job Title: Sr Software QA EngineerAbout StoryfulFounded by pioneering journalists as the first social media newswire, Storyful was created out of the need to break the news faster and edit social content to add vital context to news reporting. Acquired by News Corp in 2013, Storyful has evolved into a premium news, video and strategic intelligence partner for media, business leaders and marketing and communications professionals. Storyful’s mission is to provide trusted, cross-platform content and context in a complex online information environment.For news clients, we are the definitive source for eyewitness news and viral videos, playing an integral role in newsrooms around the world. We pursue verifiable facts with the aim of providing deep context, and breaking news first. Storyful Intelligence delivers bespoke insights derived from unique access to cross-platform data and pioneering technology, contextualised by expert analysts. We translate online societal trends and decipher digital behaviours to inform strategic brand planning and mitigate repetitional risk.ResponsibilitiesAs a fully-fledged member of one of our Agile Product Teams, you will: Work effectively to define testable user stories, especially acceptance criteria, with the Product Owner and stakeholders. Collaborate within the team, working in pairs with programmers and other team members. Develop and implement test cases for acceptance criteria, using automation where possible. Perform manual exploratory product testing. Work with the team to improve the development process so that quality is “baked in”. Be an evangelist for quality within the team. Be part of the team’s planning process. Be positive and solution-oriented with team members and stakeholders. Display critical, quality-oriented, skeptical thinking about the product. Be the voice of the customer utilising UX thinking in all tests Actively acquire information from stakeholders. Accurately evaluate and report test results, test progress, and product quality. Respond to change quickly, including changing, adding, or improving test cases. Plan and organize your own work. Required Experience & Qualifications 3+ Years experience as a QA engineer working with web applications. Previous experience working as QA Engineer inside an agile development team. Ability to write automated test cases in a language development language such as Ruby and/or Javascript. Experience in using acceptance and/or unit testing frameworks. RSpec, Cucumber or xUnit. Location: DublinWork Arrangement: Hybrid - 3 days per week in officeEqual Opportunity EmployerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets#LI-HybridJob Category: Storyful - Product & TechnologyStoryful is the world’s social media intelligence agency.Founded by Irish journalists as the first social media newswire, Storyful was created out of the need to break the news faster and utilize social content to add context to reporting. Acquired by News Corp in 2013, Storyful has evolved into a premium service for media, brands and communications. We are the leaders in social media contextualization and verification.We believe social media is the key to a deeper understanding of global events and cultural phenomena. Our goal is to help our partners understand the attitudes, behaviors and emotions behind the conversations and movements shaping the world.Powered by a unique ability to gather and streamline data from all corners of an increasingly complex media landscape, our team of journalists and researchers deliver clarity in a world of confusion. Our mission is to dig deeper into the nuance inherent in social media to establish context, verify the truth and, ultimately, to help our partners make sense of the world.