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QA Automation Engineer

Lisbon (Hybrid)


Shield is a global startup, with offices in Tel-Aviv, New-York, London, and Lisbon. 

We’re growing and looking for another important piece of the puzzle. 

Is it you? 

As an experienced QA Automation engineer. , you will design, develop, and execute tests for Shield’s App.

We can’t promise it will be easy, but it is exciting and most importantly – FUN. 

Let’s get down to business.

 What you’ll do: 

  • Design, develop, and execute tests for the application UI & API using Cypress and Rest Assured.
  • Execute tests in different scopes: regression, performance, functional, and security; report the progress of testing and provide summary reports of testing activity.
  • report bugs found during execution, assist with reproducing and debugging to understand the root cause.
  • Maintain and develop CI/CD process by collaborating with DevOps team.
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 2-4 years of experience as a QA automation engineer, with a strong focus on TypeScript development and extensive experience in Cypress.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles, with practical experience in Cypress and familiarity with Java or another OOP language.
  • Experience in designing, describing, and implementing automated and manual API test cases, leveraging Cypress for UI testing and TypeScript for backend testing.
  • Understanding of the CI/CD process and experience in integrating testing frameworks within automated pipelines.
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes (K8s) environments.
  • Proficiency in testing methodologies, particularly in the context of TypeScript-based applications and Cypress for UI testing.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new technologies, particularly related to Cypress, TypeScript, and Java or other OOP languages.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with meticulous attention to detail in testing, debugging, and troubleshooting.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with diverse stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, within cross-functional teams.

Oh hey, you made it all the way here! 

So, in case you were wondering, Shield is how compliance teams in financial services can finally read between the lines to see what their employee communications are really saying.  

 We are a post-Series B startup ($35m) with some of the largest financial organizations in the world as investors and customers. Our platform analyzes digital interactions to do good in the world: we help protect market integrity and people’s financial assets.  

 Shielders listen more intently. Pay closer attention to the details. Make the extra effort. Care. It’s what we do at Shield every day, and not just for our customers, but for everyone we work with. It’s all about creating a world where people understand and trust each other. 

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