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Higher Education Software Quality Engineer in Sri Lanka


An Engineer passionate in technology working primarily on automation aspects of functional and non-functional testing using latest coding techniques, with a drive for new learnings and requires minimal guidance on carrying out assigned tasks.


Avid in learning and exploring recent technology.

An individual with an amiable attitude

Good team player and willing to work in challenging environments.

Good analytical & communication skills


Work in an agile team adapting the DevOps culture.

Test Design & Test Automation aligning with industry standards.

Perform reviews on test cases automated by peers.

Maintain Test Repositories & Artifacts accurately and with expected quality in industry recognized platforms such as Bitbucket, GitLab..etc.

Leverage automation to improve overall efficiency on other related project activities.

Establish a CI/CD setup using automated tools i.e., Jenkins, Bamboo..etc. with other stakeholders I.e., DevOps teams to ensure efficient & High-Quality in deliverables.

Conduct functional testing on UI, API components with industry recognized tools & frameworks I.e., Selenium, SoapUI, Rest Assured...etc.

Conduct Non-functional testing (Performance, Security, Accessibility...etc.) with industry recognized tools.

Skills & Expertise:

A sound knowledge & experience in Object Oriented Programming concepts through a widely adapted programming language (Java, C#...etc.)

A good understanding and hands on experience working with Relational or NoSQL Database technologies

A good understanding and hands on experience in Functional & Non-functional industry test Automation tools & technologies.

Good exposure in Defect management.

A thorough experience with Software Engineering and Quality Engineering methodologies, principles & solution architectures

A good understanding of the latest Network, Cloud technologies & breakthroughs.

Familiarity with Test Management tools such as HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management), JIRA...etc.

Hands on experience with writing Unit tests & performing Product deployments will be an advantage.

Qualifications & Experience:

A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent qualification

Minimum 1.5 years' experience in Software Quality Engineering

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (Preferred)

Oracle Certified Associate in J2EE or Equivalent (Preferred)

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 15191