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QA Engineer (Validation)

REF: QAE

UK - Remote/ Permanent

To support our growth, we are hiring a QA Engineer (Validation)

REF: QAE

ABOUT US: PIXITMEDIA, A KALRAY COMPANY

Kalray is a leading French Deep Tech company, originating from the CEA French lab, a prestigious
European research laboratory. Specializing in hardware and software technologies for highperformance,
data-centric computing markets, Kalray offers a range of products for applications in
Datacenters, AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Sciences, Scientific Research, Edge Computing,
Automotive, and more. Kalray has notable investors such as Alliance Venture, NXP, CEA, and
Bpifrance. The company is listed on Euronext Growth.

With over 200 employees and a presence in several countries (France, UK, Germany, USA,
Romania), the company provides an agile, inclusive, and dynamic environment where individuals,
whether experts or recent graduates, can thrive and contribute to Kalray’s success.

Pixitmedia, a Kalray company, enables media & entertainment organizations to streamline their global data workflows and maintain complete control of valuable assets. We empower the world’s broadcasters, major film studios and award-winning creative organizations to work how they want, to achieve and thrive.

You can learn more about pixitmedia on our website.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

As a QA Engineer (Validation Team) within the ‘Ngenea’ team, you will primarily work with fellow engineers to validate software in an agile environment where we ship features frequently to create user delight.

Using your strong ownership of responsibilities, time management, and adopting a results driven nature is essential to achieve our objectives across multi-disciplinary teams.

You’ll have tons of opportunities to apply your skills to interesting new problems. We hire testers who are hungry to learn and keep up with the newest trends.

Responsabilities:

  • Define test requirements and automate test procedures to help create and maintain an exceptional user experience
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Liaise with internal teams (E.G. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts

    Stay up to date with new testing tools and test strategies

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Must Have Skills: 

  • A demonstrable grounding in QA principles and methodologies
  • Fluency with Pytest and Playwright / Selenium (Playwright preferred)
  • Python and at least one other scripting language (E.G. Bash, Groovy, JavaScript)
  • Ability to write readable, maintainable, modular and extendable test code
  • Good understanding of principles of RESTful APIs and Databases
  • Strong knowledge of Linux (RedHat, Ubuntu) including CLI, including Docker
  • Commercial experience of using version control tooling (GIT) in a large development team performing Continuous Integration

Beneficial skills:

  • Familiar with configuring and supporting Jenkins (you’ve rolled out Jenkins and defined the workflows, ideally in code)
  • Practical experience of large-scale application testing
 

Profile:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a commercial QA role
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Good understanding/awareness of Accessibility, Security, Performance best practices
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken
  • Ability to empathize
 
 
Of course, you might not have all of those required skills! But feel free to apply anyway and explain to us why you believe you are the right person for the job.

CONTRACT INFORMATION

  • Type of contract: Permanent contract
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Location: UK, or +/- 1 hour (UK, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany)
  • Remote or Hybrid with periodical team meeting on-site
  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience
  • Entitlement to free shares plans (RSU)

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 25 Days annual leave
  • 5% employer pension contribution and employer match up to 8%
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual eye test
  • Private Medical insurance, life insurance and death in service on commencement of Employment
  • Access to Medicash plan
  • Electric Car Scheme

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

  • First interview with the line manager
  • Second interview with the team (may include a QA test)
  • Final interview with HRD

Equal Opportunity Statement

KALRAY is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, and we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. We do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) based on race, religion, skin color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Should you require accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please tell us. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to showcase their abilities and succeed in our organization.

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