QA Engineer

Engineering · Belfast, County Antrim
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

QA Engineer


Qarik Overview 

Qarik Group, LLC is a high-end technology consulting firm focused on combining senior-level expertise with senior-level management and boards to solve big business problems using the power of machine learning. We have deep knowledge of how data can and should be structured, the ability to tap into that data for unique insights and the understanding of machine learning to automate the process going forward. We apply a sense of urgency and deliver a level of expertise that is unparalleled in the field.

Overview of the role


We are looking for a QA Tester to assess software quality through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs and glitches. In this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and excellent communication skills. If you are also competent in executing test cases and are passionate about quality, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you will ensure that our products, applications and systems work correctly within a fast paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities


  • Work closely with the Lead Tester/Engineer to develop strategies and test plans.
  • Execute test cases and analyse results.
  • Create logs to document testing phases and defects.
  • Report bugs and errors to development teams.
  • Help troubleshoot issues.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Conduct post-release/ post-implementation testing

Essential Criteria 


  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Tester or similar role
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Working knowledge of test management software (e.g. qTest, Zephyr)
  • Knowledge of Databases and SQL
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • BSc/BA (2:1) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Object oriented Programming ability (e.g. Python)

Desirable criteria 

  • BSc/BA (2:1) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Knowledge of CI systems (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Experience using version control (e.g. git)
  • Knowledge of Major operating systems (e.g. Mac OS X)
  • Experience of product tracking software (e.g. Jira)
  • ISTQB Certification in Software Testing
  • Testing experience with APIs (e.g. using Postman)
  • Testing experience with Selenium

Additional information

Qarik offers a very competitive and comprehensive employee compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Base salary & bonus scheme
  • Pension match 
  • Private Medical 
  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other company perks 

Qarik is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.   For further information please contact our

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