Software Development Engineer in Test

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  • Location

    Malta

  • Reference

    MAG 11901

  • Salary

    Attractive

    Attractive

  • Type

    Permanent

The Role

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Our Client is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join their ever-growing team in Malta. You will develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality. This role responsibilities include designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs while being cost-effective. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you should monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback;
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases;
  • Estimate, prioritise, plan and coordinate testing activities;
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts;
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track bugs;
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved;
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs;
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements;
  • Monitor debugging process results;
  • Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions;
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts;
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies.

The Candidate

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject;
  • Proven work experience in software development and/or software quality assurance;
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes;
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases using Gherkin syntax;
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing;
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools;
  • Solid knowledge of MySQL and .Net (C#) languages;
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process;
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus;
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office tools.

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing technical aspects to people with various backgrounds and management levels;
  • Detail oriented, meticulous and methodical;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly independently;
  • Strong work ethic, reliability and consistency;
  • Must adapt well to change and successfully set and adjust priorities as needed.

The Company

A multi-award-winning gaming company offering gaming platforms to operators worldwide. They have a great team based in Malta, with operations also growing into over 50 countries. They attract and develop the most talented people in the gaming industry.

The Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Extensive training program
  • Great career growth opportunities
  • Multinational environment

The Location

Malta is a small archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. It is an independent member state of the European Union and home to a little less than half a million people. It is English speaking and salaries are paid in Euros.

Malta is extremely popular for relocations, boasting as it does low domestic tax rates, Schengen Area membership, a rich history, a vibrant and active social scene, and the highest average number of days of sunshine per year in Europe.

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