QA Automation Engineer - Caesars Digital

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Location

Krakow, Poland

Job description

We bet we can be a great match

Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow? Welcome to Grand Parade.

About us

Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year. We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

What you'll be doing:

  • Working as part of the William Hill US Product Development team and driving our exciting US business and technology expansion for future opportunities in the US
  • You will own the quality vision and strategy for the local team, acting as quality champion to ensure the dev team members will be working together towards a better quality product
  • You will be a hands-on engineer in the team delivering automation with a focus on assuring the quality of what’s being built
  • You will define test approaches with the team as part of new feature development so that functional and non-functional requirements are validated during development
  • You will own and improve any existing QA assets that add value, refactoring them to bring further improvements or replacing them if there are better options available.
  • You will provide automated reports for test execution, detailing success/failure rates and coverage percentages
  • You are comfortable working in a constantly changing work environment and are fully dedicated to automate as much as possible with a focus on where the value is
  • You will contribute heavily to the QA community of practice and inspire the team to continuously improve
  • While there is a strong bias towards automation, you will also perform manual and exploratory testing if and when required as part of product development, to understand the product in more details and find defects
  • Provide transparency on QA activities with your team to encourage collaboration across the team

Education & Experience:

  • Essential: Great software development and scripting skills. QAs are mainly software developers here!
  • Essential: Very strong Java skills or good basics of Scala
  • Essential: Desire to learn functional Scala programming
  • Essential: Experience with effective CI/CD in an agile software development environment
  • Essential: Experience in / knowledge of Agile software product delivery and / or continuous improvement mindset
  • Essential: Understands the functional programming paradigm and benefits
  • Desirable: A degree in a computing-related subject
  • Desirable: Non-functional testing experience using tools such as Gatling
  • Desirable: Experience in implementing TDD and BDD successfully within software development teams
  • Desirable: JavaScript experience, or agree to work with JS from time to time

Character Traits:

Focuses on delivering results and enjoys working as part of a team

Enjoys collaborating and solving problems with others, keeps solutions as simple as possible

Enjoys learning new skills and keeping up to date with developments in technology

Highly motivated. You want to work with the best and be the best. Like to build teams and great software

This role will/may not suit you if:

You’re not able to be flexible with your working hours (the role can involve evening meetings to sync with our US colleagues)

You’re uncomfortable supporting the code you write. You will be expected to join the teams support rota

You struggle to self motivate

You struggle with multi-tasking

How will you go one better in this role?

You own solutions and drive them through to deliver value to the customers

You have a bias to action and progress

You can also step back, think big and solve problems

You will work with the team to continually raise the bar improve how we do software product development

You enjoy teaching and learning from others

 

What we offer

  • Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal trainings, lunch and learn sessions and an individual training budget.
  • Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
  • Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
  • Brand new, bright and comfortable office in the city center with a garden roof terrace and incredible city view. Tram stop right outside the office.
  • Long term flexible working practices - Our employees have the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face to face collaborative team time
  • Free underground parking space for cars, motorcycles and bikes.
  • Great working atmosphere, in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.
  • Competitive base salary and benefits, with fully paid private healthcare (Lux Med), fully paid Multisport pass or MyBenefit cafeteria points for employees on employment contract, employee referral program, and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Flexible employment (B2B or Employment Contract to choose from).
  • Creative rights scheme.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Chill out room and gaming room with VR, PS4, FIFA, foosball table, billiards, table tennis, football league, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.
  • Meetups, quality questions events, hackathons, we love any chance to share knowledge and have fun.
  • Charity events (ask us about our scooter racing) and social activities – virtual for now but we can’t wait to throw one of our famous company parties or summer picnics
  • Relocation costs support for rent and travel, and VISA support. Colleagues from all round the world including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Israel, India, Portugal, United Kingdom, Libya and many other countries.

 

William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities. There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.

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