Software QA Engineer in Madrid


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Job Description

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Thales in Spain is a leader in technological solutions applied to Defence, Aeronautics, Security, Transportation and Space and, furthermore, is a global centre for excellence in Space, Security of Critical Infrastructures and Transportation. With a turnover of €320 million and a staff of 1,200, it exports approximately 40% of its total production principally to the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America.

With the massive surge of electronic travel documents and national eID cards, Thales Digital & Security global business unit is supporting border agencies, government authorities and airports to exploit technology convergence to gain consistent, comprehensive border, visa management and document verification worldwide that will:

  • Deliver seamless travel with border control applications
  • Offer convenience for travelers for fast and secure border crossing
  • Improve border intelligence for detection and prevention, including some of the most disruptive new technologies like biometrics, machine learning, or micro services.

As a Software Quality Engineer for the Identity and Biometric Solutions team, you will be responsible for base product quality and validation for our different solutions, build validation test plans, analyze and categorize defects and quality issues and assure issue traceability throughout the delivery chain. Our solutions performs secure authentication of user’s ID document and biometrics verification that will secure traveling for millions of people.

About the role

  • You will participate in the requirements specification, workload estimation and solution design in an agile and dynamic environment.
  • You will validate the products and components (applications, libraries, system and solutions; either purely software or combining software and hardware).
  • You will analyze the scope, define a test strategy and prepare validation test plan.
  • You will execute the validation Test Plan and present results.
  • You will document the activity in the form of the validation strategy and test plan.
  • You will select the tools and/or develop them if non-existing.
  • You will closely work with Quality Assurance Officer you will participate to selection of appropriate methodology, tailoring of the QA process and it’s follow-up.
  • You will cooperate with developers in order to reproduce, identify and isolate the issues.

About you

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as Software Quality Engineer.
  • You have experience in agile development methodologies, functional tests, load/performance tests, BDD and TDD, preferably using Cucumber or Gherkin.
  • You are familiar with Continuous Delivery and related tools (Jira, Xray, Jenkins, Sonar, Fortify).
  • You have good knowledge of Web Technologies and Modern Software Architectures: Microservices, REST APIs.
  • You have knowledge of SQL and non-SQL Databases: Elasticsearch, Apache Cassandra, etc.
  • You are fluent in English and Spanish.

Added value

Any of the following will be valued!

  • Experience with Unit Testing Tools (JUnit) ) and modern tools for end-to-end tests (Cypress).
  • Experience working with event-driven architectures, Domain-Driven Design (DDD)
  • Knowledge of Docker, Apache Kafka

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Short working days on Fridays and during August.
  • Remote or Hybrid role.
  • Restaurant allowance and social benefits (health insurance, kindergarden).
  • Free coffee on-site!

Thales is a company committed to equal opportunities between women and men, and for this reason, we work to raise awareness and disseminate information on the subject both internally and externally

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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