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Quality Assurance QA Engineer

Req id:  20767

Reading, GB



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



The Opportunity:


This is a great chance to expand your knowledge, skills and career in software development and technology. You will be working within and experienced engineering team with many opportunities to develop your abilities.

As a Lead Quality Assurance Engineer, you will apply excellent knowledge and experience to:

  • Develop and own the QA automation framework
  • Maintain and enhance test strategies and test cases
  • Perform and clearly report on functional, integration and regression testing


The ideal candidate is a QA engineer or a software developer who has strong experience with testing front end JavaScript frameworks, reusable component design and HTML5, CSS and JavaScript standards. Clear concise messaging and communication are required in disseminating ideas to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. A good understanding of accessibility standards and able to test features so that they conform to the WCAG (web content accessibility guidelines).


You are Great at:


  • Creating automated tests for web UI applications built from HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
  • Test driven development, writing system level tests (using tools like Selenium Web Driver) and/or unit tests (particularly JavaScript Unit tests).
  • Detailing technical test approach for complex software components and functions.
  • Building environments with microservices, Kubernetes and Docker containers using git as source
  • Analysing and documenting product defects.
  • Contributing to software testing practices to ensure quality and adherence to company standards.
  • Participating in the software development process from requirements specification to release in an Agile Development Framework.
  • Understanding user accessibility requirements and making them part of the testing framework.


What it takes:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent qualification in a related field
  • Strong Web UI automated testing background, or strong Web UI software development skills
  • In depth knowledge of web technologies
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, XML and web services
  • Experience with ready-made automation frameworks (Playwright, Cypress)
  • Experience in using API testing tools (Postman, Swagger, jMeter)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker, Gitlab/Github source control
  • Understanding of DevOps principles, CI/CD and test automation in a pipeline
  • Knowledge of Java, J2SE, J2EE would be beneficial
  • Strong hands-on experience with testing enterprise applications
  • Experience working with groups of people across several geographies
  • Excellent communication and time management skills



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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