Quality Assurance Engineer

Online innovation? Game on.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routePortuguese
    Preferred spoken language

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Blip was founded in 2009 and in 2012 became part of a Group of Companies with Headquarters in London called Betfair and in February 2016 of a bigger group that resulted of the merger of Paddy Power and Betfair (online Sports betting). We are in the API Billionaire’s club alongside Twitter, Facebook, eBay and Google more than 2.5Bn API calls being served every second of the day, every day of the year. Blip is growing to become the best place to work in Porto and already are 300 Blippers!

What can you expect from Blip? At Blip we care about people and their development. We have a sense of humor and an open minded style, always waiting for new ideas to improve our processes. We use state of the art technologies, languages and frameworks and try to always keep updated about the best ways to make beautiful code.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer you will be part of a software development team in an agile environment, which has short release cycles. You should have experience in defining test plans, executing test cases, managing defects throughout their life cycle and working with developers and product owners in order to solve issues and provide guidelines, ensuring the quality of the product. You’ll also have a decisive role in the automation strategy of your team and project, so experience in test automation will be greatly valued. You must have a proven track record of software testing for fast paced organizations where time to market, quality and rapid change are critical to the company’s success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design test plans, scenarios, and test cases in accordance with the specifications set forth in the User Stories;
  • Help defining tools, guidelines and standards to test automation in order to improve software testing process;
  • Help defining standards, guidelines, and processes to determine product quality or release readiness;
  • Analyse, understand and review product requirements;
  • Execute manual and automated tests and analyse their results in fast paced development sprints;
  • Manage defects ensuring they are correctly captured, reported and tracked;
  • Work with all members of the scrum team to ensure timely delivery of quality code in a continuous integration environment;
  • Actively improving the continuous integration and delivery processes;

Main requirements

Technical skills

  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency in black box and white box testing techniques
  • Experience in Selenium based frameworks, preferably based in javascript
  • Knowledge in continuous delivery, integration and deployment methodologies and strategies
  • Experience in an Agile environment such as SCRUM or Kanban will be valued

Key skills & attributes

  • Strong analytical and diagnosis skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Has a passion for quality
  • Open minded to consider different perspectives and views
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Portuguese and English)
  • Ability to interact effectively with other functional teams
  • Ability to work in fast paced, team oriented environment

Nice to have

  • Contributions to the open-source community will also be valued;


  • We believe we’re at our best when you’re at yours, that’s why we consider Blip as a Second Home!

  • We are committed to your development so we enjoy sharing and learning

  • Here success is contagious and we want to celebrate it with you!

  • In the Porto city heart we value relationships and friendship, that´s why we have breakfast together!

  • You will emerge in state of the art technology and IT challenges!

  • You will live and share our values: Collaboration, Relentless Will to Win, Agility, Integrity and Low Ego.

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