QA Automation Analyst

Intermediate - Full time


Blue Prism is a market leader in the Robotic Process Automation ( RPA) domain with more than 1000 employees worldwide. In line with the expansion of their new Development Centre in Lisbon, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Mid-level QA Automation Analyst to join the pioneer team in Lisbon, Portugal. If this is something you're interested in doing, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Lisbon, Portugal


- Extraction of test scenarios and subsequent design and execution of both manual and automated testing. Design of scenarios to ensure coverage of both positive and negative pathways
- Work within a BDD framework and design web UI automation tests using selenium within a C# built framework
- Analyse requirements, extract and design the appropriate level of test coverage, considering the risk around implementation of a requirement when prioritising key test cases
- Work with multiple technologies and adapt to designing automation using various toolsets
- Balance test coverage with time limitations to manage and communicate any perceived risk with business stakeholders in a professional manner
- Drive continuous improvement both as part of a team and individually, looking to lead initiative to enhance test practices and drive quality
- Passionate about quality and take ownership for the quality of our product in all aspects
- Clearly document test cases so that other team members can easily understand purpose, actions and expected outcomes
- Be adaptable in various testing methodologies, & practices, and tools that complement the software quality process
- Work in an agile environment and adaptable to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment
- Reporting and management of defects and issues, aligned to ISTQB defect principles and standards


Must-Have skills:

- +3 years in a software quality environment
- +1 year working with automated testing frameworks and the design of automation testing
- Proven track record in eliciting test scenarios from user stories / requirements and designing both positive and negative tests to provide comprehensive coverage
- Background working with web-based automation frameworks, utilizing Selenium
- Experience in extracting test scenarios, devising test cases and automating these using a range of techniques
- Knowledge of BDD scenario design and frameworks
- Design of manual test cases to provide appropriate coverage where automation is not considered feasible nor practical
- Experience working with an Agile development and testing environment

Good to have skills:

- Experience with Specflow tooling
- Experience using tools to automate desktop software
- SQL experience (ability to query data within a relational DB)
- Experience testing web APIs using tools such as Postman
- Able to interpret and work with XML/JSON
- Experience in working with teams using TDD
- Experience working with Kanban/scrum agile methodologies
- Experience with participation in agile planning, sprinting and reviews
- Background working with virtual machines and associated configuration
- Software testing certification e.g., ISTQB or equivalent
- OOP knowledge (Ideally C#)
- Testing of native cloud based solutions and their deployment architecture


Bachelor degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline OR relevant years of experience in required skill


No travel requirements