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Lead Automation Tester in JavaScript for a Biotechnology Company

Lead Automation Tester in JavaScript for a Biotechnology Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We’re looking for a remote Lead Automation Tester with 5+ years of functional and non-functional testing experience, and knowledge of programming languages such as JavaScript to join our team.

The customer is a biotechnology company, which engages in the discovery, invention, development, manufacture, and commercialization of medicines. The company is looking to drive the future of precision medicine through the large-scale integration of human genetics into drug discovery and development. To do this, they are partnering with EPAM to create an application to collect and incorporate phenotypical data with genotype data.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic, and highly energized Lead QA to help drive innovation through their Genetic Research.

This position will be an essential member of the core development leadership team. It will be a long-term position, and the candidate must have a track record of leading test automation teams and establishing appropriate automation frameworks. The culture of the team is very collaborative and will require a candidate to truly be a leader by bringing ideas to the table, challenging the status quo, and help shape, mentor, and evolve a team over time as demand for this application is expected to increase throughout 2021.


  • Perform both automated and manual tests and verify bugs as part of an Agile Scrum team
    • Develop automated tests (UI and API) and integrate into a CI/CD environment
      • Build and maintain the growing automation test infrastructure. Write high-quality automation testing code that is clean, readable, and maintainable
        • Design and document test plans and test cases that will scale as we continue to continue to build out our platform


          • 5+ years of experience in Software Testing - Functional and Non-Functional
            • 1+ years of relevant leadership experience
              • Knowledge of Automated Testing in JavaScript
                • Experience with Automated Tests (UI and API) and Integration into a CI/CD environment
                  • Experience in agile processes and tools such as - Scrum, Standup, Story Points, and JIRA
                    • A good understanding of usability norms such as Accessibility (A / AA / AAA), software quality like site speed and performance

                      Nice to have

                      • Knowledge of modern technology frameworks such as React and NodeJS
                        • Knowledge of AWS Cloud environment, serverless framework, and NoSQL
                          • Experience in Performance Testing (load testing and stress testing)
                            • Knowledge of web security and vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting, DDoS etc.
                              • Experience in Katalon


                                • React, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, AWS Lambda, API Gateways, Katalon

                                  Benefits in eligible locations


                                  For you

                                  • Voluntary health insurance for you (100% covered) and your family (with corporate discount)
                                  • Individual sessions with professional psychologists and coaches
                                  • Free corporate sports and wellness programs
                                  • Stable income
                                  • Paid time off

                                  For your comfortable work

                                  • 100% remote work forever
                                  • Free licensed software
                                  • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                                  • Stable workload
                                  • Relocation opportunities
                                  • Flexible engagement models

                                    For your growth

                                    • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
                                    • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                                    • Language courses
                                    • Access to internal and external e-Libraries
                                    • Certification opportunities
                                    • Skill advisory service

                                      40 hrs/week

                                      Hours per week

                                      12+ months

                                      Project length

                                      Armenia, Belarus, Colombia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

                                      Locations eligible for the position