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lead automation tester in javascript for a biotechnology company

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JavaScript, Functional Testing, SQL Databases, Node.js, Automated Testing in JS

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.

responsibilities
  • 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
          requirements
          • 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
                      • Proficient English (written and spoken) B2
                        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
                                  technologies
                                  • React, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, AWS Lambda, API Gateways, Katalon

                                    benefits for locations

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                                    For you

                                    • Insurance Coverage 
                                    • Paid Leaves – including maternity, bereavement, paternity, and special COVID-19 leaves. 
                                    • Financial assistance for medical crisis 
                                    • Retiral Benefits – VPF and NPS 
                                    • Customized Mindfulness and Wellness programs 
                                    • EPAM Hobby Clubs

                                    For your comfortable work

                                    • Hybrid Work Model 
                                    • Soft loans to set up workspace at home 
                                    • Stable workload 
                                    • Relocation opportunities with ‘EPAM without Borders’ program

                                    For your growth

                                    • Certification trainings for technical and soft skills 
                                    • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning platform 
                                    • Access to internal learning programs set up by world class trainers 
                                    • Community networking and idea creation platforms 
                                    • Mentorship programs 
                                    • Self-driven career progression tool

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