Principal Software Quality Engineer for Bratislava

Apply now and grow within a rapidly evolving company. GoHealth Slovakia is looking for you.

GoHealth is looking for a Principal Software Quality Engineer / QA Automation Architect to lead our QA Automation team. This role operates as a technical, hands-on facilitator in the QA Automation and is a strategic participant across inter-dependent software development efforts. This professional is expected to meet current delivery quality standards while increasing the use of automation to drive increased throughput and test coverage efficiencies. Individual will work across multiple project teams composed of developers, project managers, QA Engineers and business owners to help shape the quality of a product and establish the maximum level of automated test coverage, while reducing the time of test cycles.

Possibility of working remote (anywhere in Slovakia)/on-site.


4 500 EUR/monthOffered salary varies based on relevant experience and skills. Annual salary bonus based on individual & company performance.

Your role

We strive to make our teams successful by partnering with key stakeholders to understand their use cases and building comprehensive test strategies to meet testing requirements. We work together with all of our quality test engineers, continuously looking to improve on our automation processes and best practices. As a Principal Software Quality Engineer, you will need to understand the various levels of testing from a functional/feature level, data validation, authentication, security and systems integration for both web-based application and mobile devices. The person must be flexible in addressing changing needs of the organization as it evolves and increase in maturity levels of agile while implementing CI/CD practices. The position must support testing in a modern cloud-based environment.

You will
  • Oversee, lead, and mentor a diverse, globally distributed QA Automation team leads and QA Automation Engineers
  • Collaborate with product Manager, QA Engineers & Developers in designing testable applications
  • Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures, Processes, and Best practices as related to Test Automation
  • Manage the Daily/Weekly activities of the Test Automation Team Members and support the onboarding of new team members
  • Oversee technical execution of the QA Automation roadmap
  • Provide leadership, guidance, training, and mentoring to Test Automation Team Members
  • Participate in design and architectural reviews of proposed automation solutions
  • Create, execute, and evaluate automated test plans on multiple browsers, operating systems, mobile application and platforms
  • Strong programming and technical experience as this role will require digging into code and interfacing with developers and delivery managers
  • Participate in peer test reviews, performance testing, and functional testing to ensure product quality
  • Define and publish quality metrics related to automation
  • Efficient delivery of Healthcare Capabilities via test automation activities
  • Promote and support implementation of CI/CT/CD pipeline
  • Develop & extend test automation frameworks for UI, Microservices & APIs, Data Quality, security, and performance. Provide analysis, optimization, improvement, and maintenance of test automation frameworks for UI, Microservices & APIs, Data Quality, security, and performance
  • Work with Test Automation Team Members to leverage existing automation assets and develop new ones
  • Ensure compliance to automation framework, standards & best practices
  • Conduct test design reviews
  • Work with Product Management and UX to understand business needs and ensure quality is built in throughout the process

15 years of experience

For nearly 15 years, we’ve partnered with the biggest tech brands to get their ideas to market faster. As a leader in providing technical solutions in health insurance mediation, we have a robust digital platform that covers the entire life cycle of customers and helps millions of customers access affordable health insurance. We work with the cutting-edge technologies and tools, prize collaboration in all that we do, and push the boundaries with every new project.

Our technology plays a key role in our growth, and we are systematically modernizing our technological stack. We’re committed to growing a team of well-rounded engineers, operating software in a production environment and building easily maintainable software. That’s where you come in.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent education or experience
  • 10+ years of experience in software testing
  • 8+ years test framework development experience
  • 5+ years of experience leading Software Quality Automation teams
  • 3+ years leading globally distributed teams
  • 5+ years of experience writing automated tests in Java or Kotlin
  • Familiarity with healthcare domain optional but desired
  • Experience in multi-tiered, complex system design & architecture
  • Experience in developing automation scripts and tools used to test all types of testing, including unit, integration, system, functional, non-functional, Data, performance, Mobile, reports, security, and cross browser
  • Experience testing infrastructure and infrastructure as code optional but desired
  • Experience working with BDD and BDD tooling
  • An intense passion for automation and an automation-first strategy
  • Experience defining test methodology, test metrics, and test reporting mechanisms
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Git, Jenkins, and a strong believer in the value of Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, and Continuous Delivery
  • AI-powered UI regression testing tools
  • Cloud Experience such as AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Experienced with a variety of automated testing tools and strategies
  • Prepared to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation, agility, and adaptability are highly prized
  • Written and spoken communication skills in English; (B2 category)

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we're dedicated to building an inclusive working environment. Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

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If you are ready to play an important role in an upwardly mobile, innovative product development company, this is your opportunity to leverage and grow your unique strengths, talents and skills.

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Nivy Tower
Mlynské Nivy 5
821 09 Bratislava
Hviezdoslavova 6,
040 01 Košice
ID: 4080838  Dátum zverejnenia: 17.1.2022  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 4 500 EUR/month