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Belfast, Northern Ireland


QA Engineer

  • The role

    We want QA Engineers who are passionate about high quality outcomes for the customer and can put the end-user at the centre of their thinking. As part of our Agile teams, we will provide you with the opportunity to use the latest technology to serve our customers and sales agents and apply your skills as part of our exciting new and existing teams.

    What you’ll be doing

    • Being right at the heart of the testing lifecycle: developing test plans and test cases, ensuring effective test coverage, executing tests, identifying and logging defects, working with engineers to resolve defects and supporting regression testing
    • Developing expertise in product development and identifying opportunities to improve the user experience
    • Improving the level of test automation as part of the overall automation strategy
    • Perform software testing (both manual and automated), while also ensuring the team follows disciplined quality practices.
    • Supporting the continuous integration and delivery strategy
    • Participating in system integration testing with colleagues from multiple global teams
    • Continually improving engineering and testing processes
    • Utilizing metrics to evaluate and provide information on system readiness, defect tracking, and other measurements as appropriate

    What you should have

    Below is an overview of the skills and experience we are looking for, but remember, don’t rule yourself out if you don’t have everything on the list – it’s your intellect and your attitude we are really after.


    • At least 3 years of IT experience with n-tier, database and client server design/development
    • Some experience in automated testing of websites, ideally with Selenium or Cypress.
    • Experience integrating application programming interfaces (APIs) to support mobile functionality
    • Knowledge/experience of Test-Driven Development and test automation
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work well within a team environment, maximising the different strengths across the team
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Computer Science, Engineering, or STEM subject. Comparable commercial experience may also be considered
    • Key technology experience required for the role: test automation tools, iOS, Android, GIT, JavaScript, Azure, SQL


    • Commercial experience of agile testing processes and the DevOps lifecycle
    • Experience writing SQL statement to check data values in databases
    • Experience of delivering Agile solutions for customers/clients located in different time zones
    • Experience of implementing security standards that meet privacy requirements for web/portal/mobile applications
    • Other valuable technologies: Robot Framework, Selenium, Cypress, Playwright, Appium, Java, Xamarin, .NET, GIT, REST-based API, JavaScript, object-oriented concepts, HP ALM, Tricentis qTest.
    • Experience with Pega Rules Process Commander
    • Experience with different types of Agile project delivery

    So that’s us. Thanks for taking the time to read this far (pretty impressive in the era of the 280-character tweet). We look forward to hearing from you if you fancy joining a tech innovation company with the agility of a start-up and the stability of a Fortune 500 U.S. company.

    Aflac Northern Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

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