Lead, Quality Assurance Engineer - IT

  • R5220
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Tampa, FL, United States

Are you someone who has a passion to streamline application functions through automated testing processes? Do you like to examine defect reports and prioritize the necessary tests? Do you enjoy using your problem solving skills to identify defects? Rapid 7’s EA team is looking for a Lead QA just like you

About the team

The Rapid 7 Enterprise Automation team is made up of developers, Functional testers and automated testers. The technology stack includes Salesforce, Netsuite, Workato and AWS to name a few. The team is full of energetic, passionate and fun individuals who take pride in being accountable for the direction they take and how they prioritise their work. They are committed to continuous learning and strive to continuously learn and adapt to new tools and techniques to benefit the wider organisation. 

About the role

Rapid7 is looking for a Lead Quality Assurance Engineer to join an award winning Enterprise Automation Team as it continues to grow and advance the organisation's automation and integration needs. We need a team player with solid testing chops to deliver  high quality experiences to both customers and internal business stakeholders. The ideal candidate is someone who can contribute to a team tasked with delivering enterprise automation and empowering our citizen IT community

In this role, you will:

  • Create an automation testing framework that can be used within Enterprise Automation and beyond

  • Perform automated/functions testing of integrations/automations developed by Enterprise Automation team

  • Translate assigned end-user requirements into fully documented test cases and automated scripts in accordance with approved test plans

  • Execute test cases and scripts using automated test tools or manually when required

  • Participate project requirements reviews to understand test objectives and to provide input on testability of requirements

  • Review implementations against requirements from business stakeholders to ensure alignment with specifications

  • Proactively keep your project team updated on project status.

  • Work with department leaders to help refine the QA Process

The skills you’ll bring include:

  •  4 to 7 years of both blackbox testing and test automation of web sites and applications

  • Familiarity with  business process automations and the SDLC around it

  • Experience building and running automated testing, regression testing, smoke testing, exploratory testing, integration and automation testing, functional testing, usability testing

  • Demonstrable experience with at least one test automation framework

  • Experience with Git and Jenkins or similar version control and build platforms

  • Experience with test management, defect tracking, and requirements management tools.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and analytical/problem-solving skills

  • Familiarity working with CRM, ERP’s and iPaaS systems 

  • Willingness to work with and challenge developers to improve code quality assurance

  • Coordinate with senior test engineers to design and align on automated testing best practices 

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with best in class enterprise automation integration platforms such as Workato, Mulesoft, Boomi, UIPath or similar.

  • Some experience in programming languages such as Python, Java, C#

  • Experience in developing RESTful API clients, automated workflows, or robotic process automation. 

  • Background in integration patterns and platforms like Workato, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Engine or Azure

  • Experience with delivering enablement and documentation for business users 

  • Security domain expertise or mindset

  • Accessibility testing and tools

  • Load or performance testing platforms

At Rapid7, we know that the best ideas and solutions come from diverse teams who represent a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel you meet most of the core requirements to do the job, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We’re on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people. With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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