Quality Assurance Engineer
Nord Pool Group is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, passionate, hands-on Quality Assurance Engineer to work within our Product Development and Innovation (PDI) team.
Our philosophy here at Nord Pool is that all engineers ply their trade within a team structure maintaining their guru status through dogfooding. In this role, you will work daily within a cross-functional scrum team helping to ensure all members are focused on quality.
In PDI we employ a competence center structure that crosscuts the scrum teams with focus on creating a natural connectivity and collaboration among shared functional/technical skills. Here experiences are shared, common challenges are addressed and best practice formulated to propagate across the organisation.
You will bring your passion, expertise and professionalism to continue our ambition of pioneering the power exchange business and begin your Nord Pool career leading the next evolution of our quality assurance competence centre.
- You have much experience in Agile methodologies and the philosophies of continuous value delivery.
- You are strategically minded when it comes to the role and absolute necessity of quality-oriented activity within the development function and at an organizational level.
- You are inventive, creative, yet pragmatic with a strong sense of urgency when required. However, you are naturally assertive about employing best practices and processes.
- You lead by example and behaviour, are comfortable in a mentoring/coaching capacity and display the patience and humility necessary to ensure we journey together in a collaborative, open-minded way.
- You are expert in test planning, scoping and designing and applying the necessary strategies, frameworks and techniques to the problem at hand. You work closely with your scrum team to ensure coverage and quality at all stages.
- You have a solid background in programming with C# and/or Java with a proven track record of working with complex systems.
- You have worked with test automation of many or all parts of the stack including Web/HTML5 interfaces, API, services, backends with tools such as Selenium, Robot Framework, Cucumber.
- You have experience of the Atlassian stack (Jira/Confluence/Bamboo), Jenkins or similar.
- You ensure all aspects of testing are embraced from the start including load, stress, performance and are familiar with tools and techniques to apply.
- You are obsessed about quality and enjoy supporting the team around you to becomes equally obsessed.
- You are highly articulate (English an absolute requirement), passionate and driven yet possess enough humility to be a total joy to work with! You know when to escalate and are comfortable at all levels of the organization.
Experience of high-paced, modern software development in a reasonably complex ecosystem is an advantage but passion and enthusiasm coupled with a strong aptitude and attitude is more important to us at Nord Pool.
You will be located at our Espoo office in Keilaniemi, but should expect some travel to our other offices.
Nord Pool is Europe's leading power market and offers trading, clearing, settlement and associated services in both day-ahead and intraday markets across nine European countries. 380 companies from 20 countries trade on the markets. In 2016 the group had a total turnover of 505 TWh, which includes the auction volume in the UK market N2EX.
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