QAE1 – Quality Assurance Engineer

Chart Your Course: Guiding Your Journey!

I plan and execute testing of features and report issues to the team.

Area of ownership and autonomy
– I execute on defined tasks and contribute to solving the problems;
Organization reach and level of influence
– I work within the scope of my team with guidance from my EM3 and manager;
Technical levels that impacts the business
– My focus is to improve my technical skills;

1. Results

Responsibility​Expected behavior
Impact– I work with my engineering manager and manager to prioritize tasks that add the most value to the customer;
– I understand and effectively participate in the core processes of my team (planning, development, releases, bug fixes, support);
Ownership– I follow up on my tasks and commitments, take responsibility for my work, and deliver my work on time;
– I engage into discussion to clarify what is expected from me related to my commitment;
– When I fail I learn from the failures and improve;
Decision making​– When there is a problem or I am stuck with a certain task, I let my engineering manager and manager be aware. I reflect on how to learn and improve on my mistakes;

2. Direction

ResponsibilityExpected behavior
Innovation– I share new ideas and adapt my work when there is a change on the project or the team/company processes;

3. Talent

ResponsibilityExpected behavior
Personal growth– I am open to listen and to act when I get a feedback from my engineering manager, manager or colleagues;
– I am self-aware about my strengths and weaknesses (areas of improvement);
– I have a high standard of excellence of my work;

4. Culture

ResponsibilityExpected behavior
Communication– I write and speak clearly, without having seconds thoughts;
– I listen to understand, instead of listen and talk for the sake of being right;
– I share relevant information with my team that might reduce the team velocity including: concerns, technical debt, task difficulty, being late;
Collaboration– I can effectively collaborate and communicate to get the work done;
– I work with my engineering manager and manager to manage conflicts without bringing it on personal level;
Organizational health– I listen to other people perspectives and tend not to rely on my personal biases;

5. Craft

ResponsibilityExpected behavior
Testing fluency– I write test cases for a feature (even when no formal specification is provided);
– I execute manual “black box” testing via the UI;
– I identify bugs that are obvious;
– My test cases effectively cover positive and negative scenarios, including basic edge cases;
– My bug reports provide all of the details for the software engineer to investigate and solve it further;
Testing strategy– I plan and execute testing on small to medium sized features;
​Quality assessment– I report status to the team including basic understanding of identified risks;
Quality advocacy– I understand who are the customers that the features are delivered to and work towards creating an impact on the delivered features;

6. Compensation

Base salary range: up to 731 EUR.

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