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QA Automation Engineer

Primary Location Cordoba, Cordoba Additional Locations Date posted 03/22/2019
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Role Overview:

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about software testing, has a strong interest in cyber security and data protection, and wants to join our collaborative team as a Software QA Automation Engineer to help drive the high quality of our corporate encryption product family. This role will report an Engineering Manager within the Corporate Products Team.

In a world where large data breaches are becoming more frequent, we are offering you a rare opportunity to influence and contribute to an interesting and critical part of McAfee’s enterprise business that protects our customers’ data (and that of their customers).

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • You will work closely with the development teams to create automated test strategies
  • You will review product requirements, specifications and technical design documents and provide accurate feedback to ensure that software is written in a testable and supportable fashion
  • You will define detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases which are streamlined for automation
  • Drawing on your creative nature, you will drive the existing automation frameworks forward to benefit automation across multiple products, and may be asked to create new frameworks depending on need
  • You will write Test Automation code to efficiently validate our enterprise data protection product set from a functional, scale, performance and security perspective
  • Using your skills in Python and other languages (as appropriate) when you are coding test cases, along with technologies such as (but not limited to) VNC, OCR and virtualization
  • You will actively measure code coverage of the automation tests to identify areas of focus, and other metrics to identify areas of brittleness in the automation code, producing dashboards to provide data to the team
  • You will propose and create innovative solutions to automating software testing in a performant and scalable fashion
  • You will use your experience in agile development/testing practices, and risk-based testing to ensure efficient release testing
  • You will be estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating automation activities
  • You will need to identify and document product defects that you find, and work closely with the development team to help them resolve the defects
  • You will write automated regression tests to ensure that defects to not reoccur
  • We will help you stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • We will ask you to help optimize the software testing process and procedures to make them more efficient

About You: 

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a Software Test Automation role.
  • Previously exposed to a variety of Operating Systems (Windows Server, Windows desktop, Mac)
  • Experience of TestComplete, Selenium or similar Test Automation frameworks
  • You have experience in Python
  • Anything above that gets you an enthusiastic high-five and bonus points for having experience in the computer security industry
  • Building partnerships and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and the ability to collaborate with internal and external parties including Dev and QA teams, Program/Product managers, Technical Publications and other Project Stakeholders.
  • You have a keen interest/experience in improving efficiency in software testing.
  • Software Development principles and methodologies such as Agile or Waterfall
  • Understanding risk-based testing or other approaches to increase efficiency.
  • Positively adapting to project changes and multitasking.

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs (OSDE for the whole familiy group)
  • Lunch allowance at the site.
  • Tuition Program
  • Childcare Subsidy/ School Subsidiary
  • Wellness Program, Wellness Room
  • Free onsite Fruit & Drinks at the site

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Shift 1 (Argentina)

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Argentina, Cordoba

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