API and Load Testing QA Engineer

  • Company:Ryanair
  • Location:Madrid, Spain
  • Employment type:Full-time
  • Reference:TLS.APT
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API and Load Testing QA Engineer
Ryanair Labs is the technology brand of Ryanair. Labs is a state of-the-art digital & IT innovation hub creating Europe’s Leading Travel Experience for our customers. The Ryanair platform has over 1 billion visits per year. By joining Ryanair, you will develop cutting edge tech solutions inside Ryanair, transforming aviation for Pilots, Cabin Crew & Ground Ops, as well as driving the tech experience for our customers on Europe’s largest travel website!
Ryanair Labs has more than 550 employees across our offices in Dublin, Madrid, Poland, and Portugal. Our plan is to continue to grow our IT Labs Team so we are always on the lookout for the best talent. Apply today for more information.


The Role:
We are implementing the best Digital Experience Platform for Air Travel. We are looking for highly skilled API and Load Test Engineers who can help us build out our Automation Infrastructure to help us release in our fast paced Agile Software Development Cycle.
We are looking for individuals who have a background in development / coding but also have a strong interest in Testing in particular Automated Testing. We believe here Automation plays a big part in how we go about our Development Cycle. You will get to work on a varied amount of tools and languages. Build not just Automated Tests but tools that help how our Development Team test and develop. Help us performance test with the high loads Ryanair gets daily on all our platforms. Constantly solve technical issues using your automated tests on our large systems.
Your responsibilities will include:
Enthusiasm for learning new skills and adapting quickly to new technologies
Excellent communication skills
The ability to take direction and to be able to think beyond the current set of tasks in order to effectively and fully exercise any application under test.
The ability to lead/ mentor more junior team members and as well as be led.
Good problem definition and analysis skills as well as an ability to present issues in a way that the development team can interpret to create solutions. Experience Required:
1 - 2 years API testing or performance testing experience (Karate/REST Assured, Gatling)
Masters / Bachelor Degree in Computing
Desired Skills
Load Testing (Gatling)
REST API Test Automation (Karate)
Atlassian application stack (Jira, Confluence, Stash)
Linux / Unix
Networking protocols
Continuous integration (Jenkins)


We promote innovation, all our teams are Agile and several PoCs of new technologies or innovative ideas are launched every week.
A competitive but flexible technical career plan
We believe in an hybrid working model, you can work up to three days per week remote, but you are also going to enjoy the excellent work environment at our modern offices in the heart of Madrid.
Travel discounts (of course!).

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