QA Analyst / Software Tester

Galway, IE Competitive

The EssentialSkillz team is looking for an experienced QA Tester to join our Galway office team. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter and dedicated to providing quality solutions.

EssentialSkillz was founded in Galway in 2001 and is the market leading provider of Health & Safety eLearning in the UK. We require passionate people who care about making a contribution to join our equally committed team in Galway and play an integral part in our future growth and success.

  • We enjoy success through the delivery of results
  • We build long-term relationships based on honesty and reliability
  • We develop a sense of belonging, enjoyment and fulfillment
  • We enjoy a work environment of trust and collaboration


  • Review all quality and test process documentation and continually enhance based on industry and software changes
  • Develop, execute and explore automated test processes and scripts to ensure high quality
  • Create and manage comprehensive and well structured test plans and test cases
  • Work closely and collaborate with the development team to ensure a seamless process
  • Plan, coordinate and manage all projects efficiently
  • Create test processes based on client requirements and as part of the product implementation process
  • Manage and monitor debugging process and results
  • Assess internal process to offer continual improvements
  • Stay up to date with new testing tools, processes and strategies
  • Conduct post-release and pre system implementation testing
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development life-cycle


  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills with a "can-do" attitude
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and take ownership of a process

Additional requirements:

  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and regression testing is a plus
  • Working knowledge of test management software an advantage
  • EU working permit

What we offer:

  • Work in a development team working on B2B web applications
  • Contribute to suggestions/improvements to the software
  • Exposure to latest tools/technologies like REST, HTML5 / CSS3, jQuery, Node.js, MongoDB, SSO, LDAP
  • Exposure to e-learning industry (SCORM, xAPI, ...)


Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
Experience in project management and/or QA methodology
Bachelor's Degree required

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