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Software Tester

Deriv DMCC

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP475-17

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our team
We are the Quality Assurance team. We are software testing engineers who execute high-quality tests to refine our wide range of products and services. We look after the quality, usability, and stability of our websites and trading platforms to deliver a world-class experience to our end users.

Your role
As our Software Tester, you will engage in quality control throughout the product development lifecycle of all our products, services, and systems. You will help come up with test plans and ensure their execution on each stage, from planning until release. We process over a million transactions per day, and we need you to help deliver the best version of every product, fully optimised, free from bugs, and polished for client utilisation.

What you’ll do
- Perform high-quality automated and manual tests on the Deriv.com website, applications, backend infrastructure, and related systems.
- Collaborate closely with the rest of the QA and IT teams to create, design, and run several types of testing based on different objectives.
- Integrate various types of testing into our existing workflows, both internal and external.
- Ensure the integrity of releases by coordinating testing procedures and activities.
- Track and keep a detailed record of every bug that you discover.
- Identify, document, and investigate issues reported by our clients and the Client Support team.
- Replicate reported issues and work with our IT teams to find the root cause, understand the problem, and help come up with solutions.

Requirements

What you have
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or an equivalent combination of technical education, training, and work experience
- Ability to write high-quality, self-documenting code using test-driven development techniques
- Minimum of two years experience in a software or web application testing role
- Experience in designing and executing test plans (both automated and manual)
- Experience with agile development methods such as Scrum or Kanban
- Passion for Linux and other open-source platforms
- Familiarity with Git

What’s good to have
- Experience with PostgreSQL or another RDBMS
- Extensive knowledge of JavaScript , AJAX, JSON, CSS
- Experience in performance and load testing
- Proficiency with one or more programming languages, preferably Perl, but can also be Python, PHP, C/C++, etc.

What we’ll give you
- Exciting work challenges
- Cooperative work environment
- Career advancement opportunities
- Market-based salary
- Annual performance bonus
- Medical insurance
- Housing and transportation allowance
- Casual dress code
- Work permit

About the Company

We’re Deriv.com. We’re all about trading. We’re the geeky upstarts who pioneered an industry. That was 20 years ago. We’re still going strong. More than a million traders from around the globe have trusted us with their money. We work across continents so traders can get trading simply, from anywhere, at any time and every time. Be part of something big. Join us.

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