UAT Frontend QA Automation Developer

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken


As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.


San Francisco, CA, USA


Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
We are looking for a highly experienced developer that will drive quality on our web front end through expansion of our automation framework. As a Front End QA Automation developer you would drive efforts both by producing high quality tests and through mentoring more junior members.  Your critical thinking and data reporting will shape the future of our product.

What you will do

    • Work with Product Managers, Developers, and our Manual Testing team to:
    • Deliver automated test cases in our Java/Cucumber framework from feature stories and existing manual regression tests
    • Create highly reusable test steps that can be easily used by others to write test cases
    • Advocate for quality in all aspects of our product
    • Write tickets for failed test cases
    • Reporting and documentation of test results
    • Some manual testing as assigned and to better understand new features
    • Review MRs
    • Collaborate with other automation engineers across the Kraken family of products to crosstrain and create a uniform look and feel to our testing infrastructure.

Who you are

    • Passionate about the Kraken mission of accelerating the adoption of cryptocurrency so that the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.
    • A Java/Cucumber developer with a passion for Quality Assurance
    • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring test suites using Cucumber, Selenium
    • Experienced in Java (JS, Rust, or PHP are a plus)
    • Experienced with the Atlassian family of products (Jira, Confluence)
    • Experience using Git
    • Direct QA Experience in either equities or cryptocurrency exchanges preferred.  Must understand the difference between buy/sell at market vs limit, must understand long and short positions as well as margin trades
    • Associates degree in relevant fields (computer science or finance) and 3 years QA automation experience or equivalent industry experience
Location Tagging: #US #EU
We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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