Chainlink Labs Frankfurt / Remote Full-time

About Us 
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
The Engineering Team
At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.
We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance. 
About the Role
The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for the planning, execution and reporting of test results on all products developed in Product Engineering. A QA Engineer will be able to be given direction and work independently, providing updates to their manager on a timely basis. A QA Engineer is expected to have basic knowledge on at least one product and will be able to assist on other products as needed. In addition, they will perform feature, regression and system level testing as well as assist in the development of processes and procedures related to product development.

Your Impact

  • Own the testing strategy for existing and new products
  • Develop detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Perform multiple types of black-box, white-box, and grey-box testing including functional, system, end to end, load testing, performance testing, data integrity, smoke, regression, and ad hoc testing
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Work closely with product teams to ensure alignment
  • Submit comprehensive defects using our bug tracking system
  • Regress and verify defects as needed, record test results, and provide metrics
  • Test software applications at all points in the life cycle on multiple environments
  • Continuously analyze the testing strategy to maximize its effectiveness pragmatically
  • Assist with designing and maintaining quality system policies and procedures

Requirements

  • 2+ years proven work experience in Software Engineering, Test, Quality Assurance, or Deployment
  • BS degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong experience with modern languages such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Golang, etc.
  • Strong experience with open-source test frameworks including Playwright or Cypress
  • Strong experience with build automation technologies like Jenkins, CircleCI, GitHub Actions, etc. 
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, or Terraform a definite plus
  • Experience with Agile-Scrum and other Agile methodologies
  • Experience with load testing tools
  • Excellent analytical skills to work with developers for troubleshooting and peer review
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • The ideal candidate will be comfortable with shaping testing culture and socializing best practices