Senior DevOPS – Verification Validation (QA) (Tax free & based in GCC)

Company Overview:

The ambition is to create a global leader in space – driving innovation globally for a better world, while transforming and inspiring Saudi society.
Much attention has turned to the space sector in recent years across the world. Advancements across the value chain, have made investment in this sector an attractive and strategic opportunity
for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Public Investment Fund plans to make sizable industry changing investments in the Company to enable it to achieve its mission.
The company will be one of the top global players in this space by pursuing commercially viable segments. It aims to support the Kingdom’s aspirations to be a global leader in space. The company intends to deliver on its ambitions through growing its assets via strategic acquisitions and partnerships, localizing cutting-edge technology & knowledge, and delivering customer centric services to achieve attractive commercial returns. It will start by focusing on opportunities downstream, leveraging existing local infrastructure and then building organically and inorganically.

Position Overview:

We are opening QA engineer positions for our Engineering team.
In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the software factory to ensure product quality.
You have previously implemented complete software factories to ensure the reproducibility, tracking, and quality of software builds We provide excellent training opportunities and exposure to the latest technology stack. Depending on requirements, we offer an opportunity to attend industry relevant conferences.

Key Responsibilities:

• Plan: Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities.
• Design: Create detailed, comprehensive test plans and test cases, well-structured, with associated scenarios (functional, integration, performance, and security).
• Automate: Automate tests where possible to ensure effective test coverage and continuous regression testing.
• Execute: Perform manual testing at the component and API levels, as well as feature and end-to-end testing.
• Document: Provide comprehensive test reports with results and identified issues. Document testing processes, test cases, automation scripts, and outcomes.
• Collaborate: Enhance applications by closely collaborating with developers to assess and advise on testing.
• Share: Train team members on quality assurance best practices and testing processes


• A graduate of an engineering school, you have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of software quality.Rigor and organization
• Strong mastery of documentation tools
• Proficiency in manual and automated testing techniques
• Proficiency in Gitlab CI
• Experience with testing tools such as Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, JIRA
• Good knowledge of Linux
• Knowledge of SQL, REST APIs, and related tools
• Understanding of fundamental programming principles
– Knowledge of bash and Python
– Familiarity with PHP / Symfony stack
– Familiarity with NodeJS / React stacks
• Ability to develop and deploy tools for test automation
Additional Asset:
• ISTQB certification (or similar)
• Previous experience in the aerospace industry

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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