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  • QA Automation Lead

    • 18.08.2020
    • Altium
    • Ukraine, Kyiv

    Nadiia Tykha

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Altium Limited is looking for experienced QA Automation Lead to join their team in Kyiv. It is a software company that provides outstanding PC-based electronics design software for engineers, such world-famous product as Altium Designer.

THE ROLE: Altium is looking for a qualified QA Automation Lead who will define the Automation test strategy and approach for all CAD products and provide quality assurance leadership. You must have a proven track record of success leading and managing an automation QA team with a strong sense of quality ownership. The focus of this position will be supporting and building the product teams’ test automation capability. This role requires a highly motivated individual with the ability to work on multiple projects independently and as part of a project team. This is more than just a testing position; we are looking for a strong Quality Engineering background mixed with Software Development skills.


  • Plan, design, and develop test automation strategies for testing desktop CAD product.
  • Lead and manage a team of SDETs and automation engineers.
  • Oversee automated test execution and build out KPIs, metrics and monitoring to help measure the impact of automation and present to QA leadership.
  • Communicate test progress, test results, test gaps, and other relevant information to stakeholders, prioritize and triage urgent issues as necessary.
  • Collaborate with tech leads and development teams to adapt current processes and tech to improve or enable automation capabilities.
  • Set the standards around quality tools, frameworks and lead the implementation of those across the organization.
  • Integrate automation with deployment infrastructure to establish a continuous build and test cycle.
  • Continuously refine and improve automation coding standards, best practices, coding styles, and other automated testing guidelines.
  • Participate in continuous delivery and deployment, take ownership, and strive to become a better problem solver.


  • Proven ability to develop test automation for windows-based desktop software.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages (preferably C# or Java).
  • Experience with Desktop and Web automated testing tools and frameworks: AutoIT, WinAppDriver, Winium, TestStack.White, etc.
  • Familiarity with development and configuration tools (such as SVN, Git, Jira, Jenkins, Docker, AWS).
  • Knowledge of database design and principles (SQL and NoSQL).
  • With the ability to work with minimal supervision, manage priorities, and stay organized.
  • Must be a self-starter who is highly organized, hands-on, and a team player.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management, supervisors, peers, and end-users.
  • With strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members.


  • Previous experience developing test frameworks from scratch.
  • Proficiency in Performance Testing.
  • Experience with log aggregation and reporting tools.
  • Atlassian JIRA Admin certification is an added bonus.


  • Competitive official salary (official employment, not private entrepreneurship basis), which is based upon your qualification;
  • Sports activities;
  • Paid lunches;
  • Great opportunities for career and professional growth;
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.

 Working conditions:

  • There is a trial period (t.p.) for 3 months (after t.p. the salary can be revised);
  • Flexible working schedule, 40 hours per week;
  • Overtimes are rarely, the company tries to avoid such moments;
  • Business trips are paid;
  • The company employs people only in an official manner completely legally and according to the Code of Labor Laws in Ukraine. 

Some interesting points about Altium Limited: - website and info about main product (C#). Key point is it’s Truly Unified Design — Altium Designer bridges all facets of the PCB design process to keep you seamlessly connected to every aspect of your design — at all times.
This powerful PCB design software adds nearly 6,000 New users annually. - an online system related to the main product, which serves as a platform for communication and even trading (C#)
Here you can check in details what the company has already made. It can help you to understand the complexity of the tasks: 

Why employees choose Altium:
If it is important for you to make a major contribution to the product and work on large-scale complex tasks, then Altium is exactly the company where you should be! They don’t have bureaucratic moments and the atmosphere is more focused on addressing the specific targets, tasks, and product issues. Altium is trying to remove obstacles and let the developer use all his skills and opportunities to do everything possible, and not only. You will be faced with nontrivial tasks. 

How many people work in Kyiv office: 50+ people (third of them are QAs). Most of the employees are developers.

HQ: is in San Diego, USA. There are decision-makers on the most critically important things around all projects and products. By the way, you might have a business trip to HQ.

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