Junior Web QA at Ryanair in Swords, Ireland

Ryanair is Europe’s favourite airline, carrying over 117m customers p.a. on more than 1,800 daily flights from 84 bases, connecting 200 destinations in 33 countries on a fleet of 350 Boeing 737 aircraft, with a further 315?Boeing 737’s on order, which will enable Ryanair to lower fares and grow traffic to 180m p.a. by FY24. Ryanair has a team of more than 11,500 highly skilled aviation professionals delivering Europe’s No.1 on-time performance, and has an industry leading 31-year safety record.

The Role:

Reporting to the QA manager, you will take direction from your QA lead and execute any test cases that may be assigned to you to validate the software under test. You will on occasion also be required to author test cases to target new or existing feature development.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a 3rd level qualification in a technical discipline (e.g. BSc in CS, IT or Physics) alternative qualifications such as a post graduate diploma with an IT focus or a technical qualification from a recognised PLC and or relevant work experience might also be considered

Previous experience testing Web Browser based applications for high volume, high availability e-commerce based web sites, in industries such as Airlines, Insurance or Gaming would be highly advantageous.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a willingness and ability to learn.

Attention to detail and a good eye for UI/UX anomalies are essential qualities for any prospective candidates.

Ideal Candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Enthusiasm for learning new skills and adapting quickly to new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to take direction from their direct leaders and to be able to think beyond the current set of tasks in order to effectively and fully exercise any application under test
  • Possess a capacity for problem definition and analysis with an ability to present issues in a way that the development team can interpret into solutions in the application


Applicants will be expected to have experience testing in environments including some or all of the following technologies:

  • Java, C++, Objective C
  • C# .NET environment
  • Python, JavaScript
  • SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL
  • Cross browser testing (Edge, IE, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera…)
  • JSON
  • XML, XSLT, XPath, CSS
  • The Atlassian application stack (Jira, Confluence, Stash)
  • Fiddler/Wireshark/Charles or equivalent
  • ISTQB Foundation certified
  • Test Asset management systems
  • TestRail, Zephyr, HP ALM or equivalent

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