Test Engineer at Contrast Security | Powderkeg

Location: Belfast

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Engineering

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Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations, to production.

About the Position

Our engineering team has a strong spirit of entrepreneurship. Every member has joined us over our 6 year history because they want to be part of a high- performing team and go through the scale up experience. We look for candidates who share similar goals and beliefs about the work and the team they want to be a part of.

Our Test Engineers are fully embedded in the development teams they work with and work alongside the developers to ensure full and complete testing of our products through a variety of testing solutions. The main goal is to enable the engineering teams to write their own tests and provide guidance and hands on experience where needed in all areas of the SDLC.

We are looking for enthusiastic Test Engineers to join our team and help ensure we deliver high quality products to our customers. The successful candidate will see the big picture and understand how our platforms interact with each other and with other systems and services internally and externally and will be able to to use their skills and knowledge and then to expand on these to ensure the teams are using the right tools and frameworks for the job at hand.


  • Provide technical guidance within the team to increase the test coverage and quality of our products using BDD in a CI/CD pipeline
  • Work cross-functionally within a team and be a core contributor in every solution including attending all agile ceremonies
  • Create and help team to maintain non-functional automated testing
  • Assess areas within the product and guide team to anticipate and prevent potential issues
  • Approach problems from a product perspective, thinking through how the user will interact with what you’re building - finding the simplest solution to complex problems


  • A “self-starter” attitude in order to make progress in ambiguous situations and a high level of accountability
  • Strong communication skills - asking questions when needed and sharing your knowledge and learnings
  • You have a passion for tools, testing frameworks, methodologies and quality!
  • Practical experience in at least one programming language (Java or Javascript preferred but not essential)
  • Knowledge/practical experience of Web Services and relevant testing tools
  • Industry experience in at least one testing type eg. UI, API, Performance, Security etc.
  • Strong understanding of TDD and BDD best practices and tools

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package (salary + equity)
  • A fun and dynamic environment where you work with other like minded people on products which make a real difference to the security of our customers
  • Free in-office lunches every day
  • Healthcare packages


**We are changing the world of software security. ** _ **Do it with us. **_

We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.

If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.

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Recruitment Agencies: Although we value the services you provide, at this time we are not accepting resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Test Engineer
  • Company
    Contrast Security
  • Location
    Los Altos, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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