QA Automation Lead



Quality Assurance
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023
About ParaSwap

ParaSwap is a leading DeFi middleware that unites the liquidity of decentralized exchanges into one Protocol.

Our core mission is to drive DeFi participation to new heights by offering secure, efficient, and optimized trading solutions for individual traders and financial institutions to tap effortlessly into the fragmented liquidity pools.

To sustain our growth we are looking for top-notch contributors!

Who We Are

We're an internationally diverse team of passionate builders working hard to impact the DeFi ecosystem's success. We believe that DeFi is the future of global value exchange, and we're building one of the core infrastructure components.


Our tech stack is based on cutting-edge technologies and is in sync with industry standards and best practices. We use Solidity, TypeScript, Node.js, Python, Redis, and more…

All engineers are motivated to contribute code to all production modules. A very significant part of our code is open source, where every team member contributes.

At ParaSwap, you have the freedom to explore and iterate in order to solve complex problems.

Our core product is the ParaSwap Protocol being used by developers worldwide. We are also constantly improving features on our APIs and Smart Contracts on both Ethereum L1 & L2 as well as building the early stage bricks of a future decentralized community-owned system!

About The Role

As QA Automation Lead, you will spearhead our QA organization and will be defining/redefining, implementing and maintaining our cross products and cross platforms QA automation integrated in our CI/CD pipelines.

The ideal candidate will:
  • Assist in the identification, selection, and implementation of tools, technologies, and practices that support the overall CI/CD processes.
  • Ensure the appropriate test environments and infrastructures are in place and kept up to date.
  • Continuously strive to increase QA coverage for our different products.
  • Has an hacker mind and the DevOps practices to make it work in the most pragmatic way.
  • Has holistic and systematic thinking to connect all the dots together and surface detected issues where appropriate.
  • Can work independently and as part of a strong team.
  • Fast learner that can pick up new technologies fast.
  • Technical background in blockchain technologies is a big plus.

  • 2 years minimum hands-on experience with NodeJS & Typescript.
  • Hands on experience with CI/CD pipelines and platforms such as Jenkins, Github Actions and more.
  • Ability to start a QA automation from scratch or to expand existing solution.
  • Proven experience building QA automation for web-frontends, mobile platforms and APIs (Restful/GraphQL).
  • Practical experience automating React.JS SPA web applications.
  • Strong experience with web-api automation for both REST and GraphQL API.
  • Background in native mobile applications automation for both Android and IOS (native).
  • Deep understanding of QA concepts well including unit, integration and e2e tests.
  • Strong understanding of QA integration problems and ways to solve them

Personal characteristics
  • Strong team player, motivate and support team, able to collaborate cross-functional/ markets
  • Excellent relationship building and engagement with people from all different backgrounds, roles, and levels
  • Lateral thinker & problem solver. Agile and not against change. Innovative and proactive to drive initiatives.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to promptly establish priorities and actionable insights
  • Able to exercise judgment, work under pressure, and be flexible to liaise effectively with the various business units, supporting units and groups of people and issues
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization from external vendors to senior leadership

  • Work on an entirely new paradigm where DeFi is writing the future of value exchange. A world where the DAO is the biggest stakeholder.
  • A world class team of top notch individuals.
  • Direct connections to top DeFi core teams
  • Competitive compensation package (Fix + Tokens)
  • Fully remote environment or local co-working spaces
  • Flexible working hours
  • Quarterly company meeting to gather all the members together
  • Participation in major crypto / conferences
  • High end work equipment (laptop, desk, phone..)