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Date posted:  Sep 22, 2021

Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  6871

Senior QA Engineer

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.


  • Collaborate with product owners and software development team to analyse product specs, develop test scenarios and execute to ensure quality of solutionsPerform different types of functional and non-functional testing as needed in multiple cycles and report defects suitably
  • Contribute to / build test automation frameworks, any required utilities or tools, automated test templates to enable test automationCreate and maintain test artefacts like test strategy, plan, BDD acceptance tests, other verification test scenarios, scripts and any other deliverable necessary to achieve high level of quality
  • Design, develop, execute and debug automated tests, create or modify CI/CD pipelines, analyse execution results for any failuresDefine, review, track and report quality assurance metrics
  • Contribute to / establish, comply with and promote QA guidelines, best practices and standardsEnsure QA goals and approach are well understood and ultimately secure buy-in from all relevant team members
  • Train and mentor new team members in product, process and technology aspects


  • Experience with at least two modern, large scale mobile/web app testing/QA projects where scripting and automation was required. Experience and  contribution in building or enhancing test automation frameworks, utilities or tools using open source or commercial tools or libraries is required
  • Experience in / good exposure to all types of testing (functional and non functional) and ability to communicate them is required.
  • Good experience with at least one programming/scripting language with deep understanding of OOP concepts is required and good working knowledge of design principles, design patterns and data structures and algorithms is a plus
  • Strong experience with at least one of the popular tools and frameworks for UI test automation, performance testing and API testing and experience in BDD frameworks like cucumber is required . It's preferable to have experience in Appium and Cypress.
  • Eligible for appropriate grades of seniority based on background experience and competence levels. Interest to make a difference through connecting with millions of users. Understanding of low LSM users, agriculture and mobile technologies.

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 

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