Web QA Automation Engineer

Ryanair Labs is the technology brand of Ryanair. Labs is a state of-the-art digital & IT innovation hub creating Europe’s Leading Travel Experience for our customers. The Ryanair platform has over 1 billion visits per year. By joining Ryanair, you will develop cutting edge tech solutions inside Ryanair, transforming aviation for Pilots, Cabin Crew & Ground Ops, as well as driving the tech experience for our customers on Europe’s largest travel website!

Ryanair Labs has more than 550 employees across our offices in Dublin, Madrid, Poland, and Portugal. Our plan is to continue to grow our IT Labs Team so we are always on the lookout for the best talent. Apply today for more information.

The Role:

We are implementing the best Digital Experience Platform for Air Travel and looking for highly skilled Automation Engineers who can help build out Automation Infrastructure to help us release in fast-paced Agile Software Development Cycle.

We are looking for individuals who have a background in development / coding but also have a strong interest in Testing in particular Automated Testing. We believe here Automation plays a big part in how we go about our Development Cycle.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work on a varied amount of tools and languages.
  • Build not just Automated Tests, but tools that help how our Development Team test and develop.
  • Help us performance test with the high loads Ryanair gets daily on all our platforms.
  • Constantly solve technical issues using your automated tests on our large systems.

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 and to be able to think beyond the current set of tasks in order to effectively and fully exercise any application under test.
  • The ability to lead/ mentor more junior team members and as well as be led.
  • Good problem definition and analysis skills as well as an ability to present issues in a way that the development team can interpret to create solutions.


Experience Required:

  • 1–2 years coding experience (JavaScript – preferred, Java, Python) or
  • Masters / Bachelor Degree in Computing
  • Selenium WebDriver / Selenium Grid

Desired Skills:

  • Protractor JS / Angular
  • Atlassian application stack (Jira, Confluence, Stash)
  • GIT
  • Linux / Unix
  • Networking protocols
  • Continuous integration (Jenkins)


Contract of employment (permanent contract after trial period)

  • Possible hybrid model (3 days from any location in Europe, 2 days from the office)
  • Staff travel benefits from day one
  • Creative work tax deduction
  • Multisport card
  • Private health care
  • Group insurance scheme

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  • Full remote
  • Possible permanent place in the office

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Other benefits

  • Option to participate in trainings and conferences
  • Possibility to meet your colleagues in other offices
  • Annual events (i.e. St.Patrick’s Day )
  • Regular social meetings
  • Paid referral system
  • New office building surrounded by great dinettes right in the city centre

Apply today to discuss the role in more detail!