Test Automation Engineer

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 300 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2300 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a Test AutomationEngineer who willplay a pivotal role in the IT Partner onboarding growth of iptiQ, the risk-tech startup business unit of Swiss Re. We promise you the freedom and space you need to be creative, show off your skills, and grow your expertise. This is a rare opportunity to join a startup within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a startup with the backing of a strong multi-national organization. It's an outstanding chance to become part of our growing team and craft the development focus on automation.Collaborating with colleagues across our business and IT organization, you make sure you understand business requirements and look after a high quality project delivery. You will be responsible for driving test automation at different levels for our partner's web-based implementations to support a steady CI/CD pipeline. How does success look like in this role? You identify key test cases for projects in collaboration with business, drive their automation and ensure only high-quality code gets released to production.

You participate in daily stand-ups, collaborative grooming ceremonies for new features and products that are on the table, and other occasional team ceremonies. In future, you will guide and mentor junior engineers in test automation.

About the Team

For over 6 years, we’ve partnered with the biggest insurance brands to get their ideas faster to market. Our tech team works with the latest enterprise technology and tools, pushing the boundaries with every new project. We’re the software engineering engine behind a fast-growing risk-tech start-up that helps millions of end users access affordable and easy to buy life insurance. iptiQ is tapping into new markets achieving positive impact, and we are only at the very beginning. And that’s where you come in!

You’ll be surrounded by like-minded multicultural enthusiasts who are obsessed about delivering projects for our clients and their end users in an agile way. You'll work in English within a dedicated team based in Bratislava, together with other colleagues across Europe (Zurich, London, Munich etc).

Information about the selection process

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

3+ years of demonstrated ability in developing automated tests for web applications, preferably single page applications
Deep understanding of multiple forms of software testing throughout the entire SDLC: regression, functional, unit, black-box, white box, UAT, usability, stress testing, performance testing
Proficient in JavaScript and experience in test automation using common JavaScript libraries
Sophisticated knowledge of automated testing and ability to develop test frameworks in scripting and/or object-oriented languages
Knowledge of RESTful API services and methods
Experience with at least some of the most common automated testing tools, such as: Selenium, Cucumber, SoapUI, Catalon, Postman, Ranorex, TestCafe etc.
Familiarity with DevOps principles and CI/CD
Familiarity with UNIX/LINUX and git commands
Proficient English skills both spoken and written

Join us! If you are ready to play a meaningful role in a cloud-based setup and see how you deliver value to our clients, this is your opportunity to demonstrate and enhance your outstanding strengths, talents and skills. Next to many other generous benefits, at iptiQ we enjoy the 'own the way you work' principle and benefit from technology and other education opportunities through e-learnings and trainings. Apply now, and we will be in touch soon.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Contact person: Alexander Yasakov

ID: 2667460  Posting date: 13.4.2021  Basic salary component (gross): 2 300 EUR/month