Senior Test Automation Engineer

NESS KE, s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, agreement-based (Temporary jobs), trade licence
Start date
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Starting salary 1500 € gross depending on skills and experience + benefits. The final offer for the selected candidate will reflect the candidate´s comprehensive assessment, skills and past work experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

With more than 10,000 customers, Masternaut is a European market leader in the field of telematics. It mainly specializes in management of fleets and staff, and services in the area of asset monitoring.

Customers use the benefits of Masternaut products for the smooth running of their companies, cost saving and effective use of assets as well as for boosting the safe operation of their vehicle parks.

Our team has the opportunity to work with some of the most cutting-edge technologies and methodologies in the world: Mobile Applications, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming and Test Driven Development).


• Development and implementation of Test Automation frameworks for both functional and non-functional testing, keywords and classes needed
• Defining and writing down step definitions for other testers to use in the process of automated test scenario creation (create high quality, maintainable, and performant code)
• Scripting tests that improves system validation coverage and reduces release time
• First line of defense when analyzing Test Automation scenario failures from nightly runs, taking care of notifying the proper team (to fix the failure) and making sure the issues are indeed fixed
• Communication with other team members, to identify the gaps in automation framework and the ability to respond and adapt accordingly
• Personal involvement in Automation process as a whole, suggesting improvements, helping spreading the knowledge among the whole company and also keeping up with the newest Test Automation trends
• Actively helping define the direction into which the Test Automation will go in near future (close cooperation with Product Owner)

Employee perks, benefits

• Language courses
• Technical courses, Certifications
• Soft skills training
• Purchasing of professional literature
• Commercial partners discounts
• Favourable terms for bank products
• Home Office
• Extra Vacation days
• Sickness days
• Ness Summer club – full-day summer program for children of our employees
• Referral Fee - employee referral for onboarding a new employee
• Diners club credit card
• High-standard working conditions
• Massage

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Must Have:
• Test automation experience
• API testing (REST), Unit testing (Java)
• Java programming on expert level
• Other usual professional processes (E2E tests, plans, unit tests, SCM, etc)
• Selenium, Cucumber and other test automation frameworks
• At least theoretical knowledge of Agile methodology (e.g. Kanban, Scrum)
• Good understanding of software release lifecycle
• Ability to assess and mitigate risk related to testing
Nice To have:
• API testing (SOAP)
• Previous experience with SaaS products
• Unix or Linux OS
• Gherkin language knowledge
• Strong presentation skills
• Experience with Continuous Integration tools (e.g. jenkins)
Common requirements:
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Teamwork skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Written and spoken English language
• Passionate, results focused, good communicator`
• Organized, goal oriented and ambitious

Key Performance Indicators:
• Automation progress/coverage
• State of Test Automation Framework
• Results of nightly Test Automation runs
• Quality
• Productivity
• Relationships with other team members


Brief description of the company

Ness KDC was established in 2005 and is the flagship Software Delivery and Innovations Center of the Ness Digital Engineering corporation.
We provide digital transformation software services, product development and innovations to global customers in areas such as the automobile industry, intelligent transportation, internet of things, finance and banking, media and marketing, power and energy and big data and analytics.

In the area of software engineering, it is our top-quality services, individual customer approach and ability to achieve targets which are most highly valued by our clients. Thanks to these, Ness Kosice enjoys long-term business relationships with its customers. Our teams of professionals first process and analyze client’s requirements; then, through cooperation with the client, they use the newest technology to fulfil these requirements in an “agile” environment.

Our glowing references and strong corporate background continuously attract the interest of new clients. As a result, Ness KDC is now one of the most important employers in the region with a workforce of more than 520 people.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

NESS KE, s.r.o.
Moldavská cesta 10/B
040 11 Košice-Juh
ID: 3271730   Dátum zverejnenia: 30.11.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Starting salary 1500 € gross depending on skills and experience + benefits. The final offer for the selected candidate will reflect the candidate´s comprehensive assessment, skills and past work experience.