Senior Test Automation Engineer

NESS KE, s.r.o.

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1 700 EUR/monthStarting salary 1700 €, depending on skills + 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

For our important client, Europe's leading mobile resource management provider specializing in Vehicle & Asset Tracking, Mobile Workforce Applications. Our client is looking for a test engineer with passion for Software Testing to join the tools and back office team. The team supports our enterprise CRM (Salesforce), our finance tools (Netsuite) and our internal back office applications in our centre in Košice.

As Senior Test Automation Engineer you will be responsible for:
▪ Writing, maintaining, and executing test plans containing of automated test cases based on User Acceptance Criteria
▪ Performing GUI, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance criteria Testing, Api Testing, and End to End testing
▪ 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 defence when analysing 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
▪ Prepare defect analysis and reports. Categorize them based on severity and assign them to the appropriate team
▪ 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 to spread 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)
▪ Attend standup meetings and ceremonials with various teams to communicate urgent issues that may impact the release

Employee perks, benefits

• Flexible working hours
• Home Office
• Extra Vacation days
• Sickness days
• 13th salary
• Relax rooms
• Multisport card
• Technical courses, Certifications
• Worldwide IT Conferences
• Commercial partners discounts
• Ness Summer club – full-day summer program for children of our employees
• Referral Program - to refer new employee
• Diners club credit card
• High-standard working conditions
• Geeky Fridays
• 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)

Vzdelanie v odbore


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Common requirements:
▪ 5+ years of experience with Testing & Automation
▪ Graduate in numerate discipline
▪ Passionate, results focused, good communicator
▪ Strong relationship management skills
▪ Stress resistant
▪ Team player
▪ Motivator
▪ Self-driven
▪ Very good level of spoken and written English

Software testing & automation experience:
▪ Broad experience and overview about test automation frameworks
▪ Experience with Test Automation
▪ Understanding of software development and lifecycle
▪ Understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum or Kanban)

Must have skills:
▪ Methodical and analytical thinking
▪ Java programming
▪ Working experience with Git
▪ Other usual professional processes (E2E tests, plans, unit tests, SCM, etc)
▪ API testing (REST), Unit testing (Java)
▪ Ability to design high quality test scenarios with requested application coverage
▪ Experiences with Jira or equivalent management tool
▪ Experience with TestRail or other test management and defect tracking tools
▪ Previous working experience with CRM integration (Salesforce prefered) or SaaS products

Nice to have skills:
▪ Some experience with back office and CRM testing
▪ Experience with Selenium, Cucumber, APEX, SOQL
▪ Knowledge of Gherkin
▪ Experience with CI tooling
▪ Experience with embedded devices
▪ Strong presentation skills
▪ ISTQB certification or equivalent


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 580 people.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

NESS KE, s.r.o.
Továrenská 8
040 01 Košice


ID: 3995931  Dátum zverejnenia: 5.11.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month