Software Engineer in Test

Place of work
Karadžičova 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Testing Services supports all build and run activities within IT. Our team ensures the architectural fit and the end-to-end quality of in-house developed solutions, IT infrastructure and the technical integration of 3rd party solutions.
We look for a sharp software engineer with strong problem-solving skills, a solid software development foundation with an affinity to tooling and consulting.
Your main focus is to engineer and operate test automation tools and provide consulting and hands on support to development teams using these testing tools. This is typically targeting agile project teams and some traditional waterfall projects with a focus on DevOps principles.

Main Tasks:
• Accelerate the delivery and improve quality of our software solutions.
• Select, design and implement testing tools, testing infrastructure and testing processes.
• Select, develop and maintain in house testing frameworks and utilities.
• Automate tests for software across a variety of n-tier architectures and cutting-edge technologies.
• Provide test automation consultancy to software and infrastructure development teams in regards of testing and software quality aspects.
• Be a quality ambassador within the Swiss Re community.
• Enable Continuous Delivery / DevOps principles in the Swiss Re IT community.
• Contribute to an active testing community and future testing strategy at Swiss Re.
• Provide 2nd and 3rd level support for the applied testing tools.
• Lead internal projects regarding introduction of tools.
• Build up new testing capabilities. E.g. Service Virtualization, Mobile Testing, etc.

Employee perks, benefits

- flexible working hours,
- performance yearly paid bonus,
- 5 days plus of vacation,
- eco - friendly bonus,
- paid sick leave,
- other benefits are presented on a personal interview.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, a higher degree is a plus.
• At least 5 years of SET experience.
• Strong knowledge in engineering and operating testing tools. Knowing Selenium is a must and Tosca Testsuite is a plus.
• Strong experience programming in Java and/or C# and scripting. JavaScript is a plus.
• Strong knowhow in continuous integration and delivery in particular with the product Bamboo.
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills with great attention to detail, including the ability to track multiple projects simultaneously and synthesize the results.
• Team oriented and able to self-organize.
• Experiences in leading / contributing to a testing community.
• Experiences in working in an agile team, ScrumMaster is a plus.
• Strong experiences in playing an educational / coaching role to other teams / colleagues and good lateral leadership skills.
• Experience on all levels of the (automated) software testing stack.
• Experience in DB, DWH testing, Mobile Testing or Service Virtualization is a plus.
• Excellent command of English.
• Strong client service attitude & management skills.
• And of course: Enthusiasm for software quality.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava

ID: 2724339   Dátum zverejnenia: 16.11.2016