Software Engineer, Test Automation

Software Engineer in Test (automation) for Mobile applications


The role


We are currently strengthening our mobile development teams with software engineer in Test that secure functional quality, user experience and performance of our iOS and Android apps. As a Software Engineer in Test at the Kindred Madrid office you'll be working with people from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about what they do.


In your role you are creative, enjoy responsibility and thrive in a fast-paced environment where Test Automation and Continuous Delivery is key. In return, we offer you a fun, agile working environment, great colleagues and a lot more. If you love automating in Java as well as using frameworks and tools like Cucumber, Selenium and Appium you'll fit right in!


What you will do


  • Be a part of an Agile development team that develops state of the art iOS applications.
  • Be responsible for planning and executing software testing to secure functional quality, user experience and performance of each release candidate, with an emphasis on testing through automation for mobile. Working closely with the product wwner, Agile lead and team members, you will get the chance to influence best testing practices


Your experience


  • Software Quality Assurance background including manual test, but with emphasis on test automation
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies 
  • A good instinct for discovering defects in software
  • Experience with mobile apps manual testing and test automation development for iOS and/or Android
  • Excellent skills in mobile test automation tools such as Cucumber, Selenium and Appium
  • Strong skills in test automation development using Java
  • Experience in cloud testing using e.g. TestObject
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong collaborator with excellent 
interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Full understanding of the technical life cycle of complex projects from inception to mobile app deployment where test planning, execution and reporting play an important part.
  • Used to applying your skills to create high performing test applications
  • A natural curiosity and ability to break software


An advantage


  • Experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes including setup of tools
  • Experience in Java Spring framework
  • Experience in unit tsting frameworks like Junit or similar
  • Agile development
  • Jira and Confluence
  • Git and BitBucket


What do we offer?


  • Fresh new and growing team
  • Mix of Swedish and UK culture in an English speaking environment
  • Awesome location at Spaces Rio in central Madrid
  • Twenty five days paid vacation plus days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve
  • Occasional travel to other Kindred Group offices including London and Stockholm
  • Meet-ups, training opportunities and conferences
  • Paid relocation up to 1.500€


Application process


Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation.  Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.


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