Job Description
We are looking for a motivated, highly­ technical Senior Software QA Engineer who will be acting as a Test designer with excellent testing, programming, problem solving, debugging, and communication skills. Your focus is to drive the quality of product by performing testing activities including manual/automation. The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about quality improvement and is a good team player. 

About us
Wire is a European start-up based in Switzerland with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our team includes people from a wide range of backgrounds who share a passion for communication, design and technology. We are building a simple, beautiful next-generation messaging experience. If you’d like to join us in this pursuit, we’d love to hear from you:


  • Expert in testing of mobiles application on Android

  • Good understanding of QA processes and procedures, with an aim toward continual improvement

  • Execute manual testing and automate test cases

  • Plan and drive test automation efforts with the goal of building concrete regression test coverage, reducing testing time and improving defect identification

  • Design, code, perform and maintain automated scripts, functions/function libraries for Acceptance, Functional, System, Regression and Performance test

  • Monitor and document automation testing results to ensure product functionality and reliability

  • Follow best practices when developing automation code including comment documentation, maintainability, and data driven development

  • Develop tools to reduce manual repetitive tasks

  • Work with development and product teams to identify/communicate defects and monitor

  • Troubleshoot issues down to the root cause and provide detailed bug reports

  • Be a voice of quality in every phase of development

  • Min 3 years of QA experience & test automation development experience required

  • Strong experience with Android OS, Mobile/Tablet

  • Experience writing automated tests (not just record/playback) or programming experience with Java or an equivalent object­oriented language is a must

  • Experience with Android programming is a plus

  • Familiar with Android Studio, JIRA, Jenkins

  • Software testing and automation test frameworks, tools eg Google UI Automator, Selenium, jMeter, Cucumber

  • Good Experience with test system/environment setup and maintenance

  • Demonstrates ability to self­direct day­to­day activities and multitask effectively

  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, Agile development environment

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Works well both as part of a group and independently

  • Self­driven with a high level of creativity 

BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred