Job Description
We are looking for a motivated, fast learning QA Automation Engineer with good programming, problem determination, and communication skills. The role will be supporting user story testing and automating in a high percentage of test cases for efficient CI processes. The successful candidate is someone who is passionate about quality improvements and is a team player. The applicant should have basic knowledge of Java programming and a strong interest in webapp testing.

About us
Wire is a European start-up building a modern, secure and open source privacy-focused communications experience. We are a Swiss company with a development center in Berlin, Germany and a sales office in San Francisco, USA. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology. wire.com

Benefits
When you join:
Work with experts, multicultural team from 20 nationalities, competitive salary, relocation support, career growth opportunities, beautiful office with a rooftop terrace in the heart of Berlin.

Day-to-day:
Functional programming languages, adjustable standing desks, high quality chairs, regular tech talks, developer meetups in the office, bike storage, table tennis, foosball, yoga, breakfasts and lunches.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain automated test cases
  • Monitor automation testing results and file bugs to ensure product functionality and reliability
  • Develop automation tools needed for testing activities
  • Follow best practices when developing automation code, including documentation and maintainability
  • Be a voice of quality in every phase of development

Requirements

  • Strong interest in webapp testing
  • Two years or more of hands-on experience in programming automation in Java
  • Previous experience with Selenium
  • Experience in Desktop UI automation is a plus
  • Create clear, concise, detail oriented test plans/cases/bug reports
  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and execute tasks for meeting project deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work well in a team, self-driven and eager to learn

Education
Bachelor’s degree is required; technical degree preferred