QA Engineer for Test automation for fast growing Tech platform (Remote, Medior – Senior)

Summary of strict requirements (1 min reading):

  • You have worked 4+ years with a testing strategy and have helped development teams to adopt to solid testing processes increasing efficiency and quality;
  • You are capable to coach and if needed train developers about test automation and the proceses and procedures involved;
  • You work in a structured way.
  • Experience with the tech stack. Backend: Node.js, Laravel. Frontend: Vue and Nuxt. The platform runs on GCP using Docker & Kubernetes;
  • Experienced in test automation and setting up test processes and procedures with development teams;
  • Experience in coaching development teams in the QA philosophy;
  • Experienced with backend development would be a big plus (for example Node.js);
  • English: intermediate+;
  • Active communicator, inspiring and motivating development teams implement testing strategies;
  • When we talk about years of experience we mean years of project experience at the client side.

Extensive descripion QA engineer Test automation (Remote, medior)

About the company

The company is a Dutch e-commerce company. They build and maintain an online platform to connect to airport services across the world and sell these services to airport travelers. The company employs 70+ people and is growing fast, year on year (Y2Y) basis 50%. They have the financial resources to extend services on the platform and invest in new.
On the platform different modules and their front-ends needs to be developed and/or refractured. Example of modules are pricing-yield module, payment proces, administration, personal environment etc..

They have the financial resources to grow and extend the company and invest in new markets.

They currently work with a development team of 25+ developers partly remote and partly from the office consisting of 10+ backend developers with laravel and node.js experience and full stack laravel / Vue developers. The frontend team consist of 10+ Vue/Nuxt developers. Besides the team has 3 Q&A’s and a productowner (PO). They would like to expand their remote backend team further and are looking for QA engineer test automation. The team works according to the scrum-cycle and handels building new functionality, extending existing functionality, bugfixing, refactoring and redesign. Currently they are in the middle of the transformation to microservices. The team is coached by a highly experienced CTO in leading remote tech teams and technically scaling ecommerce platforms.

About you

We are looking for a QA engineer test automation. with strong experience in automating testing processes and procedures.
Besides in depth experience in helping teams and individual developers optimize testing precesses the QA engineer is highly skilled in coaching developers to work accordingly. You have a structured way of working, commit to high standards but you always have an eye for developers and help them adjust their their working processes to ensure testing will be successfull.

The company is a fan of testing and try to cover their platform as much as possible using multiple layers of testing (Unit, Integration & E2E). There aim is to run these tests in an automated CI/CD pipeline.
You have the experience to developing testing scripts, increase the efficiency and quality of delivered code/features. Furthermore you’ll coach teams to refine acceptance criteria to ensure they are complete and testable, determine the regression and ensure that the test processes are followed up correctly by the teams during the sprint.
The company is growing fast. Therefore in future they can offer you opportunities to be involved in various aspects of the company. In short, a great opportunity to discover and develop your own qualities!

For this role you can start immediately, fulltime on a remote basis.

Technology stack development

As a QA engineer you are familiar with testing in the following tech stack (development experience would be a huge plus):

  • Backend: Node.js, Laravel
  • Frontend: Vue and Nuxt.
  • The platform runs on Google Cloud using Docker & Kubernetes;
  • The company is flexible in choosing tooling.
  • The CI/CD is based on GitLab and they use Docker a lot;
  • Jira is used for Scrum processes.

Strict requirements QA engineer

  • You have worked 4+ years with a testing strategy and have helped development teams to adopt to a solid testing proceses increasing efficiency and quality;
  • You are capable to coach and if needed train developers about test automation and the proceses and procedures involved;
  • A strong vision on QA and communication and cooperation skills in helping development teams transform and optimize QA en bring best practices and standards into the company;
  • We expect you to have experience in testing complex systems and to be able to translate complex features into clear and testable acceptance criteria.
  • You help to keep the team focused on quality and help to make testing a shared responsibility of the whole team.
  • Experience with teaching and instructing developers about testing processes;
  • Patience, clear focus and hands-on mentality on testing proceses;
  • Experience with the tech stack (see above);
  • The company is flexible in choosing tooling.
  • The CI/CD is based on GitLab and they use Docker a lot;
  • Jira for Scrum processes;
  • Our development teams using Scrum, you are experienced working with the scrum cycle.

We are only interested in experienced QA ’s with experience in test automation (setting up scripts themselves) coaching development teams and working with complex platforms.
During the proces you have the opportunity to show your expertise via an Assignment and get feedback on the work you delivered.

We are currently NOT open to candidates that donot match the requirements.

Soft skills
Besides your expertise in test automation your soft skills are important in succeeding in this role. You are an active listener meaning you are familiar with asking questions to get to know what is required and you have good communication skills (orally and written).
You connect easily with developers and understand their way of working and can coach how to optimize quality of coding by testing. You are experienced in working remote in English speaking teams. You know you better communicate too much than too little, with your team, to increase quality of the platform.

English level
Your level of English conversation is intermediate+. This means you need to be able to discuss in English your ideas, proposals with the development team and stakeholders. If this is a problem for you, you are in English below the required level.

Finally you are a person who is curious and eager to learn and you take initiative. You are easy in connecting and collaborating with other team members.

Hiring process

1st interview with the recruiter
2nd interview with QA expert
3rd interview with CTO and PO
4th Test assignment
5th Feedback if positive contract


  • Contract: fulltime, 1+ year (we are looking for fulltime hire for the long term)
  • Contract is including 20 paid holidays, 5 paid sick leave days and free on official national holidays.
  • 3 month trial period (evaluation after 1st and end of 3rd month)
  • After trial period 1 month notice

About TechTalent4Growth
TechTalent4Growth is helping small and medium sized companies grow by providing them with European Top Tech talent. We search for experienced software developers in different countries. We have a human approach: we respect the individual and we search for qualities and competences to let people unlock their potential. When you are a company with available candidates for long term hire we invite you co contact us (Asian developers are excluded for this assignment).