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QA Engineer

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)Tech

Job description

Want to help turn the world of cycling upside down? Want to create and support digital tools that empower our employees to serve more than 270,000 members?


We are Swapfiets, started in 2014, and currently active in nearly fifty cities across four different countries. At our HQ in Amsterdam, we work with about a hundred colleagues to offer the very best user experience to our members, who in turn receive epic service from a team of 1100+ Swappers and Bike Mechanics. 


In this role, you will be part of the TECH Team - the heart of our operations. You will implement and coordinate a thorough test process in an emerging team. You take the lead in functional testing, maintaining and writing new automated tests and coaching your colleagues on testing practices. On a daily basis, you’ll be creating test scenarios, testing new functionalities, optimizing the speed of tests running in our pipelines, and following up on issues found. Furthermore, you'll check whether the functionalities that have been built match the requirements.


Your responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the whole testing process and following up until issue resolution;

  • Develop and execute end-to-end, regression, integration, automated and stress (load, performance) testing and database querying of features and experiments;

  • Exploratory bug hunting and testing of products on a website, app and internal systems, based on the expected design of these applications;

  • Troubleshooting and investigating issues, improving product documentation for reducing problem-to-resolution time and improving testing practices;

  • Work with a variety of stakeholders and with multiple products for identifying quality requirements, track quality assurance metrics and provide relevant reports;

  • Provide training and workshops on the topic of testing culture and best practices;

  • Stay up-to-date with testing tools, methods, and strategies.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have

  • Expert knowledge of manual testing and automated testing process in Agile software development;

  • Sufficient knowledge of writing tests in Selenium, C#/.Net, Gherkin (BDD), working with SQL databases, and running your tests in Azure DevOps environment;

  • Experience to leave your mark on test automation, API testing, and testing processes;

  • Joy in giving demos, and transferring knowledge;

  • Plenty of courage to take responsibility of our quality control processes and ensure that our customers get the best experience possible;

  • Fluency in English;

  • A plus: Experience with Azure Cloud.

What Swapfiets offers you

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) 🚲!

  • 32 vacation days (that’s right, next to 25 vacation days you can use your 7 Swap days as you please)

  • A solid pension plan and a discount on your health insurance

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit exercise membership (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Education budget in order to improve your skills & knowledge

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home and at our brand new (!) office at the Molukkenstraat.

Are you ready to join a team with high ambitions?

We are growing fast internationally. With your help, we want to continue expanding. What we are most proud of is how much we have already achieved as a team. Our team (around 20 developers, testers, designers, and product managers) is characterized by a positive and collaborative atmosphere, flexibility, and ownership. But also: lots of humor, after-work activities (boot camp, climbing, cycling, hackathons), daily lunches, and Friday afternoon drinks.