Senior QA Test Engineer

Impala Studios is a hyper fast-growing, mobile tech company. We are looking for a Senior QA Test Engineer to join our Development team.


Your goal is to guarantee the highest product quality by testing products and automating the testing process. You will also advise the company regarding potential process improvements, improvement implementations, and its impact. As a Senior, you will support and coach our junior and medior QA Test Engineers with your technical knowledge and report to the Development Manager.


What you’ll do:

  • Carry out precise testing on finished products and applications. This includes feature tests, smoke tests, regression tests, black-box testing. You will use test steps, test plans and exploratory tests. 

  • Make requirements transparent for all the team members by writing test steps and test plans. 

  • Document test results and log bugs, and report on these issues to the developers. 

  • Drive the set up automated testing in cooperation with the Development teams and monitor the results. 

  • Expand your knowledge of the work area and platform, apply this knowledge and share it within the organization. 

  • Spot trends in the market and translate these into concrete measures for the products and the organization. 

  • Proactively identify holes in the current test documentation, automation efforts, and QA process, and improve the test coverage.

  • Coordinate on test automation, requirements and SLAs with the developers. 

  • Cooperate with the Experience Design team on the coordination of visual requirements. 


Who you are:

  • Capable of setting the right priorities.

  • Cooperativeness, as you will work with different teams in an Agile environment.

  • Solution oriented. You don’t only detect issues but also provide solutions. 

  • Big-picture and detail-oriented. You know how to fine-tune details yet focus on the big picture.


What we’re looking for:

  • Relevant 3rd level education (HBO).

  • 4+ years experience as a Software tester or QA test engineer.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

  • Knowledge of best practices and standards, open-source tools for software testing and test automation (preferably in the area of app development ).

  • Understanding of differences in testing approaches and taking a pragmatic approach in choosing between the approaches.

  • Experience with development frameworks and programming languages.

  • Ability to coach and support QA Test Engineers by imparting information.


Benefits & Perks: 

  • Be a part of a diverse and challenging international culture within a dynamic and innovative company with lots of virtual events!   

  • An enthusiastic team of great and passionate colleagues who work together in a collaborative and challenging environment. 

  • A competitive salary and a great remote and flexible working environment. 

  • All the hardware and gear you will need to work the best way possible! 

  • A pension scheme to plan your future in the Netherlands, and a bicycle plan to live your best life in this country!  

  • At Impala, we take your development seriously, so we offer all the training and education you might need for your personal and professional growth.  

  • Once we go back to working in the office, we'll have you covered: You will have a very tasty lunch, and healthy snacks will be there anytime you would like, and we'll provide a full travel allowance for you.


And this is who we are! 

Impala Studios is a global leading European mobile media publishing, content creating, technology powerhouse. We make people’s daily life joyful, simpler, more informed, skilful and creative through the functionality & content of our portfolio of applications.  


Our group of talented people (currently over 40 and growing fast) work agile and in X-functional teams. We combine all the right expertise & capabilities to stay on top of the ever-changing app market and constantly grow our portfolio of successful apps. Millions of consumers worldwide enjoy our top-ranked apps daily, and our consumer base is growing every day. 


Our company culture: 

We sincerely care for each other and our work-life balance within Impala Studios. In our work, we collaborate and challenge each other. We speak up, we give and receive feedback and we are proud of our “decide and do” mindset. And last but not least, we ensure that what we do is meaningful. 


Do you see yourself thriving in our agile environment and do you look forward to ensuring the highest product quality? If yes, apply here!


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