Test Automation Engineer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2019-12437]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

For one of our clients in the high-tech sector we are looking for talented Test Automation Engineers who like to take their career to the next level! Do you want to co-determine test approach and create test specifications? Keep on reading!


  • Together with the team and the test architect, co-determine test approach and create test specifications
  • Work with the team on testing across the product stack
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities in test approach and implementation areas, particularly in areas of test automation and automation frameworks
  • Advise on test approach and hands-on improve existing automated tests, finding the right balance between test coverage and test duration, taking risk into consideration
  • Develop and execute automated testing for assigned projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, and to specification
  • Submit issues for encountered problems and follow up on them.
  • Investigate failures, perform root cause analysis, and utilize the internal defect tracking tool to create detailed, high quality defect reports
  • Introduce junior team members to appropriate test techniques.
  • Improve knowledge of testing in your team
  • Suggest process/tooling improvements where necessary.
  • Contribute to defining internal QA goals (evaluation of new tools, setting up new process for performance testing, creating/updating/delivering training to new hires)


  • Bachelor of Master in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Proven background of at least 5+ years in test tools and methods
  • Proven test automation experience of at least 2 years with proper automation frameworks
  • Strong background in testing server-side software, RESTful web services & GUI applications
  • Understanding and experience of Agile and CI/CD methodologies
  • Fluent in English, Dutch is a pre
  • You are living in the Netherlands and are available to start a new job within 2 months


Nice to have

  • Background in working with Linux, Java applications and Ansible Scripting is a plus
  • Experience with testing distributed platforms and microservices is a plus
  • ISTQB certification is highly appreciated.

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