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Senior Software Test Engineer

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United Kingdom

Job Family

Technology

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

You will be...

As part of a multidisciplinary engineering team, you will be implementing new features which are usually new insights, predictions, prescriptive advice and new ways of visualising data for our upcoming flagship analytics product seeking to enable our clients to be able to make confident business decisions by answering their key business questions.

You will be taking accountability for quality and ownership for solving problems end to end no matter what part of the stack the work takes you.

You will rarely be working alone in solitude and will be pair-programming with your teammates to bring together your skills and knowledge to rapidly build high-quality software.

You will be the key person in your team to define what good looks like from a quality perspective.

You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself further and accelerate your career by taking on additional engineering roles at GfK which will enable you to contribute in different ways to a much wider international engineering community.

You have…

  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming (JavaScript or Python preferred)
  • Expert knowledge of test frameworks, automation tools
  • Hands on experience with continuous integration tools such as GitLab, Jenkins, Bamboo etc.
  • Experience testing a variety of web services, APIs, web applications and data
  • Experience in BDD with tools such as Cucumber, SpecFlow, JBehave
  • Knowledge of version control with GIT and a good understanding of branching and merging
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 36 days ago

City: London

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00009334