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!
Mission of the role:
At Gfk we are looking for a (Senior) Software Test Engineer willing to take the challenge to help us build our product suite around our tracking technology. Our main goal is to provide the technology to invite people to install our tracking apps so we can do research on their online behavior in exchange for compensation in a transparent and privacy-conscious way. We use the gathered data to analyze patterns, make reports, and help end clients improve their services. Our current team is a group of passionate all-around engineers. We follow the SAFe methodology, It helps us to develop pragmatically and efficiently all our products. It also gives the development a vision of the product roadmap and how it is defined. Transparency is a foundational aspect of our company.
As a (Senior) Software Test Engineer, you will have the following key accountabilities:
We are currently building a new platform inspired by our current technology, meaning we can offer you exposure to a lot of different technologies used across the stack and many interesting problems to be solved, including:
Help design automation workflows in multiple platforms such as mobile devices, browser extensions, etc
Perfecting our test process using different technologies
Collaborate with our Android, iOS, and desktop developers to connect
Improve the rest of the team by sharing your knowledge and passion while you take some back from the team too
Work with the following technologies:
Swift for iOS devices
Kotlin for Android devices
Typescript for Browser plugins
Ruby for our backend services
AWS services for our platform and infrastructure
Now that you know what a (Senior) Software Test Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
We expect you to take on the challenge of diving into our technology and claim a piece to make it the best in the world. We want you to be passionate about technology and be able to apply the best tools for the task at hand.
Experience using Cucumber
High experience using Appium (Mobile devices)
Selenium (Desktop devices)
Knowledge of API testing (Backend)
It would be a great addition if you have knowledge in:
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
Flexible working hours and home office
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city centre and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.
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 get to know you!