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Senior Software Test Engineer (m/f/d)

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Germany

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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

Market research is the original data driven business. Incubated and spun-off from a university, we have earned the trust of the world´s biggest companies and leading brands - for more than 80 years. Today, everything at GfK starts and ends with Data and Science. We are proud of our heritage – and our future: Currently we're on a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by cutting edge technology. In our Technology & Data organization, we are responsible for the entire lifecycle of our data-driven products. 
You still think Market Research is about questionnaires aggregated with Excel?
Wrong! For our tracking business, software engineering is not only an enabler, but its DNA: Here we process and harmonize data of 15 Million products of 425.000 shopping outlets worldwide. One of the finest business intelligence engines provides customers with millions of reports and continuous online analytics.

Hundreds of Terabytes raw data per year, high-end server technology including several Superdomes servers with thousands of CPU cores to process up to 40b fact records for analytics is our daily business. And we are growing by 20-30% per year.
This is only possible with extraordinary people. And that's why we are looking for YOU!

 

About you…

You are a passionate Software test engineer who cares about quality and you know what it means to develop and ship high quality code. You are a strong enough developer to write feature code, strong enough tester to test just about anything, and a strong advocate for maintaining a high quality bar.

You will be…

  • Writing BDD tests for new product features
  • Building automated test suites
  • Help the team to perform testing during earliest stages of implementation
  • Help the team create well-defined testable acceptance criteria
  • Working with other test engineers to understand and adopt common tools and practices
  • Testing a multitude of deliverables, including application code, binaries and deployment pipeline
  • Working on initiatives to improve test processes, tooling and standards
  • Participating in code inspection and performing peer reviews

You have…

  • 5+ years of QA experience: Test cases creation, automation, Test Coverage and documentation
  • 3+ years of software development experience in Java/Typescript/Python/Ruby/C#
  • Hands on experience in working with Protractor using Selenium
  • Knowledge of version control with GIT and a good understanding of branching and merging
  • Experience in BDD with tools such as Cucumber, SpecFlow, JBehave, etc.
  • Experience with using virtual environments, remote development, issue tracking, product build and installation
  • Hands on experience with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, Team City, etc. 
  • Good proficiency of DB scripting
  • Experience testing web services and API
  • Good proficiency in the English language
  • University degree or college diploma in computer science or similar qualification

Nice to have...

  • Hands on experience with any of the non-functional testing tools such as Jmeter, Gatlin, Security penetration tools.
  • ISTQB or any other related testing certificates

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!

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: 61 days ago

City: Nuremberg

Work Area: -

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00003512