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!
As a Software Test Engineer, You are the quality advocate in your agile team and you will be responsible for planning, implementing, and automating software tests in an Agile environment. We expect from you to have knowledge in STLC. You will work closely with the development team. We expect from you to be a proactive person and to enjoy working in a team of like-minded professionals and to be keen to provide feedback on other's code as well as act on feedback received on yours.
As Software Test Engineer you will have the following key accountabilities:
Participate in "3 Amigos" - pair with the PO and Developer and create Acceptance Criteria for the user stories
Review the acceptance criteria and identify the test scenarios
Design Test Automation Framework
Develop automated acceptance tests for the features
Develop and implement integration, regression, and system tests for the new features
Create and maintain test data and the test environment needed for testing
Log defects and track them
Conduct exploratory testing as part of every sprint
Develop automated tests for non-functional testing
Ensure that tasks are delivered on time and of high quality
Now that you know what a Software Test Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
4+ years of experience in software testing
2+ years of hands-on experience in Automation testing
Good understanding of OOP development practices with Java / Python or similar
The ability to use a version control system and follow the guidelines and the branching strategy in place
Familiarity and ability to work with design patterns
Knowledge in BDD methodology
Acceptance Test Automation with Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber or similar
Experience with relational or non-relational databases like SQL
It would be a great addition if you have:
Experience in automated API testing
The ability to integrate automated acceptance tests into CI/CD pipeline
Familiarity and ability to work with CI tools like Jenkins
Security and/or Performance testing hands-on experience.
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
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
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city center 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 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!