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Become part of the Verivox team!

We are looking for you! We offer a full-time position as a Senior Software Engineer in Test (m/f/d) -  40h/week in one of our locations in Heidelberg, Munich, Berlin or Leipzig. The offer includes the option of working several days per week in the mobile office. 

Your Mission

  • Be responsible for designing and implementing automated tests for our backend systems, as well as analyzing and reporting on test results.
  • Your main focus will be testing the individual APIs, our message broker-based microservice architecture, as well as the communication between them through the message broker.
  • Manage release processes, including building, testing and monitoring back-end services and systems during deployments.
  • Work with the development team to optimise and improve existing development, monitoring, reporting and release processes.
  • Identify and prioritise testing activities and work together with the product manager on defect triage. 
  • Involved in a combination of functional and non-functional testing types to ensure that the system meets the requirements and performs reliably and securely.
  • Collaborate with other QA colleagues to work on cross-product projects and larger QA initiatives to ensure high levels of quality across all our projects.
  • We encourage a culture of regular process improvement and exploration of new QA technologies, frameworks, tools and practices – your ideas and experience will be welcome!

Your essential experience and education

  • Solid experience in the quality assurance field focused on backend systems and integration testing.
  • Extensive, hands-on experience with testing of message broker-based microservices (preferably RabbitMQ).
  • You should have a software background or at least be comfortable reading and writing code in at least one programming language, ideally C# and PHP. 
  • Familiar with various techniques to diagnose, debug and monitor incidents (e.g. log analysis, Google Analytics, NewRelic, Elastic, Kibana or similar).
  • Experience testing cloud-based systems ideally with exposure to Kubernetes (Google Cloud, GKE) and Helm with Jenkins for CI/CD.
  • Any experience with non-functional testing techniques would be highly beneficial:
    - Performance testing with JMeter, Gatling or similar frameworks;
    - Security testing techniques for backend and messaging queue systems;
    - Contract-based testing with frameworks like Pact.
  • Knowledge of GDPR and other European data privacy and software usability initiatives and regulations would be beneficial.
  • Experience with agile practices, ceremonies like stand-ups, refinement meetings, retrospectives, code reviews, etc.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.

What's in it for you?

  • More than 500 employees from over 30 nations as a collegial community with flat hierarchies
  • Our "New Normal": generous mobile office regulations enable you to work flexibly from home.
  • Open, modern and friendly working environment with a startup feeling
  • Own area of responsibility with room to develop your own ideas and concepts
  • A relaxed and constantly evolving work environment where success is as important as regular team events
  • Informal working environment - no dress code
  • Exclusive employee benefits such as job ticket, job bike, lunch allowance, employee discounts and company pension scheme
  • Complimentary hot and cold drinks and fresh fruit
  • Centrally located with optimal transport connections
  • Variety of technologies. Our team works with Kubernetes/G-cloud, Docker, React, RabbitMQ, Jenkins, C#, .net core, PHP, locust, pact, ELK among others


Are you up to meet these exciting challenges?
If so, then we would love to talk to you. Tell us how you will contribute to our success story!
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Become part of the Verivox Team!
Verivox is part of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group and is one of the leading, independent online consumer portals in Germany. Since 1998 it is our mission to help consumers get the best deals for electricity, gas, DSL, mobile phones, finances, insurances, real estate, cars, motorbikes and travel. More than 8 million happy customers have compared prices, and then changed their provider - thereby saving more than EUR 1.6 billion. We are a fast-growing and profitable company and continuously strive to improve our services. Whether at any of our ten locations in Germany or in Switzerland: we are one team aiming to give our customers a better experience every day. A flat hierarchy and innovative and dynamic processes help us in achieving this aim - while still having fun being part of the team.

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