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Test Automation Engineer

Eindhoven HBO Temp-to-perm
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Test Automation Engineer

Eindhoven IT IT HBO Temp-to-perm


Eindhoven IT HBO Temp-to-perm
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About this vacancy

Test Automation Engineer (C#, Java, C++, Python)

Your responsibilities as a Test Automation Engineer are as follows:

Definition and Automation of Test Cases:

  • Creating comprehensive and precise test cases based on the defined test strategy and requirements.
  • Investigate, analyze, and challenge the requirements.
  • Automating test cases to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Proficiency in test automation tools and frameworks, including BDD concepts and the Gherkin language.

Execution of Test Cases:

  • Performing both manual and automated testing to validate software functionality and performance.
  • Thoroughly documenting test results and promptly reporting any defects.

Defect Reporting and Collaboration:

  • Collaborating with software development teams to analyze and troubleshoot reported defects.
  • Providing detailed defect reports and supporting information to aid in efficient bug resolution.
  • Tracking defects to closure.

Test Environment and Infrastructure Management:

  • Taking responsibility to manage and maintain test environments and infrastructure.
  • Ensuring the availability of necessary resources for testing activities
  • Integrating test automation solutions into the CICD pipeline.

Contribution to Test Strategy:

  • Understanding the software architecture and the underlying development and interface technologies.
  • Identifying opportunities for test automation.
  • Contributing to the definition of the overall test strategy.

Leading change

  • Contributing to the improvement roadmap and management alignment.
  • Helping to present plans and convince stakeholders

Project scope

  • Being involved in large-scale product development, overarching multiple projects and departments.
  • Being involved in multi-disciplinary projects and understanding the different domains.
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
  • Staying up to date with the latest advancements and trends in testing methodologies and technologies.
  • Sharing your knowledge and experience with team members to promote continuous improvement within the test competence.

This company creates advanced software for the high-tech industry, closely aligned with increasingly complex equipment and applications, and the ever-higher requirements they must meet. The challenge from testing point of view is to reach the right quality as soon as possible.

You will be employed by YER and seconded to our client. We offer:

  • Salary between €4.000 and €6.000
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field.
  • You have at least 3-10 years of experience in software development within technical domains such as Semicon, Analytical or Medical.
  • Strong understanding of software architecture and familiarity with various development and interface technologies.
  • Demonstrated expertise as a software test engineer with a track record in defining test cases, executing tests, and reporting defects within multi-disciplinary environments where software interfaces with disciplines such as mechanics and electronics.
  • Experience in one or more widely used programming and scripting languages, particularly Java, Python, C++, or C#
  • Experience in test automation tools and frameworks, preferably including BDD concepts and the Gherkin language.
  • Knowledgeable in CICD pipelines and associated tools.
  • ISTQB certified at the advanced level or demonstrate a willingness to progress from the foundation level.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership and a drive for continuous learning.

The steps to a successful match

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If you respond to an appealing job opening, the consultant will contact you to schedule an exploratory meeting in the next few days.

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Together with the consultant, you determine whether your profile is a good fit for the position. You also assess whether your ambitions are aligned with the direction of the organi…

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Initial interview

If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Follow-up interview(s)

Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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