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Senior QA Engineer (Test Strategy/Automation)

Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day. By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance. From banking to insurances, we've got your back!

All our colleagues have one thing in common: we each try to help customers maximize their money matters seamlessly and proactively. We're open minded, positive and committed to our customers. So, you gain control over your financial affairs.

The best possible customer experience starts with ensuring the quality of our services.  In order to achieve this, you need to have thorough understanding of Software Quality and how to embed Quality in everything we are doing when it comes to delivering our Solutions. 

Although, the Knab goal is to automate as much as possible, we realize there's a limit to what can be automated. Within the Lending Value Stream you lead our QA capability, set out the direction and plan for better Quality in our Solutions. 

Your daily activities: 

You will be defining the Test Strategy for our newest Value Stream: Lending. You implement this together with our team of Engineers, Business Analysts and Service Employees. You know how to manage a Testing framework and you are not shy of putting in the effort to get some actual testing done. You are familiar with coding and scripting, are eager to work with the latest (serverless) technologies and you are able to support colleagues with implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. At Knab we have each other's back! 

Here's a little taste of your challenge… 

  • Align on, develop and implement Testing Framework within a new Value Stream 
  • You develop a Testing Strategy and plan for improvements as our Solution Grows over time 
  • Bring awareness and Support for TDD to the Software Engineers 
  • Plan and manage the Testing Strategy over multiple disciplines and teams within the Value Stream 
  • Plan for Testing capacity both internal and external for Performance and Pen testing 
  • Contribute to the Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery pipeline, triggering test cases and report results. 
  • Collaborate across other teams and members within Knab with a desire to teach and learn from others. 
  • Coach and guide Junior QA's in their development 
  • Actively participate in Knowledge sharing sessions and platforms 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US 

  • A challenging position in a young, fast-growing and ambitious FinTech company where you can leave your suit at home.
  • We like to have fun. There is no sense in coming to work every day if you don't like the people you work with.
  • Freedom to take your own initiative and responsibilities.
  • The right laptop for you.  

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU 

There is no set route to become a well-respected QA Engineer at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind: 

  • Several years working experience in Testing and Test Automation
  • Experienced in setting up a Test Strategy
  • Experienced with all of the elements of Testing; UAT, Unit Testing, Performance, Security, etc.
  • You are an Expert in your domain and bring the skills to coach and train peers
  • You are an Ambassador for (Code) Quality
  • Familiar with automated testing frameworks e.g. Selenium, Specflow/Cucumber (BDD)
  • Familiar with API testing e.g. Postman/Newma/RestSharp
  • Experience within Agile environments (SCRUM/Kanban)
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (Azure DevOps) and Cloud Platforms (AWS)
  • Experience with performance testing tools (Jmeter) or other frameworks is welcome
  • TMAP and/or ISTQB certified
  • You have some programming and scripting skills (C#, Powershell, JavaScript, Terraform) and are willing extend these when needed. 

Note: You need to be eligible to work in the EU. 

Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

Work with us! 

If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits here! 

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us. We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfil this role.

 

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