Senior QA Engineer

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Senior QA Engineer

Full-time / Part-time · Utrecht, The Netherlands

We are looking for a Senior QA Engineer who loves working in a dynamic environment and building high-quality projects. You are centred between creative and technical and work closely with both our design team and developers to analyse and test digital products, manually and automated, before they hit the World Wide Web.

about you and the role

You take pride in delivering quality products and use a range of testing techniques to ensure we deliver the highest quality and are comfortable and confident in your QA abilities. To do so, you know the best type of testing to utilise, and when. From E2E, regression, and chaos testing, you’re a jack of all trades and can adjust your method at the drop of a hat. You have familiarity with Accessibility standards and testing, especially to a WCAG AA 2.1 level. You gather feedback from clients and/or product owners and can confidently translate these into tangible bugs for developers. Writing and documenting clearly is in your nature. Where necessary you adjust your language to suit the multi-disciplinary nature of your team or the client, explaining technical subjects to those who may not be as proficient as you.

What you do

As a Senior QA Engineer at Lab Digital, you have a key role in all of the projects we create for our clients. This role is centred between creative and technical and you will work closely with both our design team and developers to analyse and test digital products before they hit the World Wide Web. Besides manual testing you are also technically proficient in test automation to build and maintain comprehensive automation coverage.

This means that you are responsible for, among other things:

  • Taking co-responsibility for the delivery of projects within time, budget, and other frameworks. You identify technical challenges in a timely manner and escalate when necessary.

  • When you report issues or bugs, it’s your responsibility that others can reproduce them and have everything needed to solve it.

  • Analysing designs and UX ahead of development to get a head start on test planning.

  • Determining the priority of test results and, if necessary, coordinating with the product owner on the client side.

  • Drafting (go-live) test plans and working closely together with the multidisciplinary team to make sure it’s not just a plan but used effectively and widely supported within the team.

  • Enriching project documentation in the area of QA.

  • Plan, organize and drive continuous increase of test automation coverage.

  • Tak ownership of your own schedule and communicate with developers and project managers as often as necessary.

  • Supporting teammates in their work and providing feedback in a well-structured manner.

  • Helping to define and improve our internal standards.

what you bring

You have a strong background in delivering high-quality, reliable digital software solutions using modern software development techniques and working as part of a fully integrated and multi-disciplinary team. We would also expect you to be able to demonstrate:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role and (project-based) environment

  • Knowledge of multiple ways of testing and when to use what

  • Good knowledge of modern software development techniques (unit/integration testing, ci/cd pipelines, etc)

  • Analytical thinking and strong reasoning skills

  • Communicatively strong in word and writing

  • Desire to grow and develop in test automation domain

Nice to have:

  • Hands-on experience with automated testing frameworks such as Cypress or Playwright

  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines and integration with automated testing

Don't feel you meet 100% of the requirements? We celebrate building diverse teams from all backgrounds, so we encourage you to apply anyway and show us your potential!

Competitive salary

25 vacation days

Laptop, headphones and more

Knowledge sharing

Flexible hours

what we offer

If you're spending a big portion of your life working, why not do it where you really count, and where there's room for your ambitions? Imagine a place where you can experiment with trending technology and create beautiful products for intriguing clients. Our success lies in our people, and that's why we put them at the heart of everything we do. This translates to a constant focus on them: we're always looking out for their well-being and growth. That's not only about basic terms; it's also about focusing on you as an individual and on your role within your team.

Key aspects of those efforts include foundational conditions, a strong focus on individual ambitions and nurturing collaboration.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 vacation days and a favourable pension plan

  • Bonus (one month salary) in case of a positive operating result

  • An office centrally located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, walking distance from a public transport hub

  • A naturally lit, green environment that is healthy and provides tranquility

  • A strong focus on your personal ambitions

  • Hybrid working and flexible hours in consultation with your team

  • The opportunity to work from abroad for a period and to further balance work with enjoyment and relaxation in the form of a workation

  • No concessions on gear you need to do your job well including laptop, headphones and more

Team:

  • Our international team consist of 80+ colleagues. Lab Digital has a strong engineering culture and you’ll be working in multidisciplinary teams with talented colleagues

  • For several consecutive years, Lab Digital has been recognized by its team as an official Great Place To Work(GPTW).

  • An office centrally located in Utrecht, The Netherlands, walking distance from a public transport hub

  • Freedom and DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)

  • Fun: facilitated lunches, theme borrels and team events. But also the freedom to arrange it yourself, whenever you want.

(Personal) development:

  • Help to develop our clients with multiple brands and regions like Danone, Frasers Group, Mars, Knives & Tools, Heijmans, Spring GDS & SLB Diensten

  • Constant focus on your development, drivers and ambitions through Mentorship Programme, Personal Development Plan, Lab Academy, Growth Paths for Juniors and Mediors and collaborations with educational institutions.

  • 3-day personal development training with a great external coach in the 1st year of your employment. Set by the beach and fully catered for.

  • Weekly dedicated time for learning and a library of courses, books and trainings to choose from.

  • We grow with you when you grow. Not only professionally, but also when you at home in your potential role as a parent. Therefore we offer additional days off, to support you in the transition into parenthood: perhaps the most important role you will ever have.

"With the growth of both the organisation and the projects, as well as the technical challenges we are allowed to solve, we find it all the more important to keep an eye on the people. That is ultimately where the strength of Lab Digital lies."

Michael, VP of Engineering

Your colleagues

Our team consist of 80+ colleagues. Curious about who your colleagues will be? Take a look at the profiles of Panche, Senne, Dmytro and Andrej.

Dmytro Odarchenko

QA Lead

Andrej Arsenovski

QA Engineer

Jaime Negrao

QA Engineer

Panche Gashteovski

Technical Director

Let's talk

Are you the person we are looking for?
Apply for this position and we would love to talk to you.

Lab Digital does not work with third parties to fill this position.