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Test engineer

Test Engineers have to wear many hats. They have to think like an end-user, understand a project like a coder and analyse the outcome like a forensic scientist. If you can wear these hats with style, then Lab Digital may be the right place to show what you can do.


About you

A natural-born Test Engineer is a gate-keeper between the digital product and the client. No detail is beyond scrutiny, no flaw is allowed to pass. Advanced Test Engineers understands how to achieve the highest quality end product through the right mix of manual and automated testing; that means experience in deploying tools like Postman or Selenium or similar tools. It also means you need a basic knowledge of programming so that you can understand the project not just on the outside but from the inside, too.

Testing is about looking for problems but thinking in terms of solutions and the best Test Engineers incorporate that thinking into their working practice. They work across all browsers and OS’s and advise the team on sprint planning through test automation. They enjoy the challenge of constantly learning how to implement new techniques and they understand that their role involves ensuring the highest quality and challenging developers to produce their best work. For bespoke, end-to-end digital products such as those that Lab Digital creates, we need a Test Engineer with independence and a sense of responsibility to ensure that quality is monitored and maintained from start to finish.

A little more detail

If you feel you've got the eye for detail and the experience to fill this role, then these are the things that you'll need to show us:

  • 3+ years of experience with testing high-quality digital projects
  • Experience with test automation
  • Experience with Scrum and Agile work
  • An eye for design and a feel for UX strategy

You need to be comfortable working with the full variety of products that Lab Digital creates, from a front-end, single-page app to a complex e-commerce solution. You also need to enjoy the challenge of working with various people across different teams so being a nice person is a plus!

About us

We're a young company with an already impressive client list (Heineken, Liander, Toyota, innogy, Canon, Pon and more) along with several new startups and we've grown to forty-plus staff in just four years. We've achieved success by valuing and investing in the people who work for us. That's not just business-speak; our mission is to enable our staff to grow so that they can enable our clients to grow. Good relationships are the key to our success.

Team work is central to everything we do at Lab Digital. Each small, independent team is based in Utrecht and works on both new and existing projects. With the right support, we believe, small, independent teams achieve better results. They also encourage skilled people to take responsibility and grow their career.

All our clients are unique so we put an emphasis on fully understanding them and their requirements. For each client we build and run creative, end-to-end digital products that are as unique as they are. From the vision to the design to the development to the deployment, the experiences that we create are tailor-made and built to last. Our relationship with our clients doesn't end at delivery; we run the products that we create and keep measuring and optimising them so that they keep delivering, helping our clients to keep growing.

What we have to offer

So what can we offer the right candidate? Here are the basics:

  • A competitive salary and an expense allowance
  • Interesting and challenging projects that match your ambition
  • A favourable pension scheme
  • All the gear you need to do your job well – no compromises

There are the usual perks like a full fridge, a tasty lunch (small fee), good coffee and you’ll be able to work flexibly.

Above and beyond this, what we offer is a commitment to you. We will listen to you, take your needs and wishes seriously and we will work to help you grow professionally. Want to take a professional development course that will help you and our clients grow? We're all in. Want to visit events and conferences with the team? We already do that. Want to talk about how things could be done better? We're all ears. Want to be part of an organisation that's active in the Open Source community? Check out our GitHub at https://github.com/labd/ or our blog https://blog.labdigital.nl/.

So if you're looking for the kind of challenge that can build your career in the kind of company that actively helps you do that, then maybe we should talk!

This job opening is only available for people with a Dutch working permit and are able to work on-site.

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