Location: Poznań

QA Manager

Working at Apptension

Hi from Apptension, Poland-based quality software craftsmen who mix outstanding tech skills with a solid dose of creativity. We partner with the world’s leading brands, disruptive start-ups, and ingenious investors – coding their ideas into reality is a piece of cake for us!

We flavor our client’s projects with the secret sauce which, taking dozens of awards they received into consideration, the industry finds delicious. But don’t take our word for it - join us and see for yourself what the Apptension vibe is all about. Now, we’re looking for a brilliant QA Manager to join our team.

What's this position about?

As a QA Manager at Apptension, you will be expected to:

  • take charge of QA team’s actions and collaborate with other departments
  • act as a mentor for your team and foster a culture of self-development
  • be in charge of managing test automation process as well as introducing new tools and improvements within QA Department
  • initiate, optimize, and document processes undertaken by QA team
  • manage and run tests for projects your team is involved in
  • takeresponsibility for managing project timeframe, especially for planning and prioritizing tasks, setting deadlines, monitoring the work of Apptension’s QA team, and evaluating progress

What do you need to have to join us?

Above all, we value technical competence and strong working ethics. Here’s a detailed list of the skills we’d like you to have:

  • IT education and/or at least 4-year experience in testing web and mobile apps
  • previous experience in QA team management and test coordination
  • good command of spoken and written English (at least B2)
  • practical knowledge of agile software development methodologies, in particular Scrum
  • awareness of software development practices and tools
  • great attention to details
  • strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • great communication and teamwork skills

We also value a lot:

Things that will help you stand out from the other candidates:

  • practical knowledge of load testing with a tool of choice, preferably Locust or Jmeter
  • the fact that your experience and strong theoretical background allow you to choose the best tools and methodologies for a given project
  • solid knowledge of one of the following test automation frameworks: Selenium + JS, Selenium + Python, WebdriverIO or Appium
  • ability to take constructive criticism, provide valuable feedback, and switch context

Here's what we have to offer:

The Apptension Vibe is our favorite perk: we’re really into laughs, high fives and comfy clothes.
Other benefits include:

  • salary:
    UoP: 5000 - 8500 PLN net
    B2B: 7700 - 12000 PLN net + VAT
  • flexible form of employment
  • flexible working hours
  • work in well-oiled Scrum teams; we like to spend time with each other not only in the office
  • possibility of working remotely or from an office conveniently located in the center of Poznań
  • sports card
  • private health insurance
  • English classes, co-financed trainings and conferences
  • quarterly bonus
  • internal crowdfunding - each month our employees receive their own budget they can use to execute different ideas - our Wishlist was awarded with an "EB Kreator 2016" prize for the best internal employer branding campaign
  • a wide choice of beverages and fresh fruits
  • a well-equipped chill room with PlayStation, board games and table tennis
  • team retreats
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