Quality Assurance - Software Test Engineer (m/f)

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We are smava - the online loan comparison platform.  We provide transparency and fairness to our customers by delivering all the relevant data and information that allows them to act as empowered market participants. Our mission is disrupting financial services by digitalizing lending. We provide our customers with the fastest, most convenient, and most affordable personal credit solutions which fit their individual needs best. That is why we also have been awarded as Innovator 2018. All of that has been achieved thanks to more than 320 employees. Become a part of the smava-story now!

Quality Assurance - Software Test Engineer (m/f)

Our IT-Team focuses on steadily improving our smava ecosystem of personal credit solutions. We continuously develop our online loan comparison platform and implement new product features. The whole application system consists of more than 50 individual services. To ensure the quality of our products, we constantly have a “health check” with our Quality Assurance Specialists.

Our tech stack you will work with:

  • JavaScript
  • Jenkins
  • SoapUI
  • Jira
  • Selenium WebDriver

Your daily business:

  • From the beginning, you will be focusing on manual testing which means development of suitable manual test plans for our new functions and later on start the Automation testing running for certain parts of our products
  • Developing suitable manual and automated test plans for our new functions
  • Carry out case-related manual and automated tests by yourself or in cooperation with the developers
  • Checking existing bugs in our web application and prioritize the order of solving them before the release of a new software version
  • Communicate with our stakeholders (Developers, Designers, Marketers) while the development process to avoid bugs
  • Bring our methodology and quality assurance tools to the next level


  • Growth of your test automation skills and taking responsibilities in this field
  • Working with Galen to get a better grip on responsive testing

To get things done you will need:

  • To be familiar with testing on OS X, iOS, Windows and Android
  • Solid understanding of browser variations and rendering engines ( Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer...)
  • Functional understanding of HTTP/HTTPS
  • Basic expertize of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience of working with defect management tools such as JIRA
  • Proven record of working with Jenkins
  • Familiarity with testing (manual and regression), test management software (e.g. TestRail, qTest) and agile frameworks is a plus
  • Good understanding of the code versioning tools such as Git
  • Fluent German skills and good English skills

Nice to have:

  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience in automation test frameworks and tools (e. g. Selenium WebDriver)
  • Experience with SCRUM or other agile methodologies
  • Proven experiences of testing microservices

The mindset we are looking for:

  • Proactive
  • Capable to cope with deadlines
  • Optimistic
  • Focused
  • Open minded

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive future technology that changes the financial industry
  • Great prospects for a personal and professional growth
  • A changing organization which knows what needs to be improved
  • Smart colleagues from all around the globe (35 nationalities)
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support
  • Signing bonus
  • Relocation bonus (in case you are relocating to Berlin)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences)
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized Lunch offer (smunch.co) and subsidized public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward receiving your application including:

  • CV, project list, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Alena Kuliashova
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know

Note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above. Please tell us, where you first found our job advertisement.

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