Senior Test Automation Engineer


Company Description

We Dream. We Do. We Deliver.

As a full-service, data-driven customer experience transformation, we partner with Top 500 companies in the DACH region and in Eastern Europe. Originally from Switzerland, Merkle DACH was created out of a merger Namics and Isobar - two leading full-service digital agencies.

Our 1200+ digital enthusiasts are innovating the way brands are built, through providing expertise in Digital Transformation strategy, MarTech platforms, Creativity, UX, CRM, Data, Commerce, Mobile, Social Media, Intranet and CMS. We are part of the global Merkle brand, the largest brand within the dentsu group, who shares with us a network of over 66,000 passionate individuals in 146 countries.

Job Description

  • Plans and implements tests that cover the functional and non-functional requirements of the system
  • Sets up test environments, designs test plans, develops test cases/scenarios/usage cases, and executes these cases
  • Tests and proves that the software meets major architectural requirements
  • Develops and automates tests for software validation
  • Detects and tracks bugs and issues
  • Prepares defect reports and reports test progress
  • Provides feedback on usability and serviceability, traces the result to the quality risk and reports it to concerned people
  • Develops and configures test automation networks and executes stability and performance tests
  • Coordinates with product management and software and support engineers to deliver stable enterprise software products
  • Develops and executes test automation through test tools
  • Applies, designs and develops automated testing strategies and build automated testing frameworks
  • Analyses and verifies best automated and manual test approaches and executes acceptance, integration, installation and system testing
  • Involved in product design to guarantee the adherence of test coverage for meeting end-user requirements
  • Records test results and reports and verifies software bug fixes to accept automation criteria
  • Handles performance testing and presents results for validating and analysis to Project Teams
  • Establishes test strategy for manual and automated test suites


  • 4+ years experience in software testing (manual and automated)
  • Experience in development of test automation scripts using e.g. TDD, BDD, Selenium Webdriver, JUnit, NUnit, TestNG, QF-Test or similar tools
  • Good knowledge in programming language such as Java or .Net
  • First Experience in automating build processes using e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Docker
  • Experience with test data management and Data-Driven Testing
  • Experience with applications developed in various technologies such as Angular, AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, Web Services, etc. as benefit
  • Experience with scrum/agile methodology
  • University or college degree in computer science or business computer science or similar education level
  • Strong personal initiative and willingness to take more responsibilities
  • Fun working in an interdisciplinary team
  • Tolerant, open and ability to discuss controverse problems
  • Very good English skills

Additional Information

We work with highly motivated people, who support and enrich each other. We live the possibilities of the digital world through home office, meaning you can work anywhere with flexible (annual) working hours. We also value face-to-face exchanges - coffee or tea, biscuits or fruit are all welcomed on board and shared throughout our offices.

If you ever feel the need to take a break from the digital world, we love to get hands on together and use pens, paper, and whiteboards for brainstorming sessions. Need to clear your head? Hit the foosball table, PlayStation, massage bench or yoga mat. For networking and (brain) food, we offer regular exchange formats, like meetings, tech labs and more. Not enough? We are full believers in education and support training, whether it be internally or externally. We support you.

If you feel inspired by us, we’ll probably be inspired by you. Join us now and apply online to make sure we match each other’s expectations. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment. We welcome all qualified candidates - regardless of your gender or background, please indicate your salary expectations and possible entry date. We look forward to hearing from you!

Personal consultancies - we only work with selected partners.


Jelena Petrović

Junior Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Phone:  +381 69 789 047

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