Software Engineer for Test Automation

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Employer: Avira
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 12.02.2016
    Short company description

    Avira, a company with over 100 million customers and more than 500 employees, is a worldwide leading supplier of self-developed security solutions for professional and private use. With more than 25 years of experience, the company is a pioneer in its field.


    Keys to hiring:

    University degree in computer science or training in the area of IT;
    Experience in software development and/or quality assurance/test automation in the IT security sector;
    Knowledge and experience of test methods and test processes;
    Skilled in programming and scripting (e.g. Python, JS, Selenium, AutoIt);
    Ability to adapt complex issues quickly;
    Independence, initiative, and organizational ability;
    Good communication skills.

    Nice to have:

    Certification as an ISTQB Certified Tester or similar.


    Plan, develop, and implement testing strategies and quality standards;
    Select the automation tools that will be used on the project;
    Design test cases and conduct various software tests such as functional, regression, integration, performance & scalability tests for both front end Web UI functionalities and the underlying Services API functionalities;
    Automate the execution of test cases and results gathering to a highest possible degree, and work closely with the Web Development team to identify, characterize and resolve software issues in most efficient way;
    Ensure the documentation and communication of the test automation design and scripts;
    Report found issues through bug tracking system, effectively follow up and communicate test results;
    Actively participate in various reviews to ensure testability and overall software quality;
    Fault and risk management.