Senior QA Engineer

Storyblok

Storyblok

Quality Assurance
Europe · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Established in 2017, Storyblok has rapidly ascended to the forefront of the global headless CMS landscape. Our vision is to “pioneer the future of content management, removing barriers between developer and marketing teams by offering an intuitive, scalable, and intelligent platform to deliver digital experiences from idea to success”.

Our team is made up of smart, passionate individuals who excel in their work. People who are comfortable taking on big ideas and figuring out the details along the way. With a dynamic team of over 220+ passionate individuals spanning 45+ countries, we're not just breaking boundaries; we're redefining them!

Our recent $80m Series C funding round, secured in June 2024, marked a crucial milestone for us. It has fueled our remarkable growth in the US market and accelerated our ongoing expansion and advancements across EMEA.

We're proud recipients of numerous awards, including recognition in G2's 2024 Best Software Awards. As a remote-first company, we have been officially recognized as one of the top 100 most flexible places to work, ranking #3 in the scale-up category as per Flexa Careers.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

You will be joining a growing company where you can contribute to many “firsts”. Plus these benefits:

  • Monthly remote work stipend (home internet costs, electricity). Home office equipment package right at the start (laptop, keyboard, monitor…)
  • Home office equipment upgrade (furniture, ear plugs …) or membership to a local co-working space after your onboarding
  • Sick leave benefit, parental leave and 25 days of annual leave plus your local national holidays
  • Personal development fund for courses, books, conferences, and material
  • VSOP (Virtual Stock Option Plan)
  • The annual international team-building trip, quarterly and monthly online get-togethers
  • As a fully remote company, with work-life balance at its core, you’ll enjoy flexible schedules
  • An international team that loves to have fun at work and works hard together to accomplish shared goals

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior QA Engineer to join our dynamic and growing Product Engineering team at Storyblok. In this role, you will be instrumental in ensuring the quality and reliability of our flagship CMS platform, empowering businesses to create and deliver seamless digital content experiences. Working closely with product owners, designers and developers, your responsibilities will include developing thorough testing plans, conducting rigorous tests and refining QA strategies to maintain best-in-class software quality. You will contribute to delivering a superior user experience for our customers by ensuring flawless operation across every facet of our application.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare and review test plans for both new and existing features, ensuring all functional and non-functional requirements are met
  • Define and execute manual and automated tests as outlined in the test plan, documenting and flagging any bugs that emerge
  • Verify the resolution of bugs, retest affected application flows and ensure comprehensive updates to bug tickets in Jira with all necessary details
  • Analyze test results on an ongoing basis and help track key testing metrics
  • Participate in development kick-off meetings to understand feature requirements and proactively flag potential obstacles
  • Contribute to feature development and maintenance as part of a cross-functional team
  • Conduct post-release and post-implementation testing
  • Act as an advocate for user experience when communicating with product, design and engineering teams, ensuring QA initiatives consistently align with delivery goals
  • Contribute to our broader testing strategy and drive initiatives to improve QA processes, metrics and tooling, with a focus on advancing test automation
  • Identify and manage issues, risks and dependencies, and escalate to product leadership when necessary
  • Promote and uphold best practices within the team and across the organization
  • Understand the team's domain and contribute to knowledge sharing and documentation
  • Support teammates in overcoming challenges, resolving blockers and efficiently completing tasks
  • Mentor junior team members in an open, respectful, flexible, and empathetic manner

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience as a QA Engineer
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge of test concepts at all stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Comprehensive knowledge of test automation processes on APIs, SDKs and tools such as Cypress, Postman, etc.
  • Proven experience in test specification, preparation, execution and reporting
  • General knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language (Javascript, Ruby, etc)
  • General knowledge of at least one database management system (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)
  • General knowledge of defect analysis and reporting
  • Experience in working with or testing web services and micro services (REST services)
  • Experience working with a software management system (JIRA is preferred)
  • Proficiency with Git
  • Robust analytical and organizational skills; adept at multitasking
  • Strong communication abilities enabling effective interaction with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Confidence, attention to detail and a strong motivation to contribute to the organization's growth within a high-performing team

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Remote (home) work opportunity or funded by Storyblok co-working space

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL TERMS

Storyblok has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a hiring environment in which all people feel they are equally respected and valued, irrespective of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion, citizenship, or any other characteristic.

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Remote (home) work opportunity or funded by Storyblok co-working space

GENERAL TERMS

Storyblok has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a hiring environment in which all people feel they are equally respected and valued, irrespective of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion, citizenship or any other characteristic. You can find more information about our privacy policy here.

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