About the Project:
Join us at Stepwise, a Warsaw-based Software House deeply rooted in engineering excellence. We're currently scaling a dynamic team for an exciting project: a green-field digital insights platform for the U.S.-based client in the Market Research industry powered by AI features.
Tech Stack of the project:
- Backend: Kotlin, Spring Boot, Postgres, MongoDB, GitHub Actions, Confluent Kafka, Kafka Streams, Auth0, Redis, Gradle, Redocly
- Testing: Kotest, Junit or similar, the rest is still to be decided
- Infrastructure: GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (GKE), Helm, Docker
- Architecture: Hexagonal architecture (DDD)
- Methodology: Scrum, Kanban
This is a special opportunity for a Senior QA Engineer who not only brings a strong QA technical background, but also practical experience in building and implementing QA strategy for complex digital platforms. In other words, we are looking for a person who has had real exposure to writing automated tests and E2E in his career, worked with the development team hand in hand, and then through evolution developed his process and managerial skills.
- Practical knowledge in creating automated tests and E2E especially in platforms centered around API first solutions
- Practical knowledge in creating QA strategy and test pyramid for digital platforms
- Practical knowledge in creating QA process in 10+ members projects
- Soft skills in collaboration with DEV and Stakeholder team
- Understand the main project technologies (see below)
- Understand digital products architecture
- Understand cloud technologies
- Understand databases
- Understand how OpenAPI, Rest APIs work
- Understand how events work
- Build and implement test strategy
- Build the test pyramid together with the development team
- Build a QA culture in the project
- Coaching and supporting Developers on how to create tests and take care of the quality of the whole platform
- Building a test acceptance process
- Day-to-day collaboration with Product Owner, Scrum Master and Business Analyst
- Providing feedback, substantive support and direction to the newly formed QA team
- Standing up for the DoD
- Suggesting new frameworks in individual platform components (e.g., in the AI part)
- Detecting potential quality risks and proposing solutions working with the DEV team
The Project's Uniqueness:
AI-Powered Innovation: Engage with a platform where AI isn't just an add-on but a core driver, offering unique challenges and learning opportunities.
Green-Field Development: As a green-field project, you have the rare chance to influence the QA strategy from the ground up, setting the standard for future development.
Collaborative Environment: Work in close sync with a team of experts in various domains, from developers to stakeholders, enriching your professional network and perspective.
Strategic Impact: Your role goes beyond typical QA duties. You'll be a trendsetter in QA strategy, impacting how quality is weaved into the fabric of complex digital platforms.
Growth and Leadership: Perfect for those looking to step into a more strategic role, offering immense scope for professional growth and leadership in QA processes.
State-of-the-Art Technologies: Dive into the latest technologies in cloud computing, AI, and digital architecture, keeping you at the forefront of industry advancements.
This role is tailored for those who are passionate about quality, not just as a criterion but as a creative and strategic endeavor. It's a chance to redefine quality assurance in a way that's impactful, innovative, and integral to the success of a groundbreaking project.
More about Stepwise:
- A great work environment with passionate and skilled people.
- Gentle and smooth introduction to the company.
- No procedures and other corporate “beauties”.
- A flat organization with no levels of middle management between staff.
- We operate mainly in the Netherlands, UK, France, Germany & Scandinavia.
- We have Office in Warsaw but we are happy to accept remote work as well :)
- We know what is Work-Life Balance by example.
Free lunches, internal days celebrations and constant fun!