Amsterdam, Nederland

€ 68.000 - € 74.000 bruto p/j

Senior Backend QA Automation Engineer


At Codefield we are now looking for a Senior Backend QA Automation Engineer for one of our clients. This is a hybrid position based out of Amsterdam. Our client is shaping the future of payment by creating a modular, API-based technology platform that can seamlessly integrate within the European payment ecosystem. Their team consists of over 150 people from 40 different nationalities. Together they value transparency, collaboration, ownership, adaptability to change, and achieving excellence. As a Senior Backend QA Automation Engineer you will join their international team of open-minded, ambitious and fun colleagues.

Being a Senior Backend QA Automation Engineer at our partner means you play a key role within one of their cross-functional scrum teams. Within this team, you will be responsible for ensuring their connection gateways with third parties (e.g. our communications with banks) remain of the highest quality. You will take the lead in setting up the full test architecture, write test cases and build automated API and Microservice test scripts. On a day-to-day basis you will take the lead in guarding the quality of the features your team is working on. You will also be working very closely with our backend developers to create and review test scripts.

As a Senior Backend QA Automation Engineer you’re able to bring:

  • A self-starter mentality, being able to take the lead on backend automation testing and finding ways to further improve our efforts.
  • Extensive knowledge of testing methodologies and best practices in the industry.
  • Responsibility for our product quality and the entire testing process within your team.
  • An analytical mindset with an intrinsic sense of curiosity; being able to see the bigger picture and wanting to understand how things are working at all levels of the system.
  • Good communication skills; high proficiency in English and the ability to clearly and concretely express yourself.
  • Your honest opinion and ability to provide constructive feedback to others.
  • Positivity and a ‘can-do’ attitude; always looking for ways to create a welcoming environment for colleagues and never shy to take action where needed.
  • A critical view; always looking for ways to further improve your own and our teams efforts.
  • A desire to share knowledge and the ability to act as a mentor to others.

In addition, you’re able to bring the following technical expertise:

  • 3+ years of experience in developing automated API tests and frameworks using Java and Kotlin.
  • Testing experience and knowledge of REST API principles and internal structure.
  • Solid experience with test automation tools and frameworks such as RestAssured, Cucumber, Junit, Postman and others.
  • Hands-on experience with Git, CI/CD systems.
  • Efficient working in a Scrum team and collaboration with the other teams across Payconiq.
  • Solid understanding of security topics such as JWT, JWS, HTTPS (considered as an advantage).
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and TestCafe (considered as an advantage).
  • Experience in the financial/payments domain (considered as an advantage).

If you like what you’ve read, feel free to apply and get the conversation started.

The perks

  • Salary of EUR 68.000 – 74.000 gross per year including 8% vacation allowance
  • 30 vacation days per year with the possibility to purchase up to 10 extra days
  • Commuting allowance covers 0.21€ per km
  • Pension plan (in addition to your base salary, no personal contribution, fully paid by employer)
  • Collective health insurance with CZ (reduced fees)
  • ANW, WIA, collective accident insurance (paid by the employer)
  • Training Budget: 5% of annual gross salary (in addition to your base salary)
  • WFH allowance: EUR 2 per worked day from home
  • Internet allowance: 25 euro per month
  • Desk & Chair from employer: employee is owner
  • Mobile phone policy: bring your own device EUR 500 per 2-year, SIM card from Payconiq
  • Structural WFH Policy: hybrid model
  • Voluntary work: 3 days per year
  • MacBook pro laptop
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • ASR Vitality program
  • Relocation package: Visa sponsorship and digital support throughout the relocation process

How the hiring process will look like:

  • 3 interviews with: HR, your team and the Hiring Manager
  • 1 offline assignment

Do you want to grow with us and add real value? Join us today!

Jerome Oskam