Agile QA Engineer / Tester

Agile QA Engineer / Tester

Your mission

Parkos is expanding and we are looking for a Medior or Senior Tester. Do you have experience in Quality assurance at a high quality e-commerce platform? Do you like to work in an international environment and are you ready for the next step in your career at a fast growing scale-up? This might be the job you are looking for!  

About Parkos
Parkos is the platform for finding and booking parking spots near airports. When Parkos started we were offering parking spots at Schiphol. Now, eight years later, we are servicing hundreds of thousands of customers at airports all over the world, such as The Netherlands, Belgium, France, the United States, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Australia, and Germany. Our customers go to the Parkos website, compare and then book a parking spot with one of Parkos' 1000+ parking partners. Parkos and our development team is expanding, so we are currently looking for an experienced QA Engineer.

About the role and team

Parkos (HQ based in the Netherlands) is a fast-growing platform for airport parkings. We have grown more than 100% every last 5 years. The next step for Parkos is to be world's No. 1 platform for parkings at airports. To be able to reach that goal, more and more features need to be implemented and more different stakeholders are involved. The current Laravel codebase has reached its limits, is too slow, not decoupled and difficult to maintain with larger teams. Therefore we are moving to microservices and dedicated teams!

Responsibilities

1) Test scenario's and refinements: when preparing our work we try to work as a team as much as possible. This means testers are an integral part of the refinement and delivery phase of a ticket. It's your task to understand the change or feature from end-to-end and translate it into practical test scripts and scenario's. You have to ask critical questions and be a good communicator.

2) Defect registration: you need to be able to describe your findings very well.

3) Developer communication and coaching: you will be working very closely with the developers, being a reliable parter during the entire development flow. At the same time you are the quality gate keeper and need to be clear and decisive about what can be accepted and what not.

4) Approval: it's your job to be an extension of the product owner and act as a quality gatekeeper during releasing and delivery. This means you need to be able to make a fair judgement about blocking vs non-blocking defects and Go or NoGo.

Your profile

Who are you
  • Ability to have end-to-end knowledge about Parkos and explain and communicate it
  • Experience writing test cases
  • Experience interviewing stakeholders and requirement refinement
  • Experience working in an Agile environment; working side by side with developers
  • Understanding of Browser console, Postman (or similar) and SQL

Why us?

What we offer you:
  • Up to 25 vacation days based on a contract for 40 hours.
  • A competitive salary based on your experience.
  • Autonomy and responsibility for how you want to do your job.
  • Ownership, if you have an idea on how we could improve the way we work or how we do things, you will be the one to drive the change and hold your colleagues accountable.
  • Personal growth, we train you to be a better sales professional by giving you feedback and autonomy.
  • Working at a fast-growing, award-winning e-commerce company with a proven concept.
  • We have offices in Amsterdam & Groningen but for this role working hybride/remote is fine too.
  • Transparency and start-up mentality. Every Monday we have a company stand-up where each team shares what they are doing and what they did last week. We have a strong positive and result-driven company culture.
  • Teamspirit, we think that we can achieve better results if we work closely together. Of course, we celebrate achievements together as well.
  • Sharing knowledge and 'gezelligheid'. We regularly organize internal training about, for example, project management. Our activity-committee organizes monthly drinks on Fridays but also trips to Ameland or a German Christmas market.
Excited?
Looking for a new adventure? Then park your resume and fill in the form via the apply button. Do you have any questions about the vacancy? Then send an email to Ruben Stellingwerf (Corporate Recruiter) on r.stellingwerf@parkos.com

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