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Senior Quality Engineer - Funding

IT/Technical & Product Development
TEC00111 Requisition #

Role:  Senior Quality Engineer

Platform:  Researcher Products

Location: Amsterdam

Term:  fulltime


The Funding Solutions is a set of products that serve researchers, institutions and funding agencies in addressing their needs that are related to research funding and improve their performance. We need additional team members to help us add more functionality to our existing products and as well as help us in the development of a new product to support funding agencies.


We’re looking for a talented and self-motivated Senior Quality Engineer to join our team. You are a proactive and enthusiastic individual who will be involved throughout the development lifecycle of the Funding development team and will be responsible for the quality assurance of software development and deployment, with emphasis on development and implementation of test automation. You will be working closely with developers to ensure requirements are being met and to the correct quality, and you will conduct automated tests (and manual tests where necessary). You will be part of a cross-functional product development group using agile management and engineering practices. 

What are we looking for?
  • Work as part of a passionate agile project team to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly identify and test for functional ‘edge cases’ outside of expected functionality workflow
  • Ensure the users are set up for success when they use any of their devices, by testing for responsiveness
  • Design, develop and support frameworks for our test infrastructure and share automation expertise with the team
  • Work as part of a highly collaborative, cross-functional, agile development team to ensure an appropriate level of automation (both API and UI) exists which is maintainable, has good coverage and is suitable for cross-browser / platform testing
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
  • Work closely with the software engineering team, Product Management and Technical Operations, as required
  • Conduct manual testing, as required
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Strong experience in automated testing (UI and API) of web applications and web services in an agile, continuous delivery environment
  • Considerable experience of Behaviour Driven Development and creating automated tests with associated frameworks and tools
  • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to Cucumber / Selenium / Selenium WebDriver / Selenium Grid
  • Experience with Gherkin / Java
  • Proficient in working with relational databases, such as MySQL
  • Experience with CI (ideally Jenkins)
  • Experience using test / project management / wiki tools such as JIRA / Confluence
  • A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and good execution
  • A creative, innovative approach to quality engineering with the drive to improve existing strategies and processes
  • Experience to evaluate large datasets for quality and accuracy
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design Testing Tools
  • Experience in Performance testing
  • Experience in Security testing

More about Elsevier

At Elsevier, pride, passion and the pursuit of knowledge meet innovation, opportunity and growth. We are an organization that runs on intelligence. We supply it, develop it, and rely on it – and it requires intelligent people to make the intelligent career choice that will see us improve further. If you join us in Amsterdam, you will be part of shaping science’s next steps.


Elsevier Funding Solutions

Our Funding Solutions offer value to researchers, institutions and funders by improving the efficiency of the funding process, and increasing grant success rates. To know more about funding solutions, visit Funding Solutions section on Elsevier website.  

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