Senior QA Engineer at Boku
Dusseldorf, DE

About Boku:
Incorporated in 2008, Boku is one of the world’s leading providers of carrier billing and mobile identity solutions. Using nothing more than a user’s mobile phone, Boku’s technology can verify a user’s identity, execute a payment, or provision a new service, radically simplifying common, everyday mobile interactions between consumers and businesses. This is possible because Boku’s platform can access the internal billing, identity, and sales systems of mobile operators globally. Businesses who utilize Boku’s platform include major brands such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Sony, Facebook, Spotify, Netflix, PayPal, Experian, Fiserv, Western Union, Uber, and Discover. Boku was originally financed through top-tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures and NEA. Today, Boku is publicly traded on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: BOKU.L)
We’re a small company, but we have a global reach. We work face-to-face with colleagues and collaborate across disciplines. But our clients, partners and operations are all over the world. Boku is a busy, exciting, and demanding place to work, but it’s the people that make the company. The mix of cultures, viewpoints, and experiences are vital for a global company like ours and every person’s contribution is valued. If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting, innovative and international working environment, we are the ideal company

Boku is looking for a Senior QA Engineer in Düsseldorf office. This person will be the first QA member in this location whereas there are other team members in Mumbai and San Francisco offices. This QA Engineer will be responsible for performance of functional and integration testing, as well as the development and execution of automated tests.

 

The role:
- Partner closely with Product, Engineers and other QAs to understand feature roadmap and develop a comprehensive testing plans with supporting test cases and schedule
- Be our gatekeeper for quality using both automated and manual tests, reporting, verifying defects, and signing-off on features and release candidates
- Own the authorization and execution of test plans and test cases
- Drive innovation and pilot improvements to our existing processes and automated tools in order to improve the teams speed, quality and efficiency
- Provide guidance and mentor less experienced team members
- Provide overall software quality assurance leadership and perspective to cross-organization projects or activities

 

Key Qualifications:
- Exceptional professional work experience in Software QA or Engineering
- Self-directed and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong leadership skills with proven experience leading a team as team lead or test lead
- Demonstrated ability to autonomously solve problems in collaboration with direct and extended teams
- Excellent knowledge of QA automation architecture, methodologies, processes and tools
- Experience in automating functional and integration testing of backend services and web applications
- Proven experience in evaluating designs and project initiatives for compliance with quality assurance guidelines and standards; provide tangible feedback to improve product quality and mitigate risks
- Experience in Java, Unix or Linux command line, SQL, CSS, HTML
- Proficiency in Java script, Python or shell scripting
- Background as a Software Engineer is a plus