QA Engineer Search Engine (m/f)


Full time |  Permanent  |  Fresher  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English,French

Job Description

Your responsibilities
As QA Engineer - Search Engine (m/f) you will be part of an expanding international R&D team, working in a fast paced and innovative environment. The team you will join is in charge of building the search engines behind every site of the Stepstone Group. 
You are able to make intelligent trade-offs, know when to escalate issues, and proactively identify risks. You enjoy delving into complex systems, and you have an understanding of problem isolation. Moreover, you have experience in writing test plans or test matrices, QA testing methodologies, debugging, and you are familiar with defect tracking workflows. 
This position can be based in either Berlin or Brussels.

Your Tasks:

Take ownership of all QA activities concerning the search backend
Mentor developers of your team to coordinate and implement automated tests with them
Create evaluation plans and quality and performance reports for both the development and the product teams
Enforce QA and testing among the team
Coordinate QA topics with other QAs from other teams
Review and critique software specifications
Test and validate new features of the search backend
Our requirements
Strong knowledge of automated testing, maven, continuous integration, code metrics, test coverage
Firm grasp of testing methodologies, preferably backend and scale testing
Experience in quality assurance for complex software systems
Experience with Junit or other test frameworks
Fluent skills in at least one object-oriented programming language (JAVA preferred)
Familiar with standard mark-up languages (HTML, XML) and relational databases (SQL)
Excellent teamwork, independent decision making, and written/verbal communication skills
Willing to take ownership and deliver high quality products with reproducible results
Analytical thinking, creative problem solving, trouble shooting, and attention-to-detail a must
Knowledge of search engine related technologies (indexes, lucene, solr and the like)
Experience with evaluation of information retrieval systems is a big plus
Knowledge of Git, Strong scripting abilities and Linux systems administration experience highly desired
Fluency in English (working language throughout the company) is essential, other languages such as German, French and/or Dutch are a plus
Valid residence & work permit for Europe is a prerequisite.
StepStone is a company with clear goals and visions. We focus on growth through innovative solutions, service quality and qualified employees.

From the very first day at StepStone you will be welcomed and supported by a cooperative team. As part of our training concept, you will receive basic training for your work and the recruiting market during your first weeks with us.

In addition, we offer an attractive, performance-led remuneration package and the opportunity to tackle the task with above-average development opportunities and long-term perspectives in an innovative environment.

We look forward to receiving your application in English.
Please refer to StepStone in your application

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