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Performance Testing Engineer

Join us and help us to innovate democracy!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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The product organization at Scytl is in charge of designing and developing its core online voting platform. We are busy disrupting the election industry by making voting more accessible, efficient, transparent and secure.

We are continuously looking for talented individuals who will share our passion for designing and building great software that powers democracy around the world.

Right now we are looking for a Senior QA Automation and Performance Testing Engineer to plan, design, implement, run and report automated tests that will help increase the quality of our mission-critical software used by millions of users.

Main requirements

  • University degree, in Computer Sciences or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in a software company or department
  • Solid experience in functional, regression and user acceptance testing methodologies
  • Solid experience in test automation processes and tools (e.g. Selenium, JMeter, etc.) and scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Behavior Driven Development and Test Driven Development principles
  • Knowledge of performance, load, stress, data interface and data migration tests
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases, writing and executing queries
  • Experience testing RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Working experience using QA tools like TestRail, and issue tracking tools like JIRA
  • Excellent English, both spoken and written
  • You enjoy working both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Great analytical skills, with an enquiring and structured mind
  • Impeccable work ethic, humble but confident
  • Highly accountable; disciplined and persistent to get things done
  • Driven, self-starter; comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Clear, concise communicator
  • Bias to document and share knowledge

Nice to have

  • ISTQB certification
  • Experience with deployment scripts e.g. Ansible
  • Experience with container technology e.g. Docker
  • Working knowledge of Java or another object-oriented programming language


  • Real purpose: powering democracy
  • International working environment
  • Creative and results focused team
  • Opportunity to join a worldwide market leader and design applications used by millions of voters
  • Individual training
  • Free coffee, tea and soft drinks
  • Fresh organic fruit
  • Amazing office space in Barcelona city centre (including terrace)
  • Talented team with world-class expertise in cryptography

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