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Test Automation Engineer

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Swiss AviationSoftware is a 100% subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines and successfully develops and distributes the software package AMOS which manages the maintenance, engineering and logistics requirements of modern airlines. In order to strengthen our leading market position we are looking for dedicated employees who would like to work in a fascinating international environment with more than 180 customers from all over the world 

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join an engaging team that champions innovation, continuously enhances our Quality Assurance ecosystem and helps propelling the organization to great performance.

As a member of a human-sized team developing software modules which supports internal processes, you will focus on defining test scenarios for these software modules, developing related test automation framework components, monitoring and tracking test results.

Preparation, co-ordination and management of all test activities for either delivery of major releases or minor fixes are as well part of your main duties.

Your goal will be to nurture automation activities all the way from the mind to the daily business. 

Tasks

  • Define test strategies and test plans suitable for software modules supporting internal processes
  • Design, code and document test automation framework modules needed to execute automated testing
  • Design, implement and execute automated tests to ensure that high quality standards are achieved at all times for every software release
  • Coordinate and execute test activities within the General Development team, as well as in coordination with other development teams
  • Track and manage defects
  • Establish and improve test methods, tools and processes continuously
  • Establish a close partnership between Quality Assurance and the General Development team to facilitate mutual support.

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Sciences / Software Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in Software Development (object-oriented and/or web-based)
  • Proficiency with Linux System Administration
  • Strong SQL tuning know-how and database design
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly proactive and independent, with good interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Desirable

  • Specific coding experience with Java, Python, Shell, Vaadin, Spring framework
  • Knowledge of application virtualization technologies (Docker)
  • Experience with QF-Test, Jenkins
  • Any additional language, in particular German, is an asset

What we offer

  • Working in an open and cooperative environment with a motivated and friendly team
  • Good professional and personal development opportunities
  • Active participation in the continuous improvement of processes
  • International work environment with people from around the globe
  • Excellent working conditions in pleasant surroundings: brand new office spaces and ergonomic office furniture, lounge zone, terrace, coffee & break room
  • Ideal work-life balance and different sport possibilities (e.g. squash, soccer, ice skating – partially supported by company)
  • Child allowance and the possibility of home office
  • Fringe benefits: discount on flights, annual TNW abo, discount offers for hotels and hire cars, advantageous credit card conditions, and more

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Basel

Lachenstrasse 18
4123 Allschwil Directions +41 61 582 7294

Benefits

A Swiss based international company with more than 33 nationalities in a very stable and lean organisation is looking for new employees.
What makes us different?

  • Working in an open and cooperative environment with a motivated and friendly team

    Active participation in the continuous improvement of processes

  • Excellent working conditions in pleasant surroundings: brand new office spaces and ergonomic office furniture, lounge zones, terraces, coffee & break rooms

    Good professional & personal development opportunities

  • Ideal work-life balance and different sport possibilities (e.g. squash, soccer, ice skating – partially supported by the company)

    Child allowance and the possibility of home office

  • Fringe benefits: discounts on flights, annual TNW abo, discount offers for hotels and hire cars, advantageous credit card conditions and more

    An international work environment with people from around the globe

Workplace & Culture

This is the place where you can work, learn, increase your knowledge about aviation, different cultures, new technologies and still be yourself. Your work can have a big impact on people's lives not just on the technical side but also as a human being.

You can be part of an amazing multicultural and international team with a family spirit.

In this company we love to travel, laugh, work, play, be creative, play sports and, last but not least, help each other as a team.

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