QA Engineer - Volkskrant | Trouw | Parool

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Amsterdam - Quality is your trademark as a QA Engineer and you take great pride and responsibility to deliver the best products to our millions of customers together with the team that you will be working with.

On a daily basis, our content impacts millions of readers, making DPG Media the biggest media house of The Netherlands and Belgium. We have built a white-label platform for web and app, desktop, mobile and tablet use. This platform services our premium news brands: De Volkskrant, Trouw, Het Parool, De Morgen and HUMO.


What you will be doing

You will be the conscience of the team and product owner. Asking critical questions about the criteria of what needs to be delivered, defining the test strategy with the team and together with the team write various tests to cover the code and lower the risk. Your main responsibilities are:

  • Writing various tests to increase coverage
  • Continuously maintain and improve our test automation suite in close collaboration with the developers
  • Get a clear understanding of the why and the needs of stakeholders and end-users
  • Perform tests based on test strategy and risk assessment
  • Improve way of working of our quality gates and release cycles


About the team

You will be working in the ‘Selectives’ area which is responsible for enhancing and maintaining a platform for our premium content brands: De Volkskrant, Trouw, Het Parool, De Morgen and HUMO.

The area consists of three multidisciplinary feature teams that all work together on a shared roadmap. The team consists of Java, Android, iOS and Web developers and of course QA Engineers.

The team you’ll be working in is responsible for creating features that our readers will be using. A good amount of code reviewing is done and quality remains ever important. With about 6 team members you will work together closely, have a lot of contact and keep on improving.


We offer

We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you.

  • An experience-based salary.
  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 12% personal choice budget (of which 8% is holiday allowance).
  • Participation in the profit sharing arrangement.
  • Personal development opportunities such as education, training and certificates.
  • Location in Amsterdam (currently we work from home).
  • Working with the latest stack.
  • Knowledge sharing from our tech colleagues.


Even more reasons to work at DPG Media

At DPG Media, we work for more than 90 strong news brands, magazines, television shows, radio stations, and online services such as Qmusic, NU.nl, Tweakers, Libelle, and VTM. Although we look like a media group, we are really a tech company. We get digital transformation done.


We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you. We welcome everyone to apply, whatever your background may be. A great bunch of smart colleagues awaits you and are eager for you to join the team, whether that be a project team, a pub quiz team, or a sports team.


Learn what we have to offer you or get to know our tech company! And while you’re at it, you can find us on LinkedIn.

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Who you are 

As a successful QA Engineer you have a positive and solution-oriented approach towards team members and stakeholders. You actively acquire information from stakeholders, rather than relying on written specifications. Also, you work with a QA mindset by making quality control a team approach rather than doing all the testing yourself. We also expect of you:

  • You have experience in working in a continuous delivery environment with a high focus on automation.
  • Experience with Cucumber, Selenium and/or Appium testing frameworks.
  • Experience testing Java, Javascript, React, React Native, iOS Native and/or Android Native.
  • Basic AWS skills, CI/CD experience.


As the largest media company in the Netherlands, we are open to all talents in our society. We call on candidates with a diverse background - in the broadest sense of the word - to apply for this position. It’s the differences between colleagues that lead to surprising insights and innovative solutions. And that, in turn, fits very well with us as an organization. We are curious about you, your qualities, and your experience.


Interested? Apply!
Want to know more first? I would be happy to answer your questions via Venetia de Wit at venetia.de.wit@dpgmedia.nl

You can also call or send an app on +31-615850813.


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