QA Engineer News Apps

Job description

Rotterdam - “Quality above all” that is your priority as a QA engineer. You have a key role in our app development team, making sure we only ship quality apps to the stores.


On a daily basis our content reaches millions of users, making DPG Media the biggest media house of The Netherlands and Belgium. We have built a white-label platform for web and app which serves our 2 biggest national news brands AD and HLN, as well as 8 regional brands in the Netherlands and Belgium.

What you will be doing

You are not only a quality gatekeeper for our app team but you are involved from the start of our development process to measure and improve the quality of our digital products. You test the apps in various ways and anticipate the issues that might arise. Naturally, you work with the developers to have it fixed. Your main responsibilities are:

  • continuously building, running and maintaining our test automation suite, also testing manually when needed.
  • deep diving into the code and figuring out where it goes wrong.
  • challenge and work with our developers to optimise our workflow and improve the quality of our products.


About the team

You will be part of an agile app development team which consists of 8 people from different nationalities. We speak English to communicate with each other. You will be based in our Rotterdam office close to our editorial staff and other digital teams that work on this platform. Currently we all work from home.


We offer

  • An experience-based salary.
  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance).
  • A percentage of profit shares.
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses.
  • Office location close to Rotterdam Central Station.
  • Fully paid functional technical training.
  • The opportunity to work with the latest tech stack.


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 and Twitter too.

Job requirements

Who are you

As a successful QA Engineer you have a positive and solution-oriented approach. You are a team player that easily connects with 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 whole team approach rather than doing all the testing by yourself. We also expect of you:


  • a love for mobile devices! You keep yourself informed on all things iOS and Android related.
  • experience in working in a continuous delivery environment with a high focus on automation.
  • experience with Cucumber, Selenium and/or Appium testing frameworks.
  • experience in testing iOS Native and Android Native, React Native, React, Java, Javascript.
  • basic AWS skills, CI/CD 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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