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Bratislava, SK

Test Automation Engineer iptiQ EMEA L&H


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


As a Test Automation Engineer, you will use your knowledge of testing to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products. You will work alongside with Business Analyst, Product Owner and Developers implementing a robust automated testing framework and ensuring the final product is meeting the client's expectation. Except for many other Swiss Re's generous benefits, you will have an opportunity to use home office, applying an 'own the way you work' principle and will benefit from technology and other education opportunities through e-learnings, trainings, etc.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Implementation and supervision for automated testing with focus on end-to-end testing
  • Lead end-to-end testing initiatives throughout the entire software development lifecycle from test planning, test design, test execution, and test reporting. This includes performance testing, stress testing, front end and back end testing
  • Ensure completeness of the frontend test coverage according to the business objectives by defining testing setup and metrics; designing test cases and procedures as well as documenting the testing results accordingly.
  • Creating and maintaining testing scripts using automated testing tools.
  • Writing and debugging test cases, as well as analysing and reviewing testing results
  • Working closely with team Developers, IT Product Owner and Business Analyst to create and improve the overall automated testing process.


About the Team


This is a rare opportunity to join a new business unit within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a startup with the backing of Swiss Re's strong organization. It's a unique chance to become a part of our team which is expanding to new positions. We are a young, motivated, multicultural & out-of-box thinking tech-savvy team, excited to deliver innovative and stable solutions in an agile way.


About You


Qualified applicants will have the following:

  • A 5+ years of experience in developing tests for web applications in a software delivery organization
  • A deep understanding of multiple forms of software testing throughout the entire SDLC: regression, functional, unit, black-box, white box, UAT, usability, stress testing, performance testing...
  • Advanced knowledge of automated testing and ability to develop test frameworks in scripting and/or object-oriented languages
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs services and methods.
  • Experience with at least some of the most common automated testing tools, such as: Selenium, Cucumber, SoapUI, Catalon, Postman, Ranorex, TestCafe etc.
  • You have a background in agile software development and embrace agile values
  • Familiarity with Devops principles and Continuous Integration – CI/CD
  • Familiarity with UNIX/LINUX commands and ability to work with git commands.

Soft skills:

  • Great team player that is collaborating effectively with team members, expressing technical leadership supporting your views and ideas while keeping open to different opinions, being fearless and always supplying to the overall growth of the team
  • Continuous learner who stays up-to-date with the latest trends and carefully vet with proper pragmatism and long-term vision adoption of new technologies
  • High degree of flexibility, independent and proactive working style.
  • Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent working experience
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently

Core values:

  • Do it, own it, love it!
  • Customer-centricity


Are you eager to deepen your experience with new technologies in a cloud-based setup and see how you deliver value to the insurance sector? We are looking forward to meeting you - apply now and we will be in touch soon!



Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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