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Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

RemoteBudapest, Budapest, Hungary

Job description

Join our dynamic team of tech innovators and become a key player in our mission to deliver groundbreaking solutions a leading force in digital innovation, that specializes in a wide range of products, including Email Marketing, Social Community Building, International Billing, Customer Support, Streaming Media, Live Video & Chat, Conversion Rate Optimization, and Mobile Games.


  • Design, develop, and maintain TypeScript automation scripts using Cypress.io and Playwright.dev.
  • Create automation tests by analyzing user stories, acceptance criteria, creating initial test designs, writing scripts, installing the automation testing protocols, and reporting results.
  • Leverage automation using CI/CD pipelines with GitHub Actions to allow better reliability and scalability.
  • Diagnose issues, report defects, and propose regression tests to discover reoccurrences.
  • Work with engineers and Project Leads to triage and prioritize issues for resolution.
  • Participate in project meetings including Agile/Scrum grooming, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and daily stand-ups.
  • Effectively manage a small test team and delegate tasks and projects to ensure that UAT for allocated projects is completed within agreed timelines and to a high level of quality.
  • Define, report and establish test metrics to measure not just product quality, but also health of the testing suite.
  • Own the process of creating metrics to measure and monitor team performance.
  • Coach and mentor team members to increase their skills by using best practices, standards & procedures, and goal setting.

What we offer:

  • Professional development within an international, technology- and people-focused company
  • Cutting-edge technologies
  • Various projects and the possibility of switching between ongoing projects within the company depending on your interests
  • Low-stress environment and predictable workflows
  • A combination of a big company and a startup environment, offering the advantages of both: stability and flexibility
  • Home office/remote work with flexible working hours (no core hours)
  • Small teams where all team members are actively involved in the decision-making process
  • Professional in-house workshops, trainings and individual English course
  • All You Can Move sport pass or Medicover private health insurance, eyewear allowance, monthly team building budget and quarterly company events
  • Free choice of hardware (Mac, Dell, office equipment)
  • We trust each other and expect independence, but don’t micromanage

Job requirements

Skills-Technical

  • Proficient in modern end-to-end testing frameworks, such as Cypress and Playwright.
  • Extensive experience with typed programming languages, notably TypeScript.
  • Deeply technical, and extremely well-versed in quality engineering and the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with continuous integration systems (e.g. GitHub Actions, Jenkins, CircleCI).
  • Containerization and orchestration knowledge (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while understanding that business needs change and projects sometimes get reprioritized.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Skills-Leadership/Other

  • Deep care of team members, and and ability to provide coaching, feedback, and mentorship, to enable their skill development and career growth.
  • Ability to understand skills of team members and delegate tasks and projects accordingly.
  • Strong multinational, Cross-functional team collaboration and communication skills.
  • Ability to take responsibility for self-development, actively seeking feedback and responding accordingly.
  • Strong self-driving force and quick learning ability; excels at being pro-active and taking initiative.

Experience Needed

  • Prior experience building out automation frameworks
  • Previous extensive use of automation tools, specifically Cypress or Playwright
  • Knowledge of Typescript and Javascript and coding fundamentals
  • Prior people management experience
  • Successful in data driven continuous improvement
  • Fluent, confident written and spoken English knowledge
Remote
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

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Remote
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary