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Senior SW Engineer in Test

Place of work: Bratislava 
Start date: upon agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: from €2.300,00 gross
Employment : Full-time 

Contract type: unlimited


The Kistler Group is a Swiss high-tech company and the global market leader in dynamic measurement technology.


We develop and supply sensors, electronics and software backed up by a full range of services. In Bratislava we develop software for the next generation of IoT devices. Our software helps customers to manufacture higher quality products, to develop cleaner cars and to reduce congestions on the highways. Behind our success stand our passion for technology, our focus on innovation and a work environment that promotes teamwork. You can help us develop vehicles that people can trust and create measurement systems that save lives. Come shape a better future with us.

The salary in the job add is a minimal guaranteed base salary and can be higher -  depending on the skills, level, education,  professional experience, technological know-how.


We are looking for a Senior SW Engineer in Test who will drive the testing activities within SW development team dedicated for innovative platform used for distributed measurements deployed in cloud (having microservice architecture).
Your responsibilities:

  • Ensure the effective implementation of tests and testing strategies in collaboration with Product Owner and other technical roles (e.g. test developers, software developers, product managers etc.)
  • Design test cases based on requirements (features, user stories, NFR-s)
  • Create and perform automated and manual tests
  • Establish and maintain the test environment
  • Act as a Coach and Mentor to others
  • Maintain traceability of tests to requirements
  • Report defects and retest the bug fixes
  • Helps to ensure that developed project adheres to non-functional requirements by executing tests targeted to these business values (stability, performance, error handling, etc.)
  • Create documentation required by Corporate Guidelines for testing (test plan, test report, etc.)
  • Provide feedback on quality and consistency of requirements and specifications (testability of requirements, usability of user interface, more accurate effort estimations, etc.)
  • Investigate defects, perform root cause analysis and ensure that post-mortems are systematically documented and acted upon
  • Maintain Continuous integration pipelines to ensure that deployments meet non-functional requirements (e.g. stability, performance, error handling, ..)
  • Report test results to the Product Owner regarding depth and overall coverage of testing
  • Create and maintain libraries for test automation
  • Assists Product Owner to solve business issues related to testing
  • Evaluation and setup of Configuration management

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization
Information technology, SW Development

Language skills
English - Upper intermediate (B2) 

Other skills 

C# - advanced

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Must have

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Informatics
  • 4+ years of experience C# and .NET framework
  • 3+ years of experience in test automation
  • Experience with test methods, test strategies and processes
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)


Nice to have

  • Experience in testing cloud services
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Jira
  • Experience with Scrum or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Experience with CI tools (e.g. Gitlab, Jenkins)
  • Robot Framework
  • Python
  • ISTQB Foundation Level certification


Personality requirements: 

  • Very good communications and facilitation skills
  • Affinity to work in an international environment
  • Service oriented mindset
  • Customer oriented attitude
  • Quality oriented
  • Readiness to help and teach
  • Team player

Employee perks and benefits


  • English & German language courses, Library, Online Educational Portals
  • Technology “sharing” groups, Coding Day
  • Budget for education, certificates, trainings - 500 EUR/year 


Bonuses & Compensation 

  • Budget for sport, culture and wellness activities of your choice - 300 EUR/year
  • Compensation of overtimes and travelling time in case of business trip 
  • Relocation bonus for employees who are moving because of Kistler (> 100 km)
  • Referral bonus for employees who bring new colleague
  • Home office and paid days-off (baby born, wedding, moving, etc.)
  • Special offers and discounts (Metro cards, SND etc.)
  • Fully covered lunch vouchers 4.30 EUR 
  • 25 days of vacation for everybody



  • Electric stand-up desk and ergonomic chair
  • Multisport card 
  • Yoga classes in the office
  • Pull-Up bars in premises
  • Free fruit, Tea, Coffee 


Team Spirit

  • Team-buildings, Company breakfast, Christmas Party, Grill Party, etc. 
  • Family/Kid’s day 
  • Football table and board games in the office

Information about the selection process

Due to current situation, interviews will be held online. 

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