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Test Developer

Place of work: Bratislava 
Start date: upon agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: from €2.200,00 gross
Contract type:  


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.

Job description

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.

Purpose of the Position

  • Testing of high-tech embedded device software for industrial process monitoring and control
  • Development and maintenance of test automation infrastructure
  • Verification of data acquisition functionality

Main Tasks

  • Consult Product Owner to address business issues related to testing
  • Provide feedback on quality and consistency of requirements and specifications (testability of      requirements, usability of user interface, more accurate effort estimations, etc.)
  • 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.)
  • Define test cases based on requirements and use cases
  • Design and implement regression test scripts 
  • Create and perform automated and manual tests
  • Maintain traceability of tests to requirements
  • Report defects and retest the bug fixes
  • Specify infrastructure needed for testing
  • Setup and maintain the test automation infrastructure (SW and HW)
  • Create and maintain Python and Robot Framework libraries for test automation
  • Ensure that developed product 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.)
  • Report test results to stakeholders regarding depth and overall coverage of testing
  • Setup and maintain continuous integration pipeline


Must have

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 4+ years of experience in relevant field
  • Knowledge about test methods, strategies and processes
  • Familiarity with test automation tools (Robot Framework preferred)
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash)
  • Analytical and systematic working style
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Affinity to work in an international environment

Nice to have

  • ISTQB certification or similar
  • Experience with data acquisition equipment
  • Experience in testing user interfaces 
  • Basic knowledge in analog and digital circuit technology
  • Experience with agile development methods
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Experience with containerization techniques (e.g. Docker)
  • Experience with ticketing systems (e.g. Jira)


  • Personal responsibility / self-reliance
  • Ability to learn and accept change/flexibility
  • Ability to communicate / interpersonal skills
  • Capacity for teamwork

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

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