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Test Developer

Place of work: Bratislava 
Start date: upon agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: from €2.400,00 gross
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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

Welcome to Kistler
Kistler develops dynamic measurement technology for industry and science. We work on projects that create complex measuring solutions for a demanding world. Our origins began in electronics and since that time we have expanded to develop complex solutions for the automotive, aviation, aerospace and healthcare sectors. True to our Swiss origins we live by high quality, reliability, and strong attention to detail. When you join Kistler you join a company with a vision for the future to continually innovate and improve measurement standards worldwide.

About position
You will be implementing automated tests for next generation of production monitoring device together with team of 15-20 multi-skilled professionals. Your main area of responsibility will be to design and maintain automated tests in line with product functional and non-functional requirements and to perform exploratory testing on newly implemented features.

Technologies used on project: Robot Framework, Python, Docker, Jira, Jenkins, TIA portal, Zabbix

How your normal day could look like
You will start your day in the office or at home with daily stand-up meeting to align with the rest of the team on the latest news and current activities.
Then you will check the results from nightly test automation execution runs and report defects into Jira. After that you will dive into designing and implementing of automated tests to cover newly implemented features and continuously improve existing test coverage. You can also unleash your creativity by improving testing infrastructure with additional HW and SW tools to make our life easier. Wrap up your day with badminton with colleagues or discussion about new ideas, technologies or just hobbies. 

What we expect from you

Must have

  • Familiarity with test automation tools (Robot Framework preferred)
  • Knowledge about test methods, strategies and processes
  • Experience in SW development or testing 4+ years
  • Experience with programing language (e.g. Python)
  • Experience with source code management tools (e.g. Git)
  • Analytical and systematic working style
  • Good communication skills in English (written and spoken)

Nice to have

  • Experience with agile development methods
  • ISTQB certification
  • Experience with Jira
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience with PLC and TIA portal
  • Basic knowledge in analog/digital circuit technology

What you can expect from us

The way we work

  • Hybrid working model – up to 60% a week (based on the agreement with your team lead). We trust that you know how to organize your time to stay productive
  • Regular performance review and career growth possibilities

Health & Well-being

  • Electric stand-up desk and ergonomic chair
  • Multisport card – to enjoy sport & wellness
  • Sick leave salary compensation (up to 100%)
  • 25 days of vacation for everybody


  • Compensation of overtimes
  • Compensation of travelling time in case of business trip (extra allowance)
  • Flexible Benefit System – 300eur budget to be spent on services of your choice
  • Attractive referral bonus    
  • Extra contribution in significant life events – weddings and childbirths, rehousing
  • Relocation bonus for employees who are moving because of Kistler (over 100 km)

Career & Development

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

Social life

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

Extra benefits

  • Special offers and discounts (Metro cards, SND etc.)
  • Lunch tickets in amount of 4.30EUR
  • Great coffee, tea, fresh fruit


Information about the selection process
Do you like it so far? Let us know, send us your CV. After receiving and reviewing your CV we will contact you for short telephone pre-screen. Following this, if successful, we will set up meeting with your future team leader and one of our technical specialist for more detailed discussion about your experience and motivation and to answer your questions about company and project itself. The final stage of the hiring process is meeting with head of Kistler Bratislava to get to know you better and align on the personal and position expectations. Our HR colleagues will be informing and guiding you through every step of this process. Good luck. We are looking forward to meeting you.

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