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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
Contract type: Full-time 


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 Profile

Purpose of the Position

Test developer is part of SW Testing team and is responsible for testing of software for embedded devices monitoring and controlling industrial processes.

Main Tasks

  • 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 and use cases

  • Create and perform automated and manual tests

  • Establish and maintain the test environment

  • 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.)

  • Reports test results to the Test Manager informed of depth / coverage of testing (for Quality Assurance purposes)

  • Provides feedback on quality and consistency of requirements and specifications (testability of requirements, usability of user interface, more accurate effort estimations, etc.)

  • Assists Product Owner to solve business issues related to testing

  • Create Robot Framework test automations for data processing

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 – home office 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 5 EUR
  • 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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