QA Engineer

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! Location? You decide!

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

Our Birds choose where they work from in the region we’re hiring in — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely so long as it’s within a complementary timezone.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get s**t done”. We expand our flock without geographical restrictions. This allows us to attract and assemble an industry leading team from a huge variety of backgrounds & cultures,  making us more nimble, creative, and efficient!

QA Engineer | Remotely from EMEA

As a QA Test Automation Engineer at MessageBird, you will be responsible for helping us to improve our software development processes and preventing defects to reach production and consequently our customers. You work closely with our Product development teams, supporting them to define and execute testing strategies for current and new products. And you focus on automated end-to-end quality assurance of the products & services. 

Our Product Engineering teams have the freedom and authority to create impactful products to empower both our internal and external customers. We use an agile development methodology, meaning we deploy code multiple times per day while ensuring our applications are rigorously tested and statically analyzed.

Who you are

You are a smart & ambitious, creative Engineer with an innovative mindset and a data-driven approach to your work. Alongside this, you are an effective communicator that is able to convey your ideas clearly and concisely to multiple audiences and keen to mentor other Engineers across the team. 

What you’ll do

  • Enable product and engineering team to include, in a consistent manner, quality in early stages of the software development flow;
  • Support product and engineering team to define and run tests at all levels, and provide them with test coverage insights with clear and actionable reports; 
  • Define, implement and maintain a reliable testing infrastructure to ensure efficient and stable continuous integration pipelines, maximizing teams productivity and customers satisfaction

What you’ll bring

  • At least 3 years of relevant software development experience. Experience in programming Go is a bonus
  • Strong experience with all different levels of testing, including Unit Test, Integration and end-to-end tests
  • Experienced in the specification and development of test cases in relevant frameworks
  • Hands-on attitude, supporting team looking under the hood to find the best strategies to test their systems
  • Eagle-eyed, detail oriented, with an ability to solve problems and identify issues both visually and through various methodologies
  • Open to learning and experimenting (a lot!)

What you’ll learn

  • Working at a vast scale (billions of events each day) for a hyper-growth product-focused Group of companies
  • Being productive and making impact in a fast moving company 
  • Exposure to, and experience with: Go, containerisation and event driven architectures


What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we operate across 10 international hubs and we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 700 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. You can learn more about our story and life as a Bird via #messagebird.

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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