Test Automation Engineer (3rd Party Applications)

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design


  • Berlin


  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level


  • Zalando SE


The mission of Zalando’s Corporate Technology is to provide best-in-class solutions enabling all employees and business units to work efficiently. Corporate Technology delivers the foundation for the entire Zalando Group, providing the benefits of scale to units large and small, backed up by a true service mindset.

We, the team Improvement and Quality Assurance Services are the experts on software quality for integration of software applications, which Zalando buys from external vendors. We help internal teams and projects with planning, organizing, and execution of test activities in order to ensure a high quality of project deliveries and, finally, smooth operations of our business processes.

As a test automation engineer you will design, implement, document, execute and maintain automated tests for a diverse range of third party application including testing on frontends and interfaces.


  • You can demonstrate 4+ years of experience in test automation
  • You are familiar with test techniques (ideally you have an ISTQB Test Certification) and you already applied those in previous projects
  • You are proficient in using test automation tools (e.g. Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber) and have excellent coding skills (e.g. Java, Javascript, Python, Ruby)
  • You have designed and successfully implemented a test automation framework
  • You are familiar and know how to work with JIRA, test management tools and you have good knowledge of SQL and Unix
  • You have excellent analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • You are a team player with strong collaboration and communication skills who knows how to convince stakeholders
  • You are motivated, goal oriented, eager to learn quickly and willing to work in a continuously changing work environment
  • You are proficient in English (written and spoken). German language skills are a plus


  • Define and maintain the test automation architecture
  • Verify and assess the test approach (with focus on automation) for our third party applications
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems
  • Review functional requirements and technical specifications
  • Design and implement automated test scripts
  • Ensure timely execution of automated tests
  • Maintain and continuously enhance automated test scripts
  • Ensure bug tracking and reporting
  • Specify and verify the required test environment configurations
  • Occasionally support your team colleagues in manual testing activities


Culture of trust and empowerment, open source commitment, meetups, game nights, +70 internal technical and fun guilds, tech talks, product demos, CoderDojos, parties & events.

Perks including Competitive salary, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, public transport discounts, relocation assistance for internationals, free drinks & fruits.

Development of your own Tour of Mastery, extensive onboarding, personal branding support, opportunity to attend and speak at conferences.

Work Environment of self-organized, autonomous teams and flexible working hours.

Want to join us? Then go ahead and apply!

If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Katarzyna Nowicka.


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