QA Automation Engineer

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia

Place of work
Košice, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

QA Automation Engineer evaluates tools and technology for test automation most appropriate to the project, writes, design, and executes automated tests by creating scripts that run testing functions automatically, maximizing test coverage of automated tests for the critical features of the system. Enables the transition of testing in various phases of testing process from a manual to an automated approach to minimize the manual test effort. Determines the priority for test scenarios and creates execution plans to implement these scenarios, writes documentation for automated processes including test plans, test procedures, and test cases. QA Automation Engineer does selection and building of test automation frameworks, log and document bugs in the tracking system and setting up Continuous Integration in a CI/CD (continuous integration / continuous delivery) pipeline and oversees the entire development process, which includes software testing, from start to finish. The holder of position makes sure all released products meet company and industry quality standards and supports test team with test automation know-how, stays current on modern processes, established tools, techniques, and technologies and ensures high degree of quality.

• Contribute to the development of a plan to integrate automated tests within the testing process.
• Evaluate tools and technology for test automation most appropriate to the project.
• Create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture.
• Identify quality assurance process bottleneck and suggest actions for improvement
• Design and develop test automation solutions that meet the business needs (integration, functional and non-functional tests).
• Enable the transition of testing from a manual to an automated approach and constantly search for new test automation use cases.
• Write documentation for automated processes including test plans, test procedures, test cases and contribute effectively in technical reviews.
• Create automated solutions for test reporting and metrics collection, write, automate and communicate clear and understandable defect reports.
• Identify key KPIs for product quality
• Maintain automation code quality and test pipeline for CI/CD using various toolsets
• Create automation scripts to integrate into the CI/CD pipeline.
• Mentor and support test designers in test automation related tasks and evaluate their progress in regards to test automation and support test team with automated testing know-how
• Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team being familiar with principles and basic practices of Agile software development.
• Adapt existing test automation experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles.
• Support the Agile team in planning test automation-related activities.
• Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels.

Wage (gross)

1 800 EUR/monthMinimum monthly salary is 1800 € brutto + variable part of salary + other financial benefits. The final basic wage component can be adjusted accordingly to individual skills and experience of selected candidate.

Employee perks, benefits

• Cafeteria - individual benefit
• Trainings and development opportunities
• Discounts at various providers in Košice
• Possibility of Home office
• Pension savings contribution
• Meal vouchers contribution
• Teambuildings
• Extra vacation days
• Young and enthusiastic working environment
• Diversity Program
• Health Weeks
• Sport Activities
• Weekend Events
• Work life Coaching
• Doctors at workplace
• Credit card
• Referral bonus /financial/
• Rotations possibilities

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and German - Intermediate (B1)

Number of years of experience

ICT System Egineering

Personality requirements and skills

IT Technical skills
• ICT Overview - Advanced
• Software QA and Testing Tools - Expert
• Programming - Intermediate
• Software Test Engineering - Expert
• Quality Assurance - Advanced
• Agile Tools - Intermediate
• Agile Methods - Intermediate
• DevOps - Advanced
• Defect Analysis - Advanced
• Test Automation - Expert
• Test Case Design- Expert
• Requirements Analysis - Expert
• Test Implementation - Expert
• Documentation - Advanced
• Agile Development - Advanced
• Automation System Architecture - Intermediate

Soft skills
• Cross- functional Collaboration - Advanced
• Transfer of Knowledge Between Colleagues - Expert


Other skills
• Analytical thinking - Advanced
• Industry Trends Automation know-how - Expert
• Continuous Learning - Advanced
• Problem Solving - Advanced
• Customer Focus - Advanced
• Accuracy and attention to detail - Advanced


Brief description of the company

Deutsche Telekom IT & Telecommunications Slovakia s.r.o. is one of the two legal entities promoted under one brand Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia. Our parent company Deutsche Telekom AG decided to take strategic steps towards structural change, which resulted in the splitting of T-Systems Slovakia into two legal entities, operating, as of July 1, 2020.
Our original brand T-Systems Slovakia has been inextricably linked with Kosice region since January 2006. We proved this the very next year, when we became one of the founding members of Košice IT Valley association.
Over the last decade, we have managed to grow from scratch to being the second largest employer in the eastern part of the country. At the same time, with more than 3,900 employees, we are one of the top fifteen largest employers in Slovakia. Thanks to our highly qualified and motivated employees, we are the company with the fastest growth in added value within the IT industry in Slovakia. Our goal is to proactively find new ways to improve and continuously transform into the type of company providing innovative services.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia
Žriedlová 13
040 01 Košice
ID: 4035643  Datum zveřejnění: 18.2.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 1 800 EUR/month