QA Lead

Job description

As a profitable, global and rapidly expanding SaaS start-up from Berlin, Sellics is revolutionizing commerce on the world’s biggest online marketplace: Amazon.

We have developed an All-in-One solution for sellers and vendors, including everything they need to be successful on Amazon. Our integrated toolbox offers features for all aspects of business: Amazon SEO, Profit Analysis, PPC Campaign Management, Product Research, Review and Inventory Management and Competitor Tracking. And with more exciting features to be added in the future, we continue to shape this fast-growing industry with cutting edge software innovation.

As a bootstrapped company, Sellics values ownership and agility. As such, we are able to listen to customers and incorporate their feedback, and also pay close attention to the well-being of our employees. As a result, staff members not only enjoy working with us, but are actively involved in the development and success of the company.

We are looking for a QA Lead who will improve the perceived product quality of Sellics' major products. The QA Lead will be regularly communicating with Backend / Frontend developers and PM's about quality issues, performing manual tests and when needed, writing automation tests.

You will

  • Make sure to have a functioning, motivated team of QA Engineers and testers and establish processes that make product development more efficient, quality-oriented and drive significant value to Sellics customers
  • Hire and structure the QA team (5 people)
  • Own the product quality and get all the resources that you need to achieve good results
  • Create a structured incident- and bug-prioritization framework and implement it in the teams (Understand business impact of defects on the company and keep Customer Support, CS, Product and Tech in sync about bug prio, status and processes)
  • Develop and drive QA test strategy for our product & engineering agile processes
  • Build a healthy portion of QA automation and embed it into the product development process 
  • Perform tests on your own as well for 6-9 months, if necessary 
  • Be leading a team where people are taking ownership: they need a leader who will coach and develop them and get the most out of them. You need to understand what is missing and you will drive for results. You need to be a democratic leader, but take the lead if needed. Leaders at Sellics lead without an ego and are role models in self-reflection for the team!

Job requirements

Your background

  • You have 5+ years experience in manual and automated testing for a software product or service company, preferably on agile projects

  • You have 2+ years of experience in managing a QA team

  • You have production level programming experience in Java or any other language 

  • Experience with these or similar tools is a big plus: Selenium, TestNG, Maven, Jenkins, Jira, Rest APIs / Postman

  • You have excellent analytical skills as measured by your approach towards problem solving

  • You have a proactive and entrepreneurial attitude and a proven ability to take ownership and start initiatives on your own

  • You are process and innovation driven

  • You are ready to leave your comfort zone

  • You show drive and ambition

  • You don’t take things as granted, you are humble

  • You question the status quo

  • You take ownership and execute

Why Sellics?

  • A very well located office in the heart of Berlin Mitte incl. a rooftop terrace with pool
  • Flexible office hours
  • Flat hierarchies with open communication
  • High level of responsibility and space to develop
  • Urban Sports Club membership
  • Self Improvement Grant
  • Free food and drinks, regular team events
  • Participation in our annual company trip – this year, we’ve been to Lisbon!