QA Test Analyst (m/f) // Blinkist

July 6, 2017
Key insights from 2,000+ bestselling nonfiction books, transformed into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes.

This job ad goes out to all the visionaries who want to find a purpose in what they are doing and take accountability.

With Blinkist we’ve created a meaningful product that is growing fast. Our blinks, key insight summaries of the world’s best nonfiction, help more than 2 million people around the globe to keep learning new, exciting things, each and every day.

In 2017, our app received the World Summit Award, granted by the United Nations, in the Learning & Education category.

Why do we need you?

In order to improve our Quality Assurance and help Blinkist grow further, we need someone to satisfy our customers through bug-free and flawless app releases. This is where you come in.

As our QA Test Analyst you will:

  • Write and update test cases
  • Coordinate test cycles with our QA service partner, Applause
  • Support Product Management in verifying acceptance criteria and perform manual functional tests
  • Evaluate and prioritize reported issues
  • Support our Mobile developers in resolving issues
  • Monitor the live performance of our apps
  • Clarify issues with 1st level support
  • Write documentation
  • Support the team with organizational tasks

To do this, we believe you should have:

  • A background in computer science or a related field
  • 2+ years experience in testing mobile apps for iOS and/or Android
  • A structured working style combined with strong analytical skills
  • Worked with developers and speak their language
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Experience in testing web frontends is a plus
  • Knowledge about shell scripts and how to execute them is a plus
  • Worked in a KANBAN or SCRUM environment is a plus

What’s in it for you?

At Blinkist, we offer a fantastic workplace in the heart of Berlin-Neukölln including all the benefits you’d expect – from a personalized perk system to free drinks, fresh fruit, and furious foosball fights, plus the nicest, smartest bunch of coworkers. Add a competitive salary, flexible working hours, and a meaningful product on the rise, and you have a first impression of why Blinkist is a great place to work.

We got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distributed authority among all colleagues. We foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. Not only do we want you to grow into the role of QA Test Analyst, but we want this role to grow with you.

If we’ve captured your interest, apply now and let us know why you are the perfect fit for the job!

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