Frontend Engineer (Test Automation)

The Role

Zattoo’s web development team builds apps beyond usual desktop/mobile browsers. They deliver JS applications to a vast range of platforms like Chromecast, Samsung, Panasonic smart TVs and set-top boxes. Some of their focal points are:

  • Performance which matters. Our apps should run smoothly on devices which are 50x times slower than your laptop.
  • Non-trivial user interactions. We are building UIs which could be controlled via remote control, connected smartphones or voice interaction.
  • Complex business logic. Each app could be deployed to a different B2B customer, which results in a different feature set, different UI, different language, different business rules and many more.

At the moment Zattoo web team is responsible for apps on four major Smart TV platforms: Tizen (Samsung), Orsay (Samsung) Web OS (LG) and (VIERA Connect) Panasonic.

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer (f/m/x) passionate about testing who will help us evolve our test automation infrastructure for SmartTVs and increase E2E test coverage for the web big screen application. This is a 1 year limited contract.

What you’ll do

  • Evolve test automation infrastructure (we use Jest, Cypress and Suitest)
  • Increase test coverage for Smart TV platforms
  • Identify patterns requiring manual work, and automate them
  • Optimise our CI/CD pipeline (we use Travis)
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases (we use TestRail)

What you’ll bring

  • 3+ years of JavaScript application development or equivalent experience in automation testing with JavaScript.
  • Deep understanding of how the web works
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of QA processes, tools and methodologies
  • Bonus: experience with Cypress or Suitest
  • Bonus: Experience with React, Redux, TypeScript, ECMAScript 6, webpack, Node.js

Here’s what we offer you

  • Highly motivated, growing, diverse team made up of 33 different nationalities
  • Flexible work schedules and options to work from home
  • Flat hierarchies and open door policy
  • Competitive compensation and vacation entitlement
  • Social events ranging from company lunches and after work drinks to annual off site company events
  • Free yoga classes, German language classes and health checks
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The Product Team

At the heart of Zattoo’s organisation there is a group of people who are extremely passionate about TV Products and Technology. This diverse group of engineers, product managers, designers, SRE, network, QA and support specialists cover a large area of expertise and are building our vision of the streaming age TV platform. We value high quality, user oriented and sustainable work and strive to be at the forefront of technology and collaboration.

We encourage everybody to express their ideas and give autonomy and focus to independent teams. Our dream is to let people watch their favorite TV content in the simplest and most comfortable way. We see our strength in disrupting traditional broadcasting technology while collaborating closely with the great companies that produce this content.

We are Zattoo

Zattoo enables our users to view indiscriminately and we reflect that in our team too. Regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law we encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunities employer, join us and help build a diverse team dedicated to revolutionising the way you watch TV.

You can learn more about us at:

With dozens of B2B customers and millions of TV users, ZATTOO is a globally successful TV as a service platform. ZATTOO is already a leader in the European market and it entered the market in the USA in 2017. In 2018, ZATTOO opened an office in Singapore to manage its expansion into the Asia-Pacific region. ZATTOO provides fully hosted and managed IPTV, OTT, TV Everywhere and Hybrid TV Services for network operators and media companies. The company focuses on providing a White Label Product with state-of-the-art applications for all the relevant devices - from set-top boxes and streaming devices like Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV to mobile platforms like iOS, Android or Windows 10.

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