QA Automation Engineer // Planet Labs Germany GmbH


  • Develop and integrate test suites for web applications, services and APIs together with the engineering team.
  • Work with stakeholders to identify, prioritize and document new areas for automation.
  • Work with the engineering team to set up and maintain server-side infrastructure and CI configuration.
  • Report and track issues found.
  • Perform load testing and results analysis.
  • Perform exploratory testing on customer facing web applications

The Must-Haves:

  • Proven proficiency in Python for creating and maintaining the automated test suites. Knowledge and experience in Javascript is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of concepts and tools for automated testing for web and mobile platforms (Selenium / Page Object design pattern / pytest).
  • Good scripting skills with Bash and ability to demonstrate knowledge of Linux.
  • Solid knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment concepts and tools (preferably Gitlab)
  • Experience in using tools such as Jira, Git and Docker is desirable.
  • Strong problem solving skills, with the ability to dig deep and find the root cause of reported problems.
  • Being proactive and self-driven is key to be successful in this role.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

The Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience in effectively collaborating with globally dispersed engineering and product teams.
  • Solid Knowledge and experience in Kubernetes.
  • Track record of working in an agile software development environment.
  • Familiarity with geo-spatial data, satellite imagery and remote sensing is a plus.


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