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Software Developer in Test (m/f/d)



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Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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At Bitly, we believe in the power of the link or scan - to start a conversation, build a relationship or grow a business. Our mission is to turn every interaction into a catalyst for connections. It’s what motivates us to help people share, promote and engage everywhere on the Internet. We do this by being relentlessly product-focused, fostering the free-flowing exchange of ideas, and inspiring people around the world to dream up new ways of using Bitly.

The Position
Bitly is looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test to develop, improve and expand product quality and focus on writing & editing automated test code. This position has high visibility and impact across the organization. By utilizing the same standards as a Software Engineer, which allows for repeatable and reliable testing solutions to test a wide functionality of the product in accordance with AC and technical requirements.
Your Challenge
  • Evaluate automation results / maintain scripts to working order
  • Assist in identifying viable test strategies in order to support testing product functionality
  • Develop and apply test design techniques in order to achieve optimal test coverage and ensure functionality meets product needs
  • Understand the Bitly architecture and be able to design comprehensive test plans for new feature development
  • Contribute to delivering quality products as a dedicated QA engineer on a scrum team
  • Contribute to and maintain a suite of manual regression tests, automated UI tests, and automated API tests
  • Determine the root cause of problems discovered in development and reported by users
  • Report to stakeholders on current production quality and what has and hasn't been tested before a feature release
  • Maintain and actively improve our test data service

Your Skills

  • Experience in Scrum or Agile software development methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in JavaScript and/or Node JS
  • Demonstrated experience in test automation using Cypress, WebDriver IO, or Mocha
  • Good knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, test design approaches and processes
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges
  • Experience in building and maintaining API and/ or UI automation suites
  • Ability to troubleshoot continuous integration
  • Experience with Jira, including creating defects/defect reports and stories for test automation
  • Ability to prioritize tests and determine whether they should be considered for automation
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Strong advocate for quality and User Experience
  • An inquisitive mind and continuous curiosity driven towards problem solving

EU Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Stock Options
  • 30 days paid vacation + one week company vacation in summer
  • Flexibility: remote-first (Bielefeld and Berlin offices available) & flexible working hours
  • High standard equipment (laptop. Monitors, keyboards ..)
  • Work from home stipend
  • Wifi / Internet & Cell Phone Stipend
  • Personal Development Budget
  • Fitness Membership at Urban Sports Club
  • Regular onsite & offsite team events
  • Trust based leadership
  • Strong feedback culture
  • Employee focused onboarding experience
  • Company sponsored volunteering opportunities (when it is safe to do so)


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Germany on a full-time basis and located in Germany.


The annual cash compensation range for this position is below. Final compensation will be determined based on experience and skills and may vary from the range listed.
Pay Range
€50.000€66.000 EUR

Our Values

  • Be a Catalyst. As an innovative technology company, we build our products to be a catalyst for connection and encourage our team to be catalysts for meaningful impact both at work and in the world
  • Take Ownership. In our highly collaborative culture, Individual accountability is critical. We depend on each other to solve our customers' most challenging problems and celebrate the wins together
  • Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Our product connects people of all backgrounds and abilities. And our company is built on the belief that our differences make us better and that everyone deserves the opportunity in which to thrive
  • Show Integrity. We don’t cut corners. We don’t look for the easy way out. We approach every day with a shared mindset - let’s do the right thing, even if it’s the harder thing
  • Have Fun. Whether your time is here is as short as a Bitly link or as long as the links your grandma sends you, we want your experience at Bitly to be fun and memorable. We hope the connections you make here last a lifetime
In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Bitly also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Bitly.

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