Senior QA Automation Engineer
Location: Barcelona, Spain Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced


Team Overview

The product organization at Scytl is in charge of designing and developing its core online voting platform. We are busy disrupting the election industry by making voting more accessible, efficient, transparent and secure. We are continuously looking for talented individuals who will share our passion for designing and building great software that powers democracy around the world.

Position Overview

We are looking for a senior QA automation engineer to plan, design, implement, run and report automated tests that will help increase the quality of our mission-critical software used by millions of users.


  • Solid experience in functional, regression and user acceptance testing methodologies.
  • Solid experience in test automation processes and tools (e.g. Selenium, JMeter…) and scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash…).
  • Knowledge of Behavior Driven Development and Test Driven Development principles.
  • Knowledge of performance, load, stress, data interface and data migration tests.
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases, writing and executing queries.
  • Experience testing RESTful APIs.
  • Knowledge of continuous integration tools such as Jenkins.
  • Working experience using QA tools like TestRail, and issue tracking tools like JIRA.
  • 5 years of experience in a software company or department.
  • Excellent English, both spoken and written.
  • University degree, in Computer Sciences or related field.

Extra points for:

  • ISTQB certification.
  • Experience with deployment scripts e.g. Ansible.
  • Experience with container technology e.g. Docker.
  • Working knowledge of Java or another object-oriented programming language.

Personal Qualities

  • Enjoys working both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Great analytical skills, with an enquiring and structured mind.
  • Impeccable work ethic, humble but confident.
  • Highly accountable; disciplined and persistent to get things done.
  • Driven, self-starter; comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Clear, concise communicator.
  • Bias to document and share knowledge.

Company Overview

Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and online voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security, verifiability and transparency standards currently available.

Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry.

Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in more than 42 countries throughout the world over the last 10 years.

Job Highlights

  • Real purpose: powering democracy.
  • Market leading company.
  • Talented team with world-class expertise in cryptography.
  • International working environment.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Great office location in the center of Barcelona.