QA Automation Engineer

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Job description

We are growing fast and looking for a QA Automation Engineer to join our team.
Do you want to disrupt and change one of the largest and most conservative industries in the world? Do you want to be part of our development department to support our company and help us grow to the next level? And do you want the effects of your work directly being implemented in our online platform? Read more below and apply now for our QA Automation Engineer position!

About Shypple

Shypple makes shipping simple. We offer companies an easy-to-use web-application that acts as a centralized dashboard providing real-time visibility on every aspect of their supply chain. It foresees a variety of booking, planning, delivery and communication possibilities. As a digital service provider we bring ease, accountability and efficiency in the supply chain while lowering hassle, communication and costs. We believe the solution behind disrupting a traditional industry is a perfect combination of a smart developed system and a high-quality customer experience.

Your role as a QA Automation Engineer

As a QA automation engineer, you have a passion for quality and will be on top of the qualitative delivery of the Shypple platform. Our software is being delivered continuously and you will ensure the user experience is always top-notch and covered by automated tests.
In this job, you get a lot of freedom and responsibilities.

You are an experienced tester and automation engineer who will be responsible for defining test scenario’s and developing the automated tests in a scalable way. You are capable of identifying and prioritizing user flows and defining the test scenarios that cover this. To do so, you don’t shy away from discussions with analysts, developers, DevOps engineers and business stakeholders.
We are constantly looking to improve our processes and solution offering to better serve our clients. If you enjoy a learning culture and like to be on the forefront of changing the supply-chain industry, this is the role for you!

What you'll be doing

  • Define- and document test scenarios;
  • Write scalable automated tests and ensure the tests run continuously;
  • Be part of the development process by bringing a testing perspective to refinements and development;
  • Identify potential problems that users might encounter and discuss them with product owners and analysts;
  • Work with the team to determine the right testing approaches and strategy (such as visual regression testing for our common component library, automating API testing, ...)

Job requirements

What you'll bring

  • HBO or Masters degree, preferably in Information Technology;
  • Multiple years of experience in setting up scalable automated tests;
  • Knowledge of test methodologies, testing lifecycle and software development process;
  • Strong capability in creating structure;
  • Experience with the Cypress test automation framework;
  • Experience with TypeScript, JavaScript, CircleCI & Ruby are nice to have;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch is a nice extra;
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible to changing priorities.

You get

  • A great working environment with a team of highflyers who work together for extraordinary success;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Good secondary benefits;
  • The opportunity to be a part of a great adventure where you can grow, develop, and get the best out of yourself, including a yearly budget for personal development;
  • An office in the heart of Rotterdam with a sunny roof terrace.

We’re proud that “The Shypple way” is increasingly creating interest in the national and international press:
Quote, Silicon Canals, M&A and De Ondernemer and that our magnificent growth is also recognized by various nominations: named the winner of the Tech5 country award 2021 as hottest scale-up in the Netherlands.


You can apply by clicking on the ‘’apply’’ button. You will hear from us within one week. If you get selected for the 1st round, we will explain the next steps of our recruitment process.

If you have any questions related to this vacancy, please contact Timo, our Talent Acquisition Specialist, via

Please do not contact us for sales purposes.

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