Senior Software Tester (Budapest)

If you love finding and fixing bugs in programming and coding, you could be our new app tester!

As a software tester at TWC, you’re part of an Agile team working to realise front-end applications for web, mobile, set-top box, Smart TV, media players and game consoles. You are involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment. You’ll conduct automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose. Software testing involves the analysis of software, and systems, to avert risk and prevent software issues.

Your day @TWC

  • you collaborate with the project managers, lead developers during and after the development process of applications, you continuously work on internal tests and validation before delivery to the client
  • using, amongst others, Jira, Slack, Basecamp, Skype, Git and Scrum boards, you communicate with all stakeholders and you keep overview and control over the testing phase of the projects
  • you provide project managers and lead developers with clear explanations on quality assurance cases and Sprint based test results
  • you are provided projects for validation on one of the Smart TV platforms (Samsung Tizen, Lg WebOS Apple TV, Android TV), Set Top Box (Roku, Horizon), Game Console (Xbox One, PS4) and Mobile devices (Android and iOS)

 We are TWC

 We are a tech savvy agency and passionate about groundbreaking video applications. We’ve been enjoying ourselves at the forefront of the OTT and TV Everywhere Industry for over a decade, pioneering in Mobile, Connected TV and other emerging platforms. We partner with clients in media, entertainment and technology to craft amazing consumer experiences all over the world. Our bespoke design and development services are used by the likes of Disney, IBM, HBO, Samsung and many other leading businesses and brands. Founded in 2009 and rooted in digital, you can find our always growing team operating from our offices in Amsterdam, Budapest and Los Angeles.

We offer (amongst other things)

  • a full-time job at our office in Budapest
  • a competitive salary
  • ample career growth opportunities. This means that at some point, the opportunity may arise for you to become Team Lead or Technical Project Manager of the Smart TV Team
  • a beautiful top floor penthouse office in the city centre of Budapest, with office bar and rooftop terrace jacuzzi!
  • opportunities for additional training, participation in internal R&D projects and attending external events/seminars/conferences
  • company laptop
  • an eye on your work life balance
  • a chance to do what you’re good at and become good at what you do
  • after-work drinks, game nights and regular business trips to the Amsterdam head office
  • legendary team excursions to surprise destinations in Europe
  • an open and informal atmosphere in our fantastic offices in Amsterdam and in Budapest
  • and last but not least: great co-worker professionals that make your day

 Our ideal Senior Software Tester has

  • talent, ambition and passion
  • a relevant university-level or other education
  • at least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • manual testing experience
  • nice to have: experience with automated testing tools or Xray
  • persistence and focus
  • good knowledge of and experience with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS
  • some experience with NodeJS / NPM / Grunt would be nice
  • strong communication skills, both spoken and written
  • a good command of the English language in a work setting

Additional tech-info

  • Tech stack: VS Code (or any other JavaScript IDE) / NPM / GIT
  • Processes: Differs per project, builds are mostly done by Webpack and in general deployments are done by Git flow hooks and Jenkins (automated building/deployment scripts)
  • Testing standards / tooling: no specific tooling, on smart tv hardware this is complicated to effectuate

Are you feeling happy yet?

If you’ve got a big smile on your face after reading about working at TWC and you think you’ve got what we’re looking for, then send your CV and short motivation to mintsje@twcapps.com. If you’d like more info or you want to speak to a possible future colleague, let us know and one of our developers or technical project managers will get in touch with you on a no-obligations basis!

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