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Senior QA Engineer

We're looking for a Senior QA Engineer who will take ownership of automated testing of our core applications. If this is you, we have an amazing opportunity for you: accelerate the development process and the way we release at Scribbr.

Full-time · Amsterdam

Your mission

At Scribbr, we are scaling and professionalising our engineering department and engineering culture. We are making our software more maintainable and moving our entire infrastructure to a scalable cloud solution. However, we are still manually deploying and testing our code in a staging environment.

As a Senior QA engineer, you will help us create a better CI/CD flow with automated tests and processes. Improve the test suites we already have, and introduce new and better ones.

With your help, we can become an even more performant engineering department. Increasing our time to production and efficiency, and building amazing things together!

Your main responsibilities as a Senior QA engineer are:

  • Ensuring stable and frequent releases
  • Improving the quality of our software by automating test suites
  • Driving the testing culture among fellow engineers

Our back-end tech stack: PHP 7.2, Symfony 4/5, Doctrine, MySQL 8, Redis, RabbitMQ, PHPUnit.

Our front-end tech stack: Vue.js, Storybook, JS, Twig, HTML and CSS

Other tech & tools: AWS, JSON:API, Postman, Docker, GitHub, CircleCi, Sentry, Scrutinizer, Cypress

What are we looking for?

  • 4+ years of experience in automated and manual testing
  • You have experience building fully featured automated test suites using industry standard tooling
  • You know your way around command line tools
  • You understand test scripting at all levels (unit, component, integration, E2E)
  • You have experience implementing testing pipelines in CI/CD tools such as GitHub Actions or Circle CI

  • Eager to learn from others, keep up with rapid changes in the tech world and grow professionally
  • Good communicator, team player

You can work 100% remotely or from our HQ in Amsterdam, where you will have the flexibility to work from home as well. If you want to work 100% remotely, you need to be in or close to the Central European Time Zone to ensure easy collaboration with team members.

What we offer you

💵 €60k - €74k a year (including holiday allowance)

📚 A yearly personal development budget of €500 for fixed contracts

💰 Annual bonus scheme after your first (fixed) contract

🥂 Weekly team gatherings and monthly (hybrid) team events

💯The chance to be part of a leading and trusted EdTech company

💻 The flexibility to work from home, including a monthly working from home allowance

🌴 A minimum of 33 days paid time off (including public holidays and a day off on your birthday)

🔃 Swap public holidays. If you don't celebrate Christmas, swap this day for a different holiday!

⏱ Flexible working hours

💯The chance to be part of a leading and trusted EdTech company

📈 A growing, diverse, and international team of 18 different nationalities

💖 Free consultations at OpenUp

🌎 A hybrid and remote-friendly culture, you can work from anywhere

🚍 Travel allowance: NS business card or kilometre allowance of €0.21/km 

🏋️‍♀️ Discount and extra credits on a ClassPass monthly subscription

Who are we?

Founded in 2012 by two ambitious students, Scribbr started as a Proofreading & Editing company with only one editor. The company is built around the belief that all students deserve guidance as they learn how to communicate effectively and put their ideas on paper.

Today, our team of more than 700 editors, citation and layout experts worldwide guides students on their journey to become better academic writers, through a combination of personal coaching, innovative tools, and inspiration.

We’re proud to be a trusted brand in EdTech by offering electronic tools like the Plagiarism Checker, Citation Generator, Citation Checker and a public Knowledge Base, which is used by millions of students and educators every year.

Will you join us on our mission to guide students on their journey to become better academic writers? 

Meet your team


Head of Engineering


Staff Engineer


QA/QC Officer


Senior Engineer

Do you want to join our team as our new QA Engineer? Then we'd love to hear about you!