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Our Story

At Wooga, we are very proud of the diverse, creative and friendly environment we have established and we believe you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry. Each of our Woogas plays an important role in our success as a company and in shaping our culture. We really value our razor-sharp focus on story-driven casual games, excellent craftsmanship, and the truly collaborative way of working. We create joyful experiences that awaken our players’ desire to see what happens next. Based in the heart of Berlin, with over 250 employees from around the world, we work together to create high-quality casual games with engaging stories at the core of the experience.

For our newly formed QA Engineering Department, we are looking for an experienced (Senior) QA Automation Engineer.

In this new department at Wooga, you will be reporting to the Head of QA Engineering. The department's mission is to be ambassadors and champions of software quality, focusing on developing QA craft, strategy, and standard practices.

Day to day, you will work embedded within the Backend Engineering team that is responsible for the shared game backend platform used by all Wooga games. Additionally, you will work on cross team projects with the rest of the QA discipline to share knowledge, define best practices and implement frameworks to continually improve the quality of our products. Leveraging your experience in automated testing, you will ensure our releases go smoothly by keeping bug counts at a minimum and providing performance targets are exceeded.

About the role:

  • You will implement the QA automation strategy, through increased automation test coverage, to continually improve the software quality of our games
  • Your particular focus will be on extending End-to-End and Integration Testing for our backend APIs
  • You will work on defining test strategies for complex features as well as performance and regression testing
  • You will be an active participant in code reviews and participate in the full development cycle
  • You will advocate for automated testing and overall software quality, collaborating closely with development teams and our parent company's QA automation competence center

About you

  • You have several, at least 3 (for Senior 7+) years of experience as a QA Automation Engineer (or similar role)
  • You have a proven track record with automated End-to-End testing of complex backend systems
  • You have strong coding skills and years of experience in multiple programming or scripting languages
  • You have experience with testing in a microservice environment and integrating into CI pipelines
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise to help teams implement the best testing practices
  • You are familiar with several backend test automation frameworks and tools
  • You are familiar with contract testing
  • You have an insatiable curiosity about how complex systems work
  • You are familiar with functional programming and the Elixir ecosystem (ExUnit, Phoenix, Ecto)
  • Experience with CI pipelines driven by TeamCity and Docker will be considered as a plus
  • You are passionate for games and have a demonstrable understanding of the mobile game industry and gaming trends.

Our promise

  • Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts working on crafting the world’s best games.
  • Located in Europe’s most creative city with low cost of living and high quality of life. We offer a generous relocation package and home search support if you are not already located in Berlin. Did we mention that we also cooperate with Kindergartens?
  • Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meet-ups, talks, brown bag lunches, internal trainings, workshops and many others.
  • Participate in the company’s success - we offer a quarterly bonus scheme!
  • Did you know that German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other.
  • As much coffee, drinks, cereals and fruits as you can handle.
  • Choose your own equipment and be set up for success! We got your back!

At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.

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