Junior Quality Assurance Tester for Global Parking App (Stockholm, SE)

EasyPark

Our challenge!

Would you love to make small moments of magic possible by making urban live easer? Would the get inspired by the chance to help Frida make that crucial business meeting, or make sure that Johan has the chance to see his daughters first x-mas show? Would you like to do that though your love for leading teams and app development?

Then you should join us on our journey!

At EasyPark, we love cities. We love them for work, for play and everything in between. That’s why our mission is to make life in cities that much easier – by taking care of the parking. We make sure you never miss a beat by making it quicker and easier to find, pay, administer, operate and plan parking.

Our vision is clear - “Make cities more livable!”

Who are you?

We don’t know you yet, but here are some of the things we think you might recognize yourself in.

  • You think the marks of a strong leader is to create an environment of no prestige, where collaboration and focus on the solution is primary. That leads though inspiration and coaching, helping team and individuals grow though challenge and care. You believe a key to alignment is to understand first and then seek to be understood.
  • You love app development, but are also intrigued by things like coaching, scrum and leadership. Therefore, you have decided to explore the path of leadership more and more
  • You believe the best app teams are self-organized and consisting of individuals who all are driven by the same mission. You feel just as home developing the latest feature as leading and facilitating a discussion on how to collaborate better with UX/UI during the sprint.
  • You think the best apps are created in collaboration. With customers, stakeholders, UI/UX, backend systems and PO. But always with the customer/user in center. You understand that “if nobody wants what you’re selling, you don’t have a business”. You also know that any development is a balance between reaching market today but also having the technology base to be here tomorrow.
  • You learn by doing, yes sometimes you want to read up and listen to others, but in the end trying, failing, reflecting and trying again is the best way to learn new things in complex environment, that is true for both you, your team members and your team.

Your future together with us!

You will join us as a Junior Quality Assurance Tester based in Stockholm but collaborating with our other development sites. We work with agile teams and your responsibility is to ensure the high quality of the EasyPark app, so it can create magic for our users. Continuously making sure our apps have a solid technical foundation for today and tomorrows millions of users. This can mean leading daily standups in the QA team, sprint planning and coordinating between app and back end teams but also staying on top of what is the latest best practices in app development.

You will work with the app team in collaboration with the PO and other leaders within system development here at EasyPark, both on site in Stockholm and at our other sites in Estonia and Ukraine. Your understanding of app development in combination with agile software development helps you support your team in the best possible way.

EasyPark has a long and successful history working with partners both in Sweden and abroad. This has created a great culture where the difference between being employed or an external partner (consultant) has little impact on day to day business. Here we are all EasyParkers. The team currently consist of mainly consultants; hence no staff responsibility is currently in scope of the role.

Things that will help you succeed at EasyPark

To succeed in this role, we think you are:

  • Thinking customer first, even though app architecture, testability, maintainability and simplicity in implementation is important, you understand that without customers there is no app.
  • Passionate about app developments different aspect. You enjoy helping your team achieve great quality though techniques such as automated testing, deployment pipelines but also the challenge on how to best utilize the latest updates from Apple/Google to build a scalable and easy maintainable app used by millions
  • Mainly leading by following, you except the challenge of a leadership that is based on your ability to coach your team members and inspire them to accept challenges to change and grow when needed. You also feel comfortable with being the coordinator and sometimes driver, helping team and team members reach set goals
  • Prestige-less as a person and leader. It’s always about finding the best solution together by providing an environment where people feel free to express their thoughts and collaborate in the most effective way
  • Familiar with the thinking in Agile and Lean Software development, and how to use different concepts to create an environment where highly effective self-organizing teams can grow and execute

Expected background

We don’t think on size fits all, but here are some of the things we think as you as a candidate might have to be successful in this role here at EasyPark

  • Minimum of 2 year of parking industry experience and in-dept knowledge thereof
  • Academic degree or equivalent relevant working experience
  • Experience with quality management systems in particular ISO
  • Experience in working in a multinational team structure and a matrix organization
  • At least 3 years of experience working with consumer service apps
  • Experience in concepts around automated testing and continuous integration
  • Experience from leading solution and architecture discussion within your team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English. Swedish is not required.

Valued but not mandatory experience

  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Experience with UI/UX work
  • Experience working with distributed teams

Some of the technology and practices we use today

  • Native apps in both iOS (Swift) and Android (Kotlin) respectively
  • Micro Services/Java/AWS (For back end services)
  • JIRA/Bitbucket/Bitrise
  • Scrum/Lean Software Development
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment where applicable

One final thing

EasyPark expects a lot, not in the old-fashioned way, but in expecting your ideas, initiatives, hard work and commitment to contribute towards the common goals of the company. EasyPark is a driven team with big goals, so we seek individuals who are truly passionate about their work and possess the entrepreneurial spirit to overcome challenges and deliver. Being a part of the EasyPark team will, for the right person, be a fruitful and personally enhancing journey.

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