Test Engineer

Test Automation Engineer


October 12, 2023

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About the role

Are you a technical tester with deep knowledge of test automation and exploratory testing? Are you experienced with static or dynamic-typed object-oriented programming languages? If so, we want to hear from you. We are looking for a skilled individual to join our team at House of Test.
In this role, you can influence your career in all possible directions, grow as a person, and benefit from a fantastic, competent network. You will work on many exciting projects with well-known clients and enjoy the security of being employed in a long-standing and successful organisation. Additionally, you will become part of a communicative culture that encourages you to be yourself. In addition to these benefits, we offer an excellent salary, an exceptional pension plan, insurance coverage, and other perks.
You will work in a lean environment as a team member, collaborating closely with developers and other roles to achieve higher quality and safer processes. We value good communication and cooperation skills and fluency in German (at least level B1/B2) and English.

What we are looking for

You have been gathering experience in test engineering in various industries. You are on a SENIOR level (meaning: You have spent many years working in and thinking about testing). You have deep knowledge of one or several of the following: Python, C#, C, Java, JUnit, Selenium, Playwright, Cypress, HQ, Jenkins, GitLab CI, GitHub Actions, Cucumber, Docker, Kustomize, Helm, Azure, AWS, and others. You can bring technical and context-driven testing as a participating consultant to our customers. You will be helping our clients to do a better job in software testing. You are curious, and you constantly continue to educate yourself.

Apply if you

  1. Have a solid foundation in software engineering and
  2. You have chosen software testing as your career path and
  3. You can demonstrate a career of lifelong learning and
  4. You speak German rather fluently, then

You get extra points and attention if you add a short letter to your application about why you would like to work with The House.


1. You need to have either:

a) Swiss Nationality
b) A passport from an EU/Schengen nation
c) A valid work permit for Switzerland (minimum permit "B")

2. Your German must be at least on level B1/B2

If you don't meet the criteria above, do not apply.

Personal Characteristics

Personal characteristics are also essential to us. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of new challenges, enjoys working in teams with much freedom under responsibility, is curious by nature, and has an open mind. We believe in continuous learning and knowledge sharing and offer inspiring training courses three to four times yearly.


What you get from us:

  • Extremely interesting colleagues
  • Extensive Education Budget
  • Focus on learning and growth
  • Six weeks of paid vacation
  • It is a pretty good salary (actually, people usually find it excellent)
  • Free 1st class travel on all of Switzerland's public transport
  • Excellent insurance and pension plans
  • The highest level of street credibility as a member of The House
  • Cyborg-Friendly Humanist as your boss who sometimes gifts you books he thinks you'd enjoy
  • Growth-focused permanent feedback
  • NO "Management by Objectives" bullshit
  • NO yearly "SMART" goal-setting pseudo-science
  • NO "year-end appraisal" kindergarten idiocy

If this is the opportunity you've been waiting for, please apply today. We are currently accepting applications and conducting ongoing selection. We are seeking the right people, not titles or specific roles.