Senior Mobile Test Automation Engineer

Salary Competitive

At Planday, our vision is to power the global workforce marketplace by connecting people to relevant and meaningful work and to help businesses build an engaged, high-performing, and flexible workforce through our shift-scheduling platform. We’re all about meaningful work for customers, users and employees.

We are growing fast and we are looking for a new colleague to join as a Senior Mobile Test Automation Engineer.

Everyday, our engineers, design, develop, test, release, and measure the Planday product under the Agile philosophy, and in so doing, redefine the interaction between businesses and employees around the world. In this global picture, Planday's Engineering team ensures that our products and services do what we expect, and perform well 24/7.

In this role, you will join an international, highly motivated, cross-functional, and self-driven team that includes developers, designers, and product managers. We trust that you understand how your work contributes to realizing a company vision and that you have a passion for interacting with many different people to achieve a goal.

You will form a key link in our internationally distributed Scrum team of developers, designers, and product managers.

What we expect from you is the following:

  • To have a natural curiosity towards learning new things, and the desire to innovate and grow your own abilities.
  • To drive QA excellence in the mobile teams in collaboration with other product teams; making sure we test appropriately towards all QA parameters.
  • Taking complex business problems and converting them into simple, clean, automated test scenarios.
  • Improving our test approach and pushing the bar for how we want to test in the future.
  • Help to coach and educate developers on how we do Quality Assurance.
  • Take part in our Hackathons, growth hacking events, and a ton of other social events that make Planday stand out as a people-focused company


As our ideal Senior Mobile Test Automation Engineer, you are accustomed to an agile work environment and comfortable in a communicative interface role within our organization. You will need to rely on your ability to switch contexts effectively and reach pragmatic solutions through quick decision-making.

If you find yourself in the points below, great - we’re excited to hear more from you!

  • Knowledge of automated & manual testing techniques including smoke testing, regression testing, API testing, etc.
  • Around 5 years of full-time test automation development experience for native mobile apps (iOS & Android)
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-hosted mobile automation testing platforms (eg. SauceLabs, Browserstack)
  • Experience testing REST APIs using JavaScript
  • Solid knowledge of the automation testing principles and the Page Object Model design pattern
  • Experience using version control systems (Git, BitBucket)
  • Knowledge of release pipelines and how CI/CD works
  • In-depth knowledge of Appium and related tools for native mobile apps testing
  • Able to design and implement an architecture for mobile test automation
  • General Selenium and Webdriver experience at the frameworks level (eg. NightwatchJS, PlaywrightJS, Cypress, etc.)

It is a plus if you have knowledge & experience using the following:

  • WebdriverIO with Appium in JavaScript
  • BitRise
  • xCode, Android Studio
  • Kotlin, Java, Swift/SwiftUI, Objective C
  • Jira
  • xRay
  • TeamCity
  • Docker, Kubernetes


At Planday, we offer you:

  • Benefits like pension, health insurance, inclusive support for new parents, and generous vacation
  • Growth and progression opportunities – we want you to grow with us
  • Flexible remote work
  • Strong social culture with lots of team and company activities
  • Meaningful work – everyone at Planday contributes to improving the lives of shift workers around the globe
  • Healthy work-life balance and autonomous approach to work. We trust in you and your abilities.
  • The opportunity to join Planday at an exciting time of growth and development

Finally, our offices are not just workplaces, although they are pretty nice and well-located, we have to say! Plandayers are open and welcoming and at Planday, everyone has the freedom and support to show their true self at work.

Our tech stack is cutting edge and our engineering work is supported by dedicated in-house scrum masters and agile evangelists.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at

Planday makes a real impact on the lives of shift-workers and business owners by simplifying administrative processes and communication, freeing up time for what really matters. Central to this is a product-driven mindset and great customer service. As an organisation, we are proud to be ambitious and collaborative and emphasise employee experience. We're all on different journeys - professionally and personally - and we aim for Plandayers to experience their time here as full of support and self-growth.

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