Automation Test QA Engineer

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Are you interested in using your Automation Test development & QA skills for something that has a real impact? Develop automation suites & testing systems for a complex system with modern tooling? Be a part of redesigning how B2B E-commerce and Marketplaces work? If so, then we want to learn more about you! 

Droppe is an online wholesale marketplace that helps industrial buyers bulk order from Europe’s top MRO equipment manufacturers. At Droppe, we are bringing leading industrial brands to one place, unlocking access to direct bulk orders, and ultimately, getting European wholesale more connected.

Since 2020, Droppe has served 1000+ industrial buyers across Europe and scaled to over 150+ industry leading MRO brands.

As a Automation Test Engineer, you will be working together with the development team and our Principal QA Engineer on test automation development-related tasks. The goals of this position is to move us towards faster release cycles, scale the efforts of our manual QA for faster QA checks, and cover the basis on our complex 2-sided marketplace with auxiliary customer-facing products as well as internal tools. You should be passionate about building robust test suites spanning interfaces, integrations, analytics, databases, ETL pipelines, and auxiliary applications.

We are seeking a self-starter that:

  • Is energetic; empathic and cares about intuitive user interfaces and user experience and doesn't compromise on quality

  • Result-driven & resilient; ability to excel in a rapidly changing environment and keep track of and understand complex systems

  • Good listener. The ability to understand the needs and reasons of different stakeholders—and structure own work proactively accordingly

  • Fast-learner. Ability to pick up new tooling as well as understand the other aspects of Droppe’s operations & core business

  • Enjoy fast-paced teams where the initiative and accountability do generate results every day

  • Loves to develop with modern tooling, automate things, challenge the status-quo & continuously improve processes

Required skills & proof of success:

  • Exceptionally strong experience with end-to-end (E2E) testing and unit testing, backend integration testing, backend unit testing

  • Interest & background in visual regression testing and building metrics for non-functional defects

  • Some prior experience in more holistic testing of SEO regressions, and testing GA4 / GTM related data layer interactions in an automated fashion

  • Has some experience in Typescript, PHP/Laravel

  • Deeper understanding of React and especially NextJS with its different underlying structures such as SSG & SSR is considered a strong plus

  • Solid knowledge of relational databases and database design, ETL pipeline exposure is considered a plus

  • Experience with consuming RESTful or GraphQl APIs

  • Proficient at Git (we use Git Flow with GitHub)

  • Minimum 2 years in writing automation tests in the areas outlined above

Our stack consists of Docker, headless Laravel based backend, and PostgreSQL. Next.js, Typescript, Less & Jest for frontend. We’re running on AWS & deployments are automated with CircleCI. And use Cypress for E2E testing. For data we use fivetran, DBT and BigQuery.

What we offer:

  • Modern tooling & peer-learning on full-stack & DevOps development

  • Full transparency into how a marketplace company & B2B sales organization is run, how software development can support B2B commerce directly, and see how fast a young startup can move in a traditional industry

  • Competitive salary & optional equity

  • Mission-driven and unrivaled environment for driven personalities

  • Caring meritocracy to support high performance

  • Steep learning curve in software development and significant personal growth

  • Flexible work hours and location (remote)

The position will report to Shaheer (Principal QA Engineer) and indirectly to Henrik (Co-founder, Tech & Growth) and will be a part of the Scrum Dev team. 

To apply to the Droppe team, please send a brief introduction, a link to your Linkedin profile, and a link to your portfolio and/or Github. 

We enthusiastically look forward to hearing from you!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

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Equity package
Equity package

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Skill development
Skill development

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Free coffee / tea

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Europe’s B2B distribution industry is a hidden, massive €200 billion market that lets production businesses and services maintain high-quality and safe operations with packaging, safety, and work equipment. Yet, it is fragmented and one of the few remaining industries that software has not touched. At Droppe, we are empowering businesses to source, order, and control the essential products the world relies on by unleashing the power of software and data for product distribution. We are a fast-growing distribution platform, backed by the leading investors in Europe. Join our team to be at the forefront of bringing B2B distribution into the digital era, where our software not only improves operations and reduces costs, but also empowers people in all aspects of their business. Our people make all the difference in our growth journey. Today, we are a European hybrid team comprising more than 20 individuals with offices in Helsinki and Cologne city centers. Our main objective is to create opportunities for our team members to explore, learn, and grow every day – all while thinking big and celebrating the differences that make us who we are and the work we do.

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