Senior Quality Assurance Lead

Are you passionate about software development? Do you believe in making a difference? We have a challenging role within our highly skilled team! Then come work for the number one online travel agency of the Benelux: Otravo.

Otravo stands for Online Travel Organization and is market leader in the Benelux and Scandinavia of (online) air travel sales. Otravo is the parent company of several well-known travel brands like,,,, Flygstolen, Tripmonster and De Vakantiediscounter. Every day over a 100.000 visitors are welcomed to our websites and since 1983 millions of people have traveled through our brands.

What are you going to do?

You will be working in one of our scrum self managing feature teams in our office in Amsterdam.

As all of our teams are self managing you will be involved together with your team mates in making technical choices that will shape the future of our company. Of course with great power come great responsibilities so you should ensure high quality code and testing that proves the functionalities are working correctly for our customers.

Last but not least our platform is undergoing currently big functional and technical transformation of the strategic importance and your mission will be to make it happen as a team member.

Your responsibilities will include

Because we build all our systems in-house with our own integrated development teams, we could really use your knowledge and skills, helping us leverage technologies such as

  • Apache Spark, for distributed data processing
  • Clojure and ClojureScript/React.js, for powering our website
  • Scala, Akka, and Play for a scalable stateless REST back-end
  • Kafka and Solr, for our data management platform
  • A/B experiments, for sensible decision making

You will be pairing to write lots of (clean) code that goes to production continuously and will be spending ± 10% on private projects to find the next big thing

You are expected to:

  • Mentor and help others with regards to our quality assurance processes
  • Help implement and maintain our staging smoke test suit
  • Research or create tools and frameworks for a high quality, low maintenance QA infrastructure
  • Contribute and help maintain our continuous delivery and deployment strategy
  • Develop and maintain automated tests together with other developers
  • Manual testing fixes where automation is not possible

Skills And Qualifications

  • You are a seasoned QA developer (5+ years) and have solid experience with one of the technologies we use.
  • You have a passion for learning and sharing your knowledge.
  • We consider it a plus if you have experience with: Selenium and other web testing frameworks
  • Experience testing around functional codebases (Scala / Clojure)
  • Experience with Scalacheck / QuickCheck / Property based testing
  • Testing micro-services architectures
  • Experience with Jenkins or any other CI/CD tooling
  • AWS, Docker or OpenStack.

What do we offer?

  • We are small company with good financial backgrounds which means you will get stability as in big corporations but flexibility, short decision making and degree of freedom typical to the lean startups
  • Your thoughts and experience will shape our platform as our teams are leading in making technical decisions
  • Every second Friday you are allowed to work on your private project or learn the technology you want – and guess what we will pay for that day too! The only one thing you should do is present to others from time to time what you have done
  • A friendly atmosphere with committed people and place which supports exchange of ideas
  • A learning place so you will choose trainings and gatherings you want to attend plus you may use of accounts in video trainings and buy books you want to read and improve your skills
  • 24 paid holidays and 6 ATV days
  • Discount on your holiday trips
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing, 30% tax ruling)
  • Free use of company gym



Is this the job for you? Respond quickly to this vacancy! We would like to receive your motivation and CV via the application button below. Do you have questions about this vacancy? Then contact our Recruiter Charlotte Bouma

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