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Senior Software Test Engineer




Kosice, Slovakia

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other.  We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Who is CATERPILLAR? What do we do?

Big machines require big thinking. Are you looking for your next big challenge?

We are the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the latest technologies to build industry leading digital solutions for our customers and dealers. With over one million connected assets worldwide, our teams use data, technology, advanced analytics, telematics, and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better world.

Working with a Fortune 100 leader, you can build your career on a global scale and take advantage of development opportunities with emerging technologies. We’ve created an inclusive environment for you to explore your passions, make an impact and do the work that really matters. Join Us.

Job Opportunity:

Caterpillar is expanding its operations and opening a new branch in Slovakia. We are seeking talented individuals to join our team to help us establish and grow our presence, organization, culture, which will drive our digital product development efforts. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with top professionals working on very high impact and visibility products. Don't miss this chance to join a newly forming presence and support digital innovation for a global leader in heavy machinery!

What will you do? 

As a Senior Software Test Engineer you will have to do you will do implementation, regular problem solving, maintenance and support for an agile software development of Caterpillar’s products as well as:

  • Working on complex projects, application systems and infrastructure components, providing problem identification .
  • Independently working on business valuable features.
  • Maintaining high quality standards of software.
  • Report on and manage defects found by the test team and assist in prioritizing their solutions.
  • Plan, design, develop, implement, and approve automated tests for UI and API utilizing Playwright test framework.
  • Experience with automated testing software (Playwright strongly preferred, Cypress, Selenium, TestCafe) and best practices
  • Experience in testing RESTful APIs
  • Define and implement test systems and frameworks necessary to assure the quality of software.
  • Experience in Azure DevOps Test Plan and Test Case management or equivalent
  • Experience with Agile processes such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Mentoring and helping more junior test engineers and providing them guidance in creating high class test plans containing well structured test cases.
  • Performing integration testing and customer acceptance testing of the product.
  • Perform smoke testing on production level environments during the specified maintenance window(s).
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in IT development and Quality Assurance.

This position works directly with Slovakia based engineering leadership and Caterpillar in the US.

What you have:

  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Software Development: Knowledge of software development tools and activities; ability to produce software products or systems in line with product requirements.
  • Software Development Life Cycle: Knowledge of software development life cycle; ability to use a structured methodology for delivering and managing new or enhanced software products to the marketplace.
  • Software Product Design/Architecture: Knowledge of software product design; ability to convert market requirements into the software product design.
  • Software Product Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of technical aspects of a software products; ability to design, configure and integrate technical aspects of software products.
  • Software Product Testing: Knowledge of software product testing; ability to design, plan, and execute testing strategies and tactics to ensure software product quality and adherence to stated requirements.
  • System Testing: Knowledge of system and software testing; ability to design, plan and execute system testing strategies and tactics to ensure the quality of software at all stages of the system life cycle.

What we offer:

At Caterpillar, we are committed to fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning, and we believe in investing in the development of our employees. As a member of our team, you will have access to a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as very competitive compensation and benefits packages, like:

  • 3 600+ euros / month gross
  • Performance related annual cash incentive
  • Industry leading Pension plan 
  • 5 days of extra vacation above the legislative requirement
  • Attractive Life insurance
  • Recreation Allowance
  • Multisport Card

Take the chance to apply now for this position at newly forming Caterpillar Slovakia branch!

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Place of work:

Kosice, Slovakia

Additional Information:

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Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

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