Lead QA Engineer

Your Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing test strategies for new developments and projects
  • Conducting, structuring, and coordinating integration tests
  • Coordinating testing projects with external partners and suppliers
  • Optimizing testing processes within the organization
  • Carrying out manual and automated testing
  • Collaborating in an agile project environment, e.g., KANBAN
  • Communicating effectively with team members and stakeholders

Your Skills

  • Multiple years of experience in testing and cross-team test coordination
  • Experience conducting, structuring, and coordinating integration tests
  • Experience in testing within agile software development organizations
  • Proficiency in manual and automated testing
  • Experience in an agile project environment, such as KANBAN
  • Ability to work independently and solve problems in a structured manner
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • ISTQB Certified Tester
  • Fluent in German and English.


  • Proficiency in Jira, Confluence, X-Ray
  • Experience with SoapUI/Postman
  • Familiarity with industry-standard test automation tools
  • Experience with build, test, and continuous integration processes
  • Experience with Kibana and Grafana

We offer

  • Payment - At OpenResearch we strive to unite the best minds under one roof. For this reason we offer, depending on qualification and experience, very attractive salary packages for our applicants.In accordance with the law, we list the gross salary starting at ST2 IT collective agreement 2024 as the legal basis (38.5 hours per week).
  • Personal growth and professional development - We strive for continuous improvement and believe that we should never stop learning. Needless to say there is a budget for training and conferences for every employee.
  • Healthy environment with drive - We live in a jovial and driven atmosphere with open communication and a positive feedback culture.

Who we are

OpenResearch (OR) is a creative engineering company full of skilled developers, architects, designers, product owners and testers with a focus on mobility and connected vehicle solutions.

We strive to live our corporate culture every day

  • Exciting, impactful and international projects with professional development opportunities.
  • Personal responsibility, trust, room for your own growth.
  • Agile working environment with a fully remote and/or hybrid model
  • Healthy working conditions and a well-functioning, driven team atmosphere.
  • Cooperative relationship with team leaders - close and direct working atmosphere.
  • Functioning culture of failure - we live a transparent communication and feedback culture.
  • Direct and short communication paths.
  • Openness for your innovative ideas.
  • Working with modern technology and high-quality IT-solutions.

We are international. We work from Austria, Germany, Kosovo and Croatia having clients and projects around the world.

Employment Type
Full time | Remote eligible
Austria, Vienna
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Our recruitment process
We try to keep our recruiting process as unbureaucratic, efficient, fast and transparent as possible to make the best use of your time and ours.
We roughly adhere to the following process, deviations can occur if it is reasonable for the positions.
Send us your CV or share your GitHub / GitLab / LinkedIn profiles.
First interview for cultural and technical (Q&A session) fit.
Technical round - coding challenge with a team colleague.
We make a salary proposal to you.
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