Test Automation Engineer ( Backend / API ) -Promotions – Albert Heijn – Zaandam

  • Zaandam

Albert Heijn

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Join AH Technology: ReinventingFood Retail every day. Improving the online shopping experience onAH.nl and the AH app with daily innovations for millions ofusers.

Hi, we’re AH Technology, food retailreinventors.  
Albert Heijn goes way back. Morethan 130 years, to be exact. So for millions, food shopping issynonymous with the Albert Heijn brand. We didn’t achieve this witha complacent, ‘hey, if it works today, it’ll work tomorrow’approach but by continually rethinking our propositions and stayingplugged into customerdemands. 


Over1,200 stores? Check. The leading online food retail platform?Check. We build, run and love it.     
So what’s next? Accelerating our transition into a hybrid Food& Tech company is. We want to leverage data and technology tofuture-proof food shopping and make better food more easilyaccessible to everyone. At AH Technology, you collaborate withinspiring peers in the data, digital and tech domains. A communityof diverse individuals who share a common goal; to create digitalsolutions that simplify (online) shopping and make it moreinspiring. Are you ready to reinvent how millions buy and enjoytheir food? We invest heavily in data, digital, and tech. And thatincludes investing in your career!
This is how you will reinvent foodretail
As a Test Automation Engineer at AHTechnology, you play a crucial role in enhancing the userexperience for millions of Albert Heijn customers. By leveragingcutting-edge tools and frameworks, you turn evolving insights fromonline and offline shopping into automated tests that ensure codereliability. You collaborate with your team to design, develop, andexecute automated tests for new features andfunctionalities.

The candidate joining the teamis expected to specialize in automating services and should possessexpertise in at least one automation tool. While the primary focusis on automation, the candidate may also need to perform an activerole in quality assurance, which could include manual testing.Beworking in a DevOps environment, and you are responsible for theperformance and the quality of the things you own as a team.
Your newoffice 
Curious about your colleagues? AtAH Technology, you work with the best experts in the field. In anopen environment where expertise is valued, we learn from eachother and can innovate. Your team comprises 4 to 8 people, aProduct Owner, a Scrum Master, and other passionate developers.They are all experts in their fields. When your team needs a breakfrom coding, you head for the high-tech gaming room. Afterward,you’ll be energized and ready to dive into the codeagain.


Team Promooperates as a DevOps unit within MDM. This team supplies online andbrick-and-mortar AH stores with information on Offers andPromotions through various services.
Composed of fiveDevOps engineers, the group handles the creation and upkeep ofthese services. The team is culturally diverse.


Theright ingredients for an impactfuljob

  • An annual salary of upto €75K incl holiday allowance and bonus at target, depending onyour seniority based on a full-timeworkweek.
  • 45 days of paid leave to enjoy yourwell-deserved holidays: 25,5 regular vacation days and 19,5 ADVdays. Enjoy!
  • Flexible workinghours; 
  • Access to a challenging trainingcurriculum – AH Tech Academy; 
  • Anexcellent pension plan where we as an employer contribute 4,5 morethan you as an employee;  
  • A travelallowance or an NS business card for traveling to and from Zaandamby train; 
  • Attractive discounts on variousinsurance policies; 
  • 10% staff discount ongroceries in all Albert Heijn stores, to a maximum of €300 peryear;
  • A company laptop andtelephone.


Therecipe for maximum customer impact    
At AH Technology, you’ll work forone of the biggest food retailers in the Netherlands. To becomesuccessful as our new Automation Tester, you bring thefollowing:

  • Has 6+ years of experiencein Test Automation, mostly in backendapplications
  • Is passionate about end-to-endautomated testing
  • Experience in complexprojects running with big databases and/or backendsystems
  • Has strong knowledge of API testing(e.g Rest Assured, Karate) and mockingtools
  • Has strong knowledge of one of the testautomation frameworks (e.g Cypress,Selenium)
  • Take a hands-on approach toimplementing QA processes right from requirements analysis, testdesign, automation and analysis
  • Is comfortableworking in DevOps teams, with frequent, incremental test andrelease cycles
  • Has ability to use a widevariety of open source and in-house technologies andtooling
  • Has experience with Agile Frameworks,DevOps Automation and CI/CD tooling
  • Hasexperience with Performance testing tools (Jmeter, Gatlingetc)
  • Experience with Kafka, Azure cloud and NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Owns the quality andtimeliness of delivery
  • Strong communicationskills 
  • Has good interpersonal skills withthe ability to build and maintain relationships with internal andexternalstakeholders.


AHTech Academy

We launched our brand-newAH Tech Academy—a learning environment organized by and for ourcolleagues and external training partners. The AH Tech Academyoffers a variety of courses and training. You will find softwaredevelopment training, Agile courses, time management, presentationtraining, and more. You can get your certifications and visitconferences. We invest time, budget, and room for both yourpersonal and professionalgrowth.


1.    AsynchronousTechnical Assessment: Allocate 45-90 minutes for anexercise. 2.    Theoretical TechnicalAssessment: In-depth discussion focusing on technical theories andconcepts.
3.    Organizational CultureEvaluation: Exploration of fit within the company’s culturallandscape.
4.    Offer Stage: Successfulcompletion of all stages will result in a formal joboffer.



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