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QA Engineer

AVG Technologies Switzerland AG

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QA Engineer

Job Description:

Avast Software (www.avast.com), maker of the world's most popular antivirus, protects over 400 million computers and mobile devices with our security applications. In business for over 25 years, Avast is one of the oldest companies in the computer security business, with a portfolio covering everything from a free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for businesses – offered in around 40 languages.

Based in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in many different countries, for example, Canada, Germany, USA, Holland and Taiwan, Avast Software employs some of the brightest new talent in the IT industry, from around 30 different countries.


QA Engineer

For our main office in Prague, Czech Republic, we are looking for a QA engineer experienced in Web based applications testing. We are a team of 7 people responsible for running and developing high performance services delivering content to over 400 million Avast clients. We also develop web based internal tools supporting our marketing and sales operations.


We are keen on automation, testing, code reviews, pair programming and mob programing. Our code is deployed continuously – therefore, we need a reliable test base.


What you will do:

  • Ensure quality through the whole lifecycle of our systems
  • Participate on analysis and system design
  • Identify options for test automation and develop automated tests together with the team
  • Assure correctness of implemented features
  • Create and improve our testing infrastructure
  • Cooperate with other teams


We need a hands-on experience with:

  • Test automation
  • UI testing frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Cypress)
  • Unit testing frameworks (e.g. JUnit, Jest, ScalaTest, xUnit.NET)
  • Web debugging tools (e.g. Fiddler, Wireshark)


Desirable knowledge:

  • Web APIs testing
  • Programming principles
  • Active knowledge of English language
  • BDD principles and tools (e.g. Gherkin, Cucumber)


What we offer:

  • Opportunity to influence the way the team works (we’re not tied up with unnecessary processes)
  • Space for self-improvement in the team of highly skilled colleagues.
  • Attendance at international conferences
  • Pleasant work environment and frequent team get-togethers
  • Flexible working hours and home office
  • Benefits (company canteen, fitness, library, 5 weeks of vacation, sick days, cafeteria and trainings)


We look forward to hearing from you!