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Agile Software Tester

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, De LierTech & Data

Job description

Be part of our growth and become our new Agile Software Tester


Your future ecosystem
Our Product Development department exists of over 120 colleagues, divided into more than 20 teams that go by self-thought-up names like “Mavericks”, “Rangers” and “High Five”. These self-managing teams work in an Agile way and usually exist of Back-end Developers, Front-end Developers and a Tester. In our app teams, we work on our new Priva solutions for both buildings and horticulture. Next to our app teams, we have three platform teams that build the back-end components that are used by our app teams. This platform is used to fulfill our purpose to become a data-driven organization.

Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”, where our campus is located in De Lier. In these 100 square kilometers, Priva was founded in the fifties.


Priva started as a hardware company and transformed into an innovative software company that grew to become the global market leader in horticulture and building automation. Today we are a high-tech company that develops hardware, software and digital services in the field of climate control, energy-saving and optimal reuse of water. We do this for horticulture, indoor and city farming, as well as utility buildings such as offices, retail, hotels and hospitals.

Our next step is to conquer the digital domain and become a digital service provider, selling subscriptions to "climate as a service".

We are proud to be working with over 600 colleagues, in 16 international branch offices divided over 12 countries together with over 400 international installation partners to deliver our sustainable solutions and services in more than 100 countries.

How you add value
In your role as Software Tester, it is your purpose to provide insight into the quality of a product. You determine the test strategy according to the Priva Testing Policy and guard the quality measures being taken in accordance with this strategy. You also test the available product increments manually and automatically in alignment with this test strategy. With your work, you create transparency on the product quality.

Aside from your team, you will also work closely with the Product Owner. You will analyze potential defects and administrate bugs and communicate the priorities to the Product Owner, and provide the Product Owner with information on the required resources to perform testing between teams. You will also be responsible for the testing of these integrations between products across teams.

Job requirements

Who you are

You are a passionate Software Tester, with the purpose to use your skills for a more sustainable future. You have an eye for detail, but can also see the bigger picture. You feel responsible for the quality of testing processes and the continuous improvement of those processes. Furthermore, we will be looking at your resume to find:

  • Experienced in Typescript or JavaScript;
  • Hands-on experience with test automation, preferably with test automation frameworks like Cypress/Playwright/Protractor;
  • You are currently living in the Netherlands;
  • Working history in Cloud environments, preferably Azure (DevOps and WebApps);
  • Understanding of CI/CD Pipelines;
  • A minimum of two years experience as a Software Tester;
  • Some experience with Angular and/or C# (is a plus, not required).

What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 3.500,- and € 5.000,- based on 40 hours a week;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: flexible working hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of € 0,19/km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometer.

For your own sustainability:

  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or table football.


Our values
Priva's mission is to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer worldwide solutions for horticulture and building automation. Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Our culture is built around our core values; sustainable, innovation, make it happen and human. In our latest employment survey, our colleagues mainly described our culture as: open, ambitious, innovative, friendly, committed, informal, flexible and down to earth. We aim to be a dynamic, fast-paced, flat and informal organization, where our colleagues have the space to grow and develop.

We believe that in order to be successful, it is important to include people with different perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. Every day, we continue to build our open culture with people who are driven to turn our vision into reality, regardless of who they love, where they are from, or what they believe in. We encourage and celebrate people to voice their opinions and be their authentic selves.

Apply
Does this make you smile, and do you see yourself as our new Agile Software Tester? Apply below or contact us for more information. We’ll get back to you within two weeks, we are keen to get to know you!