Development 32-40 hours a week Wijchen, NL or hybrid

As a software quality specialist at Yoast you will be testing the final release candidates of Yoast plugins before the official releases. Changes for the releases are prepared by development squads which consist of developers, product owner, designer, and a software quality specialists. You will be executing the final integration and acceptance testing of plugins. At Yoast, we release every three weeks.

The QA team (tribe) at Yoast consists of 3 QA engineers and the QA lead. The preparation of our plugin releases is also being done by a number of acceptance (internal) testers. Communication is key in this position. You are representing the last step of the release process. For instance, you will be communicating with all stakeholders and other acceptance testers.

What are you going to do?

  • Joining QA team (tribe).
  • Participating in the release test plan preparation.
  • Executing acceptance and integration testing.
  • Working together with other acceptance testers, assisting them during testing.
  • Reporting issues.
  • Participating in final go/no-go release meetings.

Who are you?

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as UI tester.
  • Strong knowledge of regression and exploratory testing.
  • Experience with Git.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes within Scrum teams.
  • WordPress experience is a must.
  • Strong sense of communication.
  • Do you speak and write English fluently, preferably with (at least) proficiency level C1? Perfect!
  • Experience with automated UI testing frameworks is nice to have.
  • You have strong experience in User Interface testing (cross browsing testing, cross-platform testing, and performance testing of web applications)
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines is nice to have.

What we're offering

  • A challenging job in a fast-growing, dynamic, ambitious and international atmosphere. Working at a company that impacts the web.
  • A salary of 3300 - 4300 (on the base of 40 hours a week) depending on experience.
  • 25 vacation days (on the base of 40 hours). Next to that, you’ll get five volunteer days which you can spend helping out at the local soccer club for example. Or to supervise a school trip of one of your children.
  • You’ll be able to spend 10% of your salary on education.
  • A bonus scheme paid out at the end of the year.
  • We have a great pension plan, which is fully paid by Yoast.
  • Exercise and stay fit! We have our own gym and a personal trainer!
  • We have a really fun (slightly crazy) company culture with lots and lots of team building activities. The know-your-colleagues-quiz, lots of celebrations and LEGO-building days. Because of Covid a lot of these things are online now!
  • The opportunity to learn a lot in a short time, at one of the leading SEO companies.

Are you interested? The application procedure consists of three interviews. Do you have questions? We'll be happy to answer them. Please send an email to jobs@yoast.com. Note: only applications with a cover letter will be considered.

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About Yoast

Yoast consists of a rapidly growing team of internet enthusiasts. We’re a start-up with a very good international reputation when it comes to SEO and website optimization. Multiple times per week we publish free SEO and/or web development related articles on our blogs. We organize MeetUps and speak at conferences.

At Yoast, we are very community-minded and highly value Open Source. We provide both free and paid plugins for WordPress, NEOS, and TYPO3, and are always looking to expand our field of work. Besides software, we sell online (SEO) courses in our Yoast Academy.

Our company is continuously in development. We create a lot of new products. Next to ongoing improvements of our Yoast SEO plugins, we publish courses on a frequent basis. The development of new products is mostly done internally and is a real team effort. Our team consists of authors, illustrators, marketeers, developers, and researchers. Together, we build new innovative SEO products!