Is it in your DNA to make the world a little better, healthier and smarter every day? Do you like to bring automation to large and complex systems?  Do you want to have an important role in reducing time in system verification and validation? Are you challenged by setting up test frameworks from scratch? Do you like to improve and upscale existing frameworks or would you like to practice model-based testing? Join us at TOPIC!

“Each new assignment is a new journey that helps me to improve myself, both technically and personally. I love that my work is very dynamic and full of energy.”  
Bahar Kocamanoglu  | Senior Test Engineer at TOPIC 

Your role as Test Automation Engineer at TOPIC: 

As a (Senior) Test Automation Engineer you are part of the TOPIC Test Group and involved in state-of-the-art projects for a variety of customers in the high-tech industry.  Your projects can have a wide range of responsibilities and activities; from automating test cases and development of new keyword libraries to setting up a test framework from scratch. You will contribute to the test architecture, strategy and test specification. As an advisor for our customer, you will be involved in translating strategy into solutions and technology choices. You will inspire, coach and motivate developers to strive for quality and you will support them in creating objective, reproducible and maintainable automated tests. 

At TOPIC we want to ensure our continuous involvement in innovative areas. We therefore support research projects that investigate methods and tools for the future of testing. We often carry out projects on the Robot framework with programming languages such as Python and C#, but you will also have the opportunity to display and expand your knowledge on other technologies such as Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin, Azure DevOps, REST, SOAP.  

Depending on your ambitions and desires for personal growth, we will support you in shaping your future and let you take on more responsibilities as you grow in seniority.  Our projects are carried out at our inspiring office in Best or at the location of our high-tech customers. It is possible to work (partially) from home. 

As a Test Automation Engineer at TOPIC: 

  • you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, you are ISTQB certified and have at least 2 years of work experience in end-to-end test automation in the high-tech industry; 
  • you have experience with setting up and/or maintaining frameworks such as Robot, JUnit or Selenium and are familiar with C# and preferably other programming languages such as Python, Java, Tcl, BATCH or Javascript; 
  • you have knowledge of API testing (SOAP, REST, Postman), GUI testing and preferably testing for embedded products (C, TCL);   
  • you can display several test design techniques, you are experienced in higher level testing (system integration, component testing) and you are familiar with methods as BDD, keyword driven testing, data driven testing, model based testing and property based testing; 
  • you have an excellent command of English (both oral and written); knowledge of the Dutch language would be a big plus.  
  • Robot framework, model-based testing, BDD, Test design
  • Location Eindhoven / Delft area

Our offer:

To carry out our interesting, innovative and challenging projects in ambitious work environments, TOPIC offers a full-time employment  with a contract for an  indefinite period. As an employee at TOPIC, you will receive excellent and individual coaching  to help you grow both on a personal and technical level. 

Being part of the TOPIC family, you will benefit from the expertise of more than 150 smart colleagues. The working atmosphere is informal, open and collegial with flexible working hours  and the option to (partially) work from home and 26 vacation days

We offer an  all-in competitive employee benefit package including: 

  • Gross salary
  • Net cost allowance
  • Mobility package 
  • Thirteenth month payment  
  • 8% holiday allowance

Our job structure model consists of several seniority levels ranging from Programmer to System Architect. Your position in the salary scale will be conform your previous experience and expertise. For this position, we are looking for a Test Automation or Senior Test Automation Engineer. The annual all-in benefit package will be between €42.000 and €65.000. 

Additionally, you will also receive an insurance package, a good pension scheme and a yearly study budget including paid training days. We offer a home office support package and TOPIC has a relocation assistance program in place for new employees.  

On top of this, you can benefit from extra's such as the use of our own gym and fresh fruit at your disposal every day. Our inspirational head office in Best is easily accessible and has excellent ICT facilities. 

Our organisation: 

TOPIC is committed every day to make the world a little better, smarter and healthier. For 25 years, customers have been trusting on TOPIC for the development of embedded systems that are essential for products manufactured by renowned high-tech companies around the world.  We are well known for the knowledge and expertise of our highly skilled engineers. We are able to maintain this by continuously investing in the development of our engineers: internal and external training courses with certifications, personalised meetups and knowledge sharing are part of this. Our projects involve edge to cloud solutions; from PCB design and FPGA to low level embedded software and application software for UI, Web, Mobile and cloud. 

Our consultancy services add expertise to a team on-site at our clients or offer them advice on a solution to an existing problem, a strategy or a process.  In-house projects (from design and development to production and market introduction) are carried out by our engineers at the TOPIC head office. TOPIC also offers Farm Out projects: a unique service in which a TOPIC team of engineers is engaged for a specific development project of a customer.  

Our range of TOPIC products consist of high-quality System-on-Modules that aim to accelerate product development and are scalable in performance and functionality.  

The quality of TOPIC's work and development processes is guaranteed and certified according to the ISO-13485, ISO/IEC-27001 and NEN-7510-1 standards. We are also proud to be a Premier Partner of Xilinx; technology leader in the field of System-on-Chips and FPGA's.

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