Senior QA Engineer


Berlin, Germany

Full time

Oct 27

This job is no longer accepting applications.

At Blinkist, we don’t just accept our differences — we celebrate and support them. We are committed to provide equal employment opportunity and strongly encourage you to apply regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point after applying, please let us know.

We inspire people to keep learning.

Blinkist offers the best selection of nonfiction knowledge, all in an app that makes it easy to fit learning into your life. Through audio and text explainers called Blinks, original podcasts and author-driven content, Blinkist is on a mission to help people turn ordinary moments into extraordinary learning opportunities—anytime, anywhere.

Blinkist was created in 2012 right in the heart of Berlin. We’ve been selected as one of the Top 25 Startups in Germany by LinkedIn, and are amongst Berlin’s top 3 employers based on Glassdoor and Kununu ratings.


Team: Engineering – Web

Location: Berlin or remotely from Germany, the UK, Spain, or Finland with regular travel to Berlin.

Contract: Unlimited at 40h per week

Working hours: Flexible working hours with a great policy for working from home

Apply by: Oct 26th, 2020


Your Role

– You are part of our cross-functional web teams and take ownership of managing and extending our web platform – giving and receiving feedback to build trust, transparency, and elevate your peers.

– You live out your passion for the frontend by leveraging your software engineering skills to bring together Rails and vue.js.

– You produce high-quality maintainable code, and test, collaboratively review as well as ship it.

– You work with and evolve our tech stack based on Ruby on Rails, vue.js & AWS and leverage our development tools including GitHub, CircleCI, DataDog, JIRA & Airbrake.

Your Profile

To be successful in this role, we believe that you need to have experience in a senior role and have a great drive to engage hands on in the frontend. We usually see people at this level having at least 5 years of experience developing web applications.

Beyond that, we want to hear from you: Why is this role a great fit for you?

Why Blinkist?

At Blinkist, we’ve flipped the script and moved beyond rigid classic management hierarchies. Instead, our Blinkist Operating System fosters a unique company culture valuing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication, transparency, and mutual support.

Our perks don't try to keep you at the office and you can decide on your hours or work remotely whenever you like. We support each other and carve out opportunities for you to grow in your skillset and career. At Blinkist, leadership is a sparring partner, not a micromanager. To find out more about life at Blinkist, visit our careers site.

Please apply online by Oct 26th, 2020. You can direct your application to Johannes Schröder. We can't wait to hear from you!

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