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QA Team Lead

Germany - Friedrichshafen
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description:

Software QA Team Lead/Test Engineer (JavaScript, Python, C++)

For our German development office in Friedrichshafen, Germany, we are looking for a software test engineer with experience in leading a small international QA team. We are looking for candidates with a high sense for software quality, a good knowledge in risk assessment and high experience in test automation and manual testing.

Job Description:

  • Coordinate workload of the QA team
  • Create automated tests for our products
  • Identify options for test automation and develop these automated tests together with the team
  • Create testing tools
  • Manually test the products
  • Collaborate with other team members and teams
  • Participate on analysis and design of our products


  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycle
  • Experience in the QA area for at least 3 years
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript or Python
  • Advanced knowledge in testing of web pages, web services and browser extensions
  • Knowledge in testing Windows programs and services
  • Experience in writing automated black-box tests
  • Active knowledge of the English language
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Enthusiasm when work is successful, the ability of self-motivation

Additional desirable knowledge:

  • Knowledge in HTML, PHP, C++
  • Knowledge in software security
  • Experience in quality assurance methods

We offer:

  • Interesting job in an international team of a growing and very successful company 
  • Pleasant working environment – you work at a location where others spend their holidays (Friedrichshafen at the Lake of Constance, Germany)
  • A safe job and an attractive salary
  • Attractive working conditions


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 free antiviruses for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for businesses – offered in around 40 languages.

Based in Prague, the 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.