Functional Tester (m/f)
Posted Apr 06
Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
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GfK. Growth from Knowledge
GfK turns data into smart business decisions for clients.Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution?
Market research is the original data driven business. For GfK everything starts and ends with data. Arisen from a university spin-off, decades of specialized research results in tens of thousands of high quality data sets encompassing all industries, regions and time frames from simple surveys to complex cross-media audience measurement studies. In order to turn that data into knowledge it takes engineers, scientists and consultants to collaborate globally using the best data science technology stack imaginable.
Don't limit your possibilities, but join our mission: Winning strategies. Innovation. Expertise. Trust. We turn research into smart business solutions. GfK. Powered by passion.
For our Point of Sales (PoS) tracking business, software engineering is not only an enabler, but its DNA: Our Business Application StarTrack processes and harmonizes data of 15 Million products of 425.000 shopping outlets worldwide. One of the finest business intelligence engines provides customers with millions of reports and continuous online analytics.You still think Market Research is about questionnaires aggregated with Excel?
80TB raw data, 500TB Storage, high-end technology, several Superdomes servers with hundreds of CPUs each to process up to 40b fact records for analytics is our daily business. And we are growing by 20-30% per year.
Are you ready for a real data and analytics challenge? Then complete our StarTrack team as our next passionate Functional Tester (m/f) to join our exciting journey!
Make a difference every day because you
Design, maintain and execute functional test cases
Study requirement specifications and design documents and provide meaningful feedback
Prepare and manage required test data
Perform review on test cases written by peers to ensure that all requirements, functional and nonfunctional specifications are covered in it
Capture and keep track all defects found during testing process, work with the development team to resolve those defects in a timely manner, and perform retest after defect resolution
Participate in stand up meetings to highlight work progress and test impediments; attend team meetings and represent all test activities
Organize and manage User Acceptance Test
Collaborate closely with all related departments (e.g. Development, System Management)
Set up and maintain automated UI tests
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
Support an overall Quality Management process
We are looking for great team players who first of all share our passion for data and our own business applications to drive the future of technology based Market Research.A pragmatic hands-on working style with a positive can-do attitude is key essential for us.
In addition, your experience typically includes:
Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
2+ years relevant job experience
Strong attention to detail and excellent conceptual thinking
Ability to summarize test findings in a simple and structured way
Familiar and experienced with at least one testing tool (e.g. MS Testmanager, Testrail)
Excellent communication skills
Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, processes and test levels
First experience in an object based programming language
Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
Very good command of English skills both verbally and written
GfK makes research matter by delivering the future. In a digitized world, we are the trusted source of relevant market and consumer information that empowers our clients to make smarter decisions. As thought leaders in our industry, we have a deep understanding of consumer experiences and choices.
We are 13,000 passionate experts with more than 80 years of data science experience and German heritage. We deliver globally with vital insights into local markets in 100 countries.
We turn research into business opportunities. Through innovative systems and partnerships, we integrate on- and offline data to support Growth from Knowledge. Our goal is simple: enable our clients to create winning strategies to enrich consumers' lives.
Globalize your career
Having choices is what makes life exciting. Make your choice today and take your future into your own hands. We value skills and talents, and will support your development within our international teams. GfK makes your choice easy as we offer an exciting work environment that brings people together and encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 100 countries, we know what makes consumers' hearts beat-globally and locally. We work on projects for successful companies in virtually every major industry.
How to apply
We are excited to get to know you. Make your choice and apply now! Go to or send an email to
Employment Type: Permanent
Other Pay Info: VB
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