at BUX (view profile)
Location Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted April 16, 2018
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Netherlands - GVVA Work Permit Jobs
Job Type automation


About BUX

BUX is a tech company that is rocking the world of finance. Our mobile app makes stock trading easy, exciting and affordable for everyone. Founded in 2013, BUX now has 1.5 million users across 8 countries in Europe. By taking down the barriers to the financial markets and reinventing the trading experience, we're helping new generations of first-time investors to discover the exciting world of the financial markets. Our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual.

Your Role

The Development team at BUX is looking for a seasoned Test Automation Engineer who lives and breathes Quality, who's a firm believer in test automation (with a corresponding track record), to be a key member of our team in this stage of increased growth, and help us deliver software with the highest standards of quality.

You will:

  • Be a collaborative and engaged member of a multidisciplinary Scrum team, along with mobile and backend developers, designer, and product owner
  • Create solid, resilient automated test suites for our mobile apps, as well as performing exploratory testing in different phases of our development and release cycle.
  • Use your expertise in the QA and testing world to influence for the best engineering, development, and quality practices, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across products.
  • Design test strategies, scenarios, scripts or procedures that fit with the concepts of Test Automation and Continuous Integration.
  • Care for, develop, and evolve our testing and CI infrastructure.
  • Take responsibility for monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an eye toward improving product quality.
  • Create reports, perform analysis on the test results, and raise issues accordingly.
  • Be comfortable in sharing your knowledge with your teammates, in helping them grow, and in learning from them.
  • Be the driver of your own personal development and growth, by staying up-to-date on all things testing, and constantly looking for opportunities to improve yourself and your skills.

What we offer

  • An awesome role within a fast growing startup in a brand new office close to Amsterdam Central Station
  • Ownership and responsibility: you will be empowered to make a difference and introduce your own ideas
  • Competitive salary
  • Bi-weekly Hackathons and fun company events
  • Conference and training budget
  • Fabulous and healthy company lunches made by our very own chef (


  • Experience with testing tools and automation frameworks like Calabash, Espresso, XCUITest, etc.
  • Knowledge of modern software engineering practices, such as TDD, BDD, CI
  • Solid experience with one or more programming languages (e.g. Kotlin, Swift, Java, Objective-C, Ruby)
  • Very high levels of proactivity, self-organization, and self-motivation
  • Hands-on experience in debugging and extracting logs from Android and iOS devices
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Agile mindset and experience in working in Agile environments
  • Comfortable with distributed version control systems like Git
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience with security and load tests is welcome, but not required

BUX is a tech company that is rocking the world of finance with a team of 55 people based in the heart of Amsterdam. We started in 2014 with a mobile app that makes stock trading easy, exciting and affordable for everyone and we now have over 1.5 million users across 9 countries in Europe. This is a great start, but we all share a much BIGGER vision.

By 2020 we aim to become the single destination for millennials who want to do more with their money. How? By creating a BUX solution for every investment need. We’re now building 2 new apps for long-term and #cryptocurrency investing. And you can be a part of it!

Collaborate on innovative products

Motivated self-starters have flexibility, freedom and ownership over their work from day one. With this approach, we are a more fun, motivated and flexible organisation. Flat structure means that you’re empowered to make an impact. Get to know all quirky details about your future colleagues:

Embrace challenge & responsibility.

Disrupting financial industry is not an easy job, but it’s a lifetime experience. Be a pioneer, build apps from scratch and create stuff you can be proud of. 

We believe in learning & growth. 

Not only by doing our job, but also by attending conferences, collaborating in bi-weekly hackathons or getting to know new programming techniques. All included in your work time and paid by us.

Perks cloud: Margy’s famous lunches Check it out!, Employee Option Plan, possibility to work abroad for 1 month a year, good work / life balance, additional paid leaves for fathers, fun company events, training budget, bi-weekly hackathons, cool office and more.

Rock the world of finance with us:

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