QA Manager - Search (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. Our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. We are on this journey in an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, each of us having an impact on millions of travelers and thousands of vacation rental owners. So, pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Our current itinerary

Do you love building great products that will impact 30 million users each month? Are you willing to take on the challenge of scaling to 100 million users? At Holidu you will join our mission to make finding and booking vacation rentals easy.

Your future crew

You will be part of the search department as part of the product management and QA team. You will work in a multi-functional squad of developers, designers and product managers. Likewise, you will report to our team lead for product management and QA and you will collaborate closely with other product teams and QA managers with the goal of improving the user experience for millions of users. Thereby improving the conversion rate and having a significant impact on our business.

Our Tech Stack

  • We are writing the Search Engine and other applications with a microservice approach, using  Java 11, with Spring Boot, running on Kubernetes.
  • Data storage with Elasticsearch 7, PostgreSQL, Kafka, MongoDB, Redis.
  • Data usage via Kibana, Redshift and Tableau.
  • Monitoring with ELK, Grafana and internally developed technologies.
  • User Research via UserTesting and Logrocket.
  • Project management with JIRA and Github amongst others.
  • Cross-browser testing with Browserstack & Testcafé.

Your role in this journey

  • Complete responsibility and ownership for the planning, coordination and control of our test activities for live releases.
  • Defining the test strategy and testing approach for our web and app products and ensure a successful implementation.
  • Developing manual and automated test methods, test specifications and test cases.
  • Participating in all stages of the product development cycle: concept, requirements, design integration, test and deployment.
  • Working closely with our developers, product managers and designers to ensure high quality of deliverables.
  • Being responsible for bug management. Validate and qualify incoming bugs, set the right priority together with the product managers.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to internal stakeholders to ensure high quality standards

Your backpack is filled with

  • A university degree in economic computer science, computer science, business administration or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Proven professional experience in software quality assurance.
  • Quality driven, process oriented and structured approach to work. Very high attention to detail.
  • Experience working with databases like Postgres, MongoDB or technologies like ElasticSearch are a plus.
  • Knowledge in designing, creating and executing tests for web applications.
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with development teams and internal stakeholders. 
  • Able to communicate flawless in difficult environments.
  • Business fluent English skills.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month
  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself through regular feedback
  • Connect and have fun with diverse yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team
  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices
  • Learn languages with meetings in English and subsidized German classes
  • Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate
  • Go travelling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Alina from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Munich, Germany

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