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Associate Test Automation Engineer

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Job Req: 2496
Company Entity: Xythos Czech
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2023

Job Description

Associate Test Automation Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.    



We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.   



For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit  



This role focuses on our SafeAssign product, Anthology’s cloud-based solution for plagiarism checking. As Associate Test Automation Engineer, your focus will be on maintaining, improving and extending the test automation suites written in TypeScript/Java. You will help developers verify code changes and bug fixes and help investigate the root cause of issues found by clients. You will cooperate very closely with software and site reliability engineers and help build, maintain, and monitor test environments, as well as get in touch with modern cloud-based technologies and tools to help the team raise the bar.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Building, maintaining, and extending test suite written in TypeScript (Java)
  • Helping developers verify code changes and bug fixes and helping investigate the root cause of issues found by clients
  • Being part of the development teams to understand the business requirements and preparing automated tests
  • Cooperating very closely with the team and helping build, maintain, and monitor test environments
  • Working in a scrum team responsible for developing and testing features and fixes for SafeAssign
  • Maintaining and improving the existing test suites for backend and front end automation testing
  • Collaborating with teammates and others to design solutions to complex problems
  • Contributing to the ongoing support and improvement of SafeAssign
  • Working with a variety of software development technologies, tools, and techniques (e.g. Java, TypeScript, Linux, AWS, Agile, etc.)
  • Developing a deep expertise in certain areas of the product to serve as the primary point of contact for support and consultation



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • An interest in quality assurance and test automation
  • Good abstract and critical thinking skills
  • Basic knowledge of programming (JavaScript/TypeScript or Java experience preferred)
  • Basic understanding of RESTful Service principles
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience executing manual tests
  • Familiarity with test automation
  • Command line scripting knowledge in Linux-like environment
  • Experience with a version control system (Git, Perforce, etc.)
  • Experience with IntelliJ IDEA (or other IDE like Eclipse)
  • Experience with a bug tracking system (JIRA, etc.)
  • Experience with a continuous integration system and continuous delivery practices



The Office: 

We have an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.  

·          Great office location in city center near Luzanky  

·          Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office  

·          Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others  

·          Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons  

·          Countless walkable places to eat



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.  


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 


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