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Software Engineer in Test

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Job Req: 2741
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2023

Job Description

oftware Engineer in Test, Data Platform

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. 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



We are building up a group within Anthology focused on the data platform. This team’s mission is to bring data together from across Anthology’s extensive product lines into our cloud-based data lake. We are the analytics and data experts at Anthology. Our team enables other development teams to utilize the data lake strategically and effectively for a variety of Anthology products. We deliver products and services for analytics, data science, business intelligence, and reporting.



As a Software Engineer in Test, you’ll focus on providing support for test development and execution against Anthology's new feature and legacy system releases. 



Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Becoming an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos
  • Creating and maintaining automation frameworks and testing tools
  • Developing the test strategy for features, incorporating the right balance of different testing approaches
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining complex testing environments, performing all aspects of verification including functional, regression, load, and system testing as well as documentation
  • Working in a Scrum team focused on building functionality for the data platform
  • Through continued iteration on existing development processes, ensuring that we’re leading by example, fixing things that aren’t working, and always improving our expectations of ourselves and others
  • Thriving in the face of difficult problems
  • Working independently with general supervision



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in the QA department (both manual and automated testing)
  • Strong experience with designing, implementing, and executing test scenarios
  • Strong orientation to detail and problem solving
  • Good experience with project and code management systems (Confluence, Jira, GitHub)
  • Good experience with developing test automation scripts for web applications and REST APIs
  • Good experience with test automation tools and frameworks (such as Selenium, Robot Framework,, Postman)
  • Knowledge of unit test frameworks (such as PyTest, Junit, TestNG)
  • Hands-on experience with RDBMS (such as Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL) and the ability to also write more complex SQL queries
  • Hands-on experience with at least one scripting language (TypeScript, JavaScript, PowerShell, Bash)
  • Hands-on experience with OOP language (preferably Python or Java)
  • Hands-on experience with REST API, HTTP, HTML, JSON/XML
  • Familiarity with ETL processes
  • Familiarity with the AWS tool suite (Lambda, CDK, CloudFront, S3)



Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • 2-5 years of experience



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 
  • Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime 
  • Great benefits include health & life insurance and English lessons 
  • Countless places to eat within walking distance 


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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