Junior QA Engineer

Job description

XITE is the music brand for young adults and broadcasts the most popular music videos 24/7. XITE went live in 2008 and became the largest music channel in the Netherlands and Belgium shortly after. XITE is distributed to 16 million households in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Qatar, Canada and the United States and is expanding globally. In 2015 XITE released a world’s first: Personalised Music Television, which allows viewers to personalise their music channel by liking and skipping music videos.


We're looking for  a Quality Assurance Engineer who is eager to build things from scratch, supporting existing solutions, and who can bring QA expertise into the team. 


At the moment XITE is in an important, fast phase of growth; our QAEs define a test strategy, plan test efforts with multiple internal and external teams, drive test process and deliver accurate and timely quality status to the leaders. 


You'll be able to engage with multiple internal teams on collaborative automation solutions, helping them to deliver a successful product that is going to be used by millions.

  • Project test plan creation and execution.
  • Gathering and reporting relevant and actionable metrics using code analysis tools
  • Enforcing, auditing, and streamlining software test and delivery processes.
  • Collaborating with dev teams and your team peers to identify and prioritize opportunities for automation.
  • Building and debugging automation
  • When you're ready, start mentoring your team-mates into quality-first deliverables


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 2+ year relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build and release processes, continuous deployment, and test suite development and maintenance
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication


Your superpowers

  • Experience with source control / configuration management tools (e.g. Git)
  • Experience using and tailoring automation test frameworks and tools, for web, mobile and REST api’s.
  • Experience with standard QA tools and practices, such as functional API testing, integration testing, and UI functionality and usability testing, with a passion for automation
  • Experience testing in an agile enviroment
  • Demonstrated strong coding and design proficiency in at least one modern scripting programming language such as Python, Javascript, Ruby.


Knowledge or experience on relational database and cloud computing are a plus.


What do you get out of it?

Superheroes don’t always get enough recognition for their work, but here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing (international) company. We provide a challenging work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must. We have a unique combination of music, television and new technology.


And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties! Do you feel up for the challenge? Then hit that ‘Apply for this Job’ button!