Senior Test Engineer

Toronto, ON

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About HelloFresh

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 8 years we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are the leading global company in the meal kit delivery market. 

So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of encouraged and empowered home cooks that expands across the globe. We are one of the fastest growing meal kit businesses and are active in 12 different countries across 3 continents. In Canada, our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal. We have launched facilities across the country and have recently added Chefs Plate to our team!

We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse FreshFam enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

If you would like to join a dynamic and highly motivated team and work in a high-growth industry where you can have an impact and make a difference every single day, then join us!

About the team: 

We are a close-knit group of engineers of different stripes - developers, testers, and product owners - who are working together to solve interesting e-commerce and supply chain problems around how people eat. Working closely with teams in Berlin, New York and Toronto, we work on challenging problems that make our business thrive and deliver real financial impact. Sometimes, this involves experimenting to improve the user journey and making it easier for our customers to buy amazing food. Sometimes, this means creating stable software solutions that keep our distribution centers running.


About the role: 

We are looking for an experienced test engineer to help drive the quality process for several teams through all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle. You will work closely with product owners to obtain requirements & help define test strategies to ensure we’ve covered all our bases. As a member of our North American team, you’ll work with highly-skilled engineers, who have been solving problems in this space for quite some time, and have turned HelloFresh into the #1 meal delivery service in the world!


You will: 

  • Work across several teams and markets to define and lead the quality process through all phases of SDLC
  • Define test strategies for newly developed functionalities
  • Contribute to enhancing automated testing solutions for web & mobile applications 
  • Help develop and maintain a comprehensive testing approach and plan 

You are: 

  • A quality champion and test architect coach, you strive for change and quality improvement
  • An active, solution-oriented member of autonomous, cross-functional agile teams collaborating with Product Owners, Frontend and Backend Engineers, Designers, and Business Intelligence teams 
  • Proficient in creating functional and non-functional risk-based test plans that include automations strategy for front and back end (plus business flows and user experience aspects) - You’re able to define regression plans and perform a quality risk analysis/mitigation
  • Experienced with test management tools and defect management tools (Jira preferred)


You have: 

  • Experience in leading and enabling the quality delivery process for a team, as well as a strong understanding of agile SDLC phases
  • 5+ years of working experience in an agile software development team, with knowledge of best practices and test methodologies
  • 4+ years of experience in testing high traffic distributed systems from component to end-to-end 
  • Experience with mobile testing and release processes is a must
  • Experience with developing quality processes for shorter release processes
  • You are able to define regression plans and perform a quality risk analysis/mitigation
  • An understanding of CI/CD principles and experience in maintaining jobs in CI/CD environments
  • Monitored open issues for severity and priority, communicated the risks and followed through remediation and defined the regression scope based on the quality risks
  • Experience writing automated tests for frontend or backend applications (Nice to have)
  • Experience with Microservices architecture, A/B testing and React (Nice to have)



Why you'll love it here:

  • A competitive salary and company benefits
  • 75% discount on HelloFresh and Chefs Plate boxes
  • Partial top-up for parental leaves
  • We trust and support you - take ownership of your work and push your ideas from inception to execution
  • We want to see you grow - we support your career progression and provide learning and development opportunities
  • We take our work seriously, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. You’ll work with fun, energetic, and supportive teams.
  • We’ve kept up the work-hard, play-hard energy virtually. From team socials to HQ Wellness Wednesdays to holiday and milestone celebrations, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to connect socially with teammates across the company.


When we return to the office:

To ensure the health and safety of our employees during COVID-19, our HQ employees are currently working remotely! When we return to the office, you’ll love:

  • Our bright and functional space located in the heart of downtown Toronto 
  • Our test kitchen, where our recipes are tested on-site, so there are delicious meals constantly flowing!
  • Our newly renovated employee lounge decked out with a movie projector, comfy couches, board games, a ping pong table, and local craft beer on tap!
  • Our gorgeous rooftop patio, with a perfect view of the CN Tower while you enjoy lunch outdoors!
  • Our fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit, healthy and not-so-healthy snacks, sparkling water, cold brew coffees, and more. (Are you seeing a pattern yet? Hint: We love food!).

You are welcome at our table

At HelloFresh, we are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees. We value diverse skills and experience, and strongly encourage applications from our Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, as well as people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities.

HelloFresh is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Upon request, we will provide accommodation for candidates at any stage.

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