It wasn’t so long ago that booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York’s iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone.
In fact, that’s what we do at Booking.com. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we’re busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more.
Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve for some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission.
We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet’s beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.
As a Software Quality Specialist you are part of the Payments Department within Booking.com and a true advocate for quality. The main goal will be providing a frictionless and bug-free user experience by testing the quality of the Booking.com website, mobile sites, apps and internal systems, in cooperation with Designers, Developers and Product Owners. You will participate in the day to day update of the website and native apps as well as ongoing quality projects. The ideal candidate is capable of taking ownership and responsibility for finding bugs and following them up to resolution. You will frequently communicate with the different product development teams and you will be expected to contribute with ideas to improve our products’ user experience and to investigate and escalate incoming bug reports accordingly.
This role requires an individual with excellent communication skills, great attention to detail and good business and technical understanding. Due to the rapid and continuous growth of the organization the tasks and duties of this role may evolve over time. You will be keen to develop and grow within the role and to take on additional challenges and responsibilities as they occur.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join Booking.com and become part of the Software Quality Community within Technology.
Perform manual testing of features and A/B test experiments, bug hunting and exploratory testing of products on website, apps and internal tools
Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Prioritize and plan testing activities
Identify bugs, report and follow up until resolution
Help troubleshooting and investigating issues
Support tech teams to write end-to-end automated tests
Provide feedback on experimentation and implementation
Contribute to experimentation with new ideas that can result in high ROI
Provide extensive trainings and workshops for new hires/experienced roles in tech about testing culture and best practices
Create and maintain web-based testing documentation to empower tech teams to test better
Liaise with tech teams to identify quality requirements, track quality assurance metrics and provide relevant reports
Be a strong advocate for our customers ensuring the highest product quality and the best user experience
Stay up-to-date with testing tools and test strategies
Minimum of 4 years of experience as Quality Assurance / Test / Quality engineering domain or similar job
Excellent communication skills
Critical and creative thinking
Able to prioritize independently
A ‘getting things done’ mentality
Pragmatic, proactive and flexible attitude
Analytical skill and attention to details
Fast to adapt to changes
Technical understanding of desktop and mobile software systems
Able to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
Knowledge of any automation framework
An opportunity to contribute to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide.
Be part of a truly international fast paced environment and performance driven culture.
Various opportunities to grow technically and personally via side projects, hackathons, conferences and your involvement in the community.
Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe: Amsterdam
Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the “Booking Deal” including other perks and benefits
Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
With over 70 different nationalities within the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and grow your career in a multicultural environment.
We value Diversity of all types and in an open, dynamic workplace. This has been a pillar at Booking.com since day one, and something we continue to strongly believe in and build today.
Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.