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QA Engineer

Helsinki, Finland
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Anton Korenyushkin
Must have skills:
Nice to have skills:
Work arrangement:
Onsite only
Search technology
Visa sponsorship:
Company size:
201-500 employees
Trial period:
3 months
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QA Engineer

Helsinki, Finland


AlphaSense is a revolutionary AI-powered search engine for market intelligence used by financial firms and corporations across industries and geographies. With more than 1,000 enterprise clients, their mission is to enable knowledge professionals to acquire critical business insights and data with speed and conviction. The company's search technology leverages AI and NLP to parse topics, concepts and ideas semantically and uncover the most relevant insights from previously fragmented data sets.


Our client is a search technology company serving the global financial and corporate markets, ranked as the fastest growing technology company in Finland. They have developed a revolutionary semantic search engine that solves the information overload problem for investors and market research professionals. Their product combines breakthrough innovations in search technology, natural language processing and Big Data distributed computing, built by the company’s technology team in Finland. They have over 700 corporate customers worldwide. To support the growth, our client is hiring experienced, capable and energetic software development professionals to join its Helsinki team. A competitive salary and bonus together with stock options are offered to all selected candidates. Our client is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to develop automated and manual tests for the state-of-the-art research engine. Job description: You will join an engineering team of world-class software experts and be responsible for implementing, executing and measuring the automated testing of the product using Java, Kotlin, and scripting languages. You will work together with the team of developers and testers to ensure the overall functionality and quality of the software. Relocation assistance is provided.
Must-have skills
  • A BS/MS degree in a relevant technical discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology 
  • Experience setting up automated test frameworks and implementing tests for use cases along with the necessary reporting tools 
  • Experience with performance and scalability testing 
  • Understanding of test-driven development and continuous delivery 
  • Experience with an iterative Agile methodology and use of tools like JIRA, Wiki, Git, Maven, Jenkins 
  • Strong Java (or Kotlin), SQL and Linux skills 
  • Knowledge of tests automation best practices and patterns 
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as shell scripts, Perl, Python 
Nice to have skills:
  • Experience with cloud systems such as AWS and micro-services is a plus 
  • Experience with BDD is a plus Experience with Apache Solr is a plus 
  • Passion for software testing and quality 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work both in a team environment and independently 

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