Staff Software Quality Engineer

Schibsted, Barcelona

See jobs at Schibsted

Duration: Full-Time

Schibsted Marketplaces empower the world’s economy and promote sustainability by enabling anyone to sell and everyone to buy, connecting people to new opportunities and great deals every day. Our goal is to provide fantastic value to all of our 30 million daily users across 22 countries, with effective and safe online classified ads.

Schibsted Marketplaces is one of the two business divisions of Schibsted, an international organization with more than 3,000 employees in 19 countries. For nearly 200 years, Schibsted has been a trusted name in media, with leading daily newspapers in Sweden and Norway and a trusted family of digital consumer brands.

Our 3000+ employees in Schibsted Marketplaces focus daily on solving real problems for our users. With leading generalist marketplaces across Europe, exciting growth companies in Latin America and Eastern Europe, and technology hubs in Barcelona and Paris, our teams balance local insight with global scale to develop innovative products and features on the leading edge of digital.

Your team

Located within Marketplaces, the mission of the Components area is to provide best-in-class components which integrate into the local marketplace sites to help our millions of customers trade online every day.
Within Components,  the Messaging team at Schibsted owns the software and infrastructure that sends over 5 million messages every day and serves millions of customers worldwide. Marketplaces from the Schibsted group all over the world use our infrastructure and integrate their applications using our SDKs to enable chat in their web sites. Our team is formed by more than 15 professionals from different areas such as UX, Product and Tech that work together to develop top-of-the-line software products.

The Role

As part of the Messaging team you will help the team on improving quality engineering practices within the team. You will work on other teams as subject matter expert on quality to help them to improve test coverage, release velocity and production health


  • In your team:

  • Lead and educate on improving developer and engineering team's test coverage, release velocity and production health & monitoring
  • Plan, research, recommend and use new technologies as required in various parts of the testing process.
  • Design and lead the implementation of automation testing strategies for different components
  • Work with developers to identify, analyze and document defects, questionable functions, errors and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, content and security

  • With the rest of the teams

  • Work with other teams as subject matter expert on quality to help them to improve test coverage, release velocity and production health
  • Run a  Software quality engineer community of practice (guild) across different teams  to share best practices, run workshops and evalegice best practices.


  • Strong expertise on design for testability
  • Experience developing test automation
  • Understands Quality by design, and consistently works with Unit testing, Integration Testing
  • Subject matter expert of software quality and CI/CD systems
  • Used to play around with web protocols, web servers & application servers in Linux and MacOS environments
  • Fluent in the comprehension and use of Object-Oriented design patterns, able to make architectural decisions
  • Development best practices used: Pair programming, code review, clean code, Must show initiative, proactively finding and solving product problems
  • Ownership and result oriented person
  • Have a team-player spirit, which benefits the group vs the individual
  • Good written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills
  • Technical and business level English is a must

About Schibsted

About us SHAPING THE MEDIA OF TOMORROW. TODAY. Schibsted is an international media group with 7,300 employees in 22 countries.Our strategy to become a global leader within our fields is bold. It consists of three elements that work seamlessly together: Classifieds, Growth and Media Houses. We aim to be a global leader in online classified marketplaces and offer the best solutions and services for our users. We invest in great entrepreneurs and help scale their businesses locally and internationally by leveraging the Schibsted ecosystem. We are building world class digital media houses that will shape the media landscape for years to come. Schibsted Media Group has a global reach with both global challenges and global opportunities. We are constantly looking for great talents to help us challenge the present: Developers in Paris, UX-designers in Stockholm, sales people in Sao Paulo and key account managers in Madrid. Why don't you check out the opportunities we are currently offering? We want to hear from you!

Want to learn more about Schibsted? Visit Schibsted's website.