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QA Automation Engineer for Browser Ad-filtering Solution (BAS) - Berlin / Remote

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Job Description

Get to know us

At eyeo, we transform the internet into a trusted, sustainable and accessible place where users regain control over their experience, content creators and publishers are rewarded for their content, and advertisers and consumers can connect on mutually agreed terms.

eyeo’s market-leading ad-filtering technology powers products like Adblock Plus and AdBlock as well as technical integrations for popular browsers. Our solutions empower users to control their online experience and privacy, while providing monetization for content creators, publishers and advertisers.

In combining our partnerships and our subsidiary products, our technology reaches 300 million monthly active users worldwide.

eyeo is a global employer of over 300 people working remotely in more than 30 countries (predominantly North America and Europe) with our HQ in Berlin and small offices in Cologne, Toronto and NYC (planned soon).

How we work

eyeo has colleagues based all over the world. We love our diversity and take great pride in our company culture. We practice an independent, remote workstyle with work distributed in cross-functional matrix teams that span predominantly EST and CET time zones. If working remotely isn’t for you, we also have a large office in Berlin and soon in NYC that you can choose to work from. Twice a year we come together as a team and once a year, we host an all-company retreat, our Summer Week. By enabling remote work and in-person sessions, we have built a hybrid culture that provides a unique dynamic of flexibility and belonging.

What you'll do

You will help us develop, maintain and test our Browser Ad-filtering Solution (BAS), formerly known as Chromium SDK, which brings ad filtering and other user experience improvements to Chromium-based browsers. Through our distribution partners, some of which are major OEM vendors, it reaches 220+ million users worldwide. BAS also powers our very own AdBlock Browser.

You will strive to continuously increase the quality of the product via test automation, CI improvements, internal tooling, documentation, and so on. You will also conduct manual testing when we make a release or a partner is about to roll out major changes, to ensure all relevant functionalities are in place.

Your day-to-day activities:

  • Help maintain testing environments required for team projects
  • Strategize and develop reliable automated test cases for such an environment
  • Identify and migrate manual processes to automated ones, especially with CI/CD in mind
  • Ensure created tooling and processes are well-documented
  • Enable and encourage other developers and QA engineers to design and implement tests efficiently by providing them with the right tools and frameworks
  • Foster open communication and close collaboration with other members of the business unit, to strengthen the teams and increase overall productivity
  • Take ownership of team rituals through the rotation of facilitator roles

What you bring to the table

  • Intermediate or senior level proficiency with software testing and quality assurance
  • Familiarity with testing on mobile platforms
  • Familiarity with common cloud-computing platform components. On AWS, for example, it would be EC², CloudWatch, S3, etc.
  • Knowledge of basic web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Knowledge of a scripting language, like Python
  • Knowledge of browser test automation frameworks like Selenium, Nightwatch or Playwright
  • Knowledge of network protocols (DNS, HTTPS, DHCP, TCP) , proxy servers, VPN, firewall
  • Knowledge of the Git version control system
  • Outgoing, proactive involvement
  • Familiarity with agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills in English

It’s awesome if you have

  • Familiarity with device testing services like Google/Firebase test lab, AWS Device Farm, Browserstack or TestObject
  • Experience with Android or Chromium development
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages, like C++ or Java
  • Experience collaborating as part of a remote team

What we offer

  • Work remotely or from one of our offices —we trust you to find what works best for you
  • Full package of benefits (health insurance, choice of hardware, paid vacation days, professional development and relocation budget, sabbatical leave, etc.)
  • Offsite team days and the annual summer company retreat

* Some benefits vary subject to the hiring location

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eyeo is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief. When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) - Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at] If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at

Advice from our career coach

As someone interested in joining eyeo as a Software Testing Engineer, it is crucial to understand the responsibilities and requirements of the role to stand out as an applicant. Here are some key tips to help you succeed:

  • Highlight your proficiency in software testing and quality assurance, showcasing your expertise in developing reliable automated test cases and identifying manual processes for automation.
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of mobile platform testing, cloud-computing components (such as AWS), and web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Showcase your experience with scripting languages like Python, browser test automation frameworks, network protocols, and version control systems like Git.
  • Emphasize your familiarity with agile frameworks, excellent communication skills in English, and previous experience collaborating as part of a remote team.
  • If you have additional experience with device testing services, Android or Chromium development, programming languages like C++ or Java, make sure to include that in your application.

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