Atypon is a software and services company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, renowned for its technological leadership when it comes to online delivery of professional / scholarly publisher content.
We are looking for a talented and self-driven Senior Software Engineer in Test to expand our Athens engineering team in the area of test automation.
Selected candidate will be part of a team of forward thinking professionals who take great pride in building out automated testing frameworks across all product components.
Be exposed to a wide array of technologies - this is a great way to sharpen your technical skills and advance your career.
Working with the QAA Manager to act as technical authority on test automation tooling and frameworks, to support the entire product development lifecycle
Participate in the design, development, and implementation of test standards as well as QA procedures to maintain high levels of software quality and product reliability.
Managing and scaling our Internal Test Infrastructure
Contribute to the planning process, establishing tasks and forecasts for work
Effectively lead and mentor Software Engineers in Test
Participate in the design, development, and implementation of our in-house automation platforms using technologies such as Java, Spring, TestNG, Selenium, Cucumber, Cypress etc.
Excelling at Atypon
You are an engineer with a passion for test automation. You like taking on new challenges. You can think independently and you want to think.
You want to be part of a multi-national team and work together with top-notch engineers like yourself. We take pride in providing a challenging environment that makes it possible for our QAA engineering team to thrive intellectually and creatively.
Atypon continues to lead in content delivery with technologies such as machine learning, linked data, big data analytics, and their novel application for publishers.
In addition, publishers engage Atypon to create innovative work environments that enhance the productivity of the researcher and knowledge worker, who are the end users of our publishing systems.
Atypon has a global sales and development team with six offices spread in four different countries. More information at
We are an established company that grew without outside financing
We are dynamic, secure, growing, and profitable
We are market leaders because we foster innovation
No travel obligations, other than for training purposes
Knowledge & Experience
BSc / MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
Ideally 4+ years experience in a hands-on Software Engineer in Test role, plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience leading teams of highly technical QA staff
Good leadership skills, able to motivate and lead people
Demonstrable experience in defining and implementing comprehensive test automation strategies for complex software projects working in Agile environments, for full lifecycle from test to production environments, also with focus on non-functional requirements
Proven track record and competency in Quality Assurance concepts : test planning, test case design, test case prioritization, test case execution, bug reporting & tracking
Proven communication and presentation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Should be opinionated, especially about test automation
Technical skills : Mandatory
Experience with TDD and / or BDD, with hands-on experience of Gherkin and Cucumber JVM
Experience as a Software Engineer or Software Engineer in Test, ideally using Java or Groovy on Linux
Extensive hands-on experience of using automated test frameworks such as Selenium, Rest-Assured, TestNG, JBehave, Cypress, JUnit, Applitools etc.
Familiarity with at least one versioning control system, preferably Git.
Hands-on experience building automation platforms for complex software projects
A solid understanding of Web technologies; e.g. XML, React, HTML5, JQuery, etc
Experience in automating testing for both back-end systems, front-end GUIs and responsive web applications
Hands-on experience with monitoring platforms like Grafana, Kibana etc.
A working understanding of Ansible, Maven, Gradle, Docker, Kubernetes
Our benefits package includes :
Flexible working hours
Fun environment working in a dynamic team
Performance evaluation based on merit
Attendance in Software Engineering Conferences - Workshops