January 8, 2024

QA Engineering (all genders)

Fulltime | Permanent Position | Hamburg / Remote

Do you have an eye for detail and enjoy working through complex issues? Perfect! Then we should definitely talk — because we are looking for a QA Engineer (f/m/x) with these exact characteristics to join our hybrid team in Hamburg!

Be part of our journey to establish a dedicated Quality Assurance unit.

Your tasks

  • Taking a leadership role in establishing and refining QA processes within cross-functional project teams.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to define comprehensive product requirements and tickets, including acceptance criteria.
  • Designing and implementing end-to-end tests using tools such as Cypress.
  • Working closely with the infrastructure team to develop and optimise automated test pipelines.
  • Conducting meticulous manual testing across a range of browsers.
  • Ensuring precise implementation of features in alignment with acceptance criteria.
  • Validating layouts across various viewport sizes and ensuring optimal responsiveness.
  • Championing website accessibility, including keyboard navigation and screen reader compatibility according to the required accessibility standards.
  • Evaluating the editorial experience within content management systems.
  • Identifying and troubleshooting intricate bugs and workflow issues.
  • Leading comprehensive testing efforts for Drupal sites, content management, and user experience.
  • Contributing to the establishment of the QA team by participating in talent acquisition efforts and interviewing potential candidates.
  • Serving as a mentor and thought leader for QA team members, as well as guiding the growth of student workers.
  • Identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities through thorough penetration testing would be nice to have.


  • Extensive background in software engineering, specialising in quality assurance.
  • Proven experience in setting up and refining QA processes in collaborative, cross-functional environments.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to think critically about edge cases and feature implications.

Your profile

  • Proficiency in anticipating and addressing security vulnerabilities.
  • Strong leadership skills and a track record of mentoring and guiding junior team members.
  • Effective communication skills, crucial for collaborating with remote colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Adeptness with agile methodologies and adapting QA practices accordingly.
  • Proficiency in both English (mandatory) and German (preferable) communication.
  • Demonstrated expertise in testing and evaluating Drupal sites, including complex module integration, content management, and front-end performance.


Life at Factorial

Factorial is located in Hamburg Altona and, in fact, all over the world. Since 2015, we have grown into a team of over 50 dedicated, creative minds. Our roots are in coding – today we accompany our customers from strategy to digital product from a single source. At Factorial you will find a space where we support and learn from each other. Everyone with a focus on their individual development.

Locally and remotely, we are a steady team. We work interdisciplinary on user-centered interfaces and digital services based on open source technologies. New Work, Sustainable Development and Digital Fairness are the guiding ethics of our collaboration.

  • Flexibility in working location and working hours. 
  • Educational Budget and Contribution Days for your self-development.
  • Diversity in an international team. 
  • Work-Life-Support in collaboration with the “Fürstenberg Institut”.
  • Language lessons
  • Yoga lessons in Hamburg.
  • ‘Family-friendly company’ awarded by “Hamburger Allianz für Familien”.

FYI: You do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply.

Is it a match?

Please send your application including your aspired start date and salary expectations by email to our HR Manager Seda. You can reach her at jobs@factorial.io. We value real-life, working code higher than academic titles.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at Factorial, soon!

HR Seda

Seda Ülgen

Our People and Culture Manager Seda will be happy to help you. Call us if you would like to know more about us and this offer.