Quality Assurance Engineer

Kaia Health

Munich, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Industry: Data-driven Health
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website: www.kaiahealth.com
  • Company Address: 134 N 4th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11249

About Kaia Health

Founded in 2016, Kaia Health is a leading digital therapeutics company that creates evidence-based treatments for a range of disorders including musculoskeletal conditions and COPD. Kaia Health uses innovative technology, including artificial intelligence and computer vision, and works with medical experts to create an interdisciplinary digital approach.

Job Description

Kaia is a mission-focused health technology company.

Our story began in 2016, when our founders, Konstantin Mehl and Manuel Thurner, created a mission to bring affordable and accessible relief to millions of people with chronic conditions.  No strangers to chronic pain themselves, they decided to innovate ways to remove the obstacles many people experience in getting the leading-edge care they need.

How do Kaia apps work? Kaia uses a dynamic AI-powered algorithm. Our programs are based on multimodal rehabilitation, a holistic approach to managing chronic conditions. Our users have easy access via smartphone and tablet to our programs for back/hip/knee pain and COPD using this evidence-based approach.

Five years into our story, we are a leader in digital therapeutics, with 500,000+ users worldwide. Having raised $125 million from investors like Optum Ventures, idInvest, and Balderton Capital, to name a selected few, we are poised to create a global footprint in digital self-care. Kaia is patient empowerment made easy.

The regulatory landscape is quickly adapting to the digital ecosystem. Therefore, our mission and strategy bring new opportunities for determined talent to join our journey. With over 100 “Kaianeers” spread across the US and Europe, we now need more specialized talent to help take our mission further.


Summary of Role:

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to expand our Quality Assurance team. The position requires working with one or multiple team(s), testing various features of our products.

The role encompasses:

        Define and execute the functional and non-functional testing for newly developed features.
        Define and execute the regression testing process to ensure no existing business functionality is affected by feature development.
        Design and develop automated tests for mobile and web applications.
        Actively collaborate with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders to build requirements, especially in terms of testability, consistency and completeness for project success.
        Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
        Track test progress, report results, forecast areas of risk and provide mitigation plans.
        Effectively communicate and document all the defects discovered during the testing process.
        Take ownership/responsibility for the product quality.
        Review and assess the work of other QA Engineers.

Your profile:

        B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.
        3+ years of Quality Assurance and software testing experience.
        1+ years of test automation experience.
        Experience with testing mobile and web-based applications.
        Experienced in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test strategies, test plans and test cases.
        Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
        Have a cross-functional perspective
        Experience in working in an agile environment. (e.g. Scrum)
        Solid understanding of the SDLC phases.
        Thorough understanding of client-server architecture and interaction, basic knowledge of databases, version control systems, agile methodology, general programming principles.
        Ability to analyze and trace issues across the whole stack (client, server, database, infrastructure, configuration/content) and document them in a way that they can be reproduced easily.
        Hands-on experience with automated testing tools/frameworks such as Cypress, Selenium, Appium, Espresso, XCTest, Cucumber, etc.)
        Experience with modern CI/CD tools (GitHub, GitLab, Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis, etc.)
        Excellent communication skills and the ability to concisely transfer information in written and spoken English.
        Ambitious personality eager to take responsibility for complex challenges.
        Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
        Excellent attention to detail.

Ideally you also have:

        ISTQB certification

You'll fit in with our company culture if you:

        Are user centric and view technology as a tool to improve a user’s life
        Have a bias for action; the world is complex and unpredictable place so starting, releasing, and getting feedback iteratively is the only possible path to success
        Strive to be articulate and humble, make the complex simple, present ideas openly, accepting that being wrong is part of the process
        Are not afraid of tackling problems that others deem impossible
        Thrive in an entrepreneurial team, adapt easily to change, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
        Have worked in a fast-growing organization before (preferred)

Some of the benefits we offer:

        Opportunity to shape the future of digital health – one of the fastest growing industries
        A goal that allows you to grow with. We believe we have only built a fraction of what we have imagined
        Work with an experienced founding team (previously founded and scaled Foodora)
        Flat hierarchies, flexible vacation and working times
        Personal development budget of 1200 Euro per year
        Free drinks, team events, knowledge sharing sessions, engineering library

Some of the benefits of being a Kaianeer:

You can directly influence the future of digital health in a team of industry experts and digital shapers.

You will work alongside serial entrepreneurs (previously founded and scaled another startup, Foodora).

You’ll enjoy flat hierarchies, a hybrid work from home/office environment, and flexible vacation and working times.

We support your professional development and have a budget set aside for you just for that!

Happy hours, team events, and knowledge-sharing sessions galore!

Join us if you’re looking for an entrepreneurial adventure and an exciting place to grow personally and professionally.

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