Dé VakantieDiscounter (Elmar Reizen B.V.) is an online travel agency from the Benelux and was founded over 20 years ago. From 2009 to 2020, the company has grown its revenue 50x. Currently, VakantieDiscounter is embarking on an internationalization journey, starting with Germany and further expanding into several other countries in Europe. The company is continuously focused on innovative improvements and quality, not only with regards to the platform but also in terms of channels to reach and support the customer. The ever-prevailing goal is to make it easier and more comfortable for the customer to select a lovely holiday. The vibrant VakantieDiscounter office, with an international team of 90 people, is located on the Amsterdam canals in the center of the city. The organization is flat, democratic, and based on trust, and employees have much freedom in achieving success through their preferred approach.

Dé VakantieDiscounter

Amsterdam, NL

Software Tester

We are looking for a Software Tester to join us as part of two Agile Feature teams. Your expertise will ensure high-quality delivery for excellent customer experience and help us with Q.A. automation best practices. You will be involved in technical decision-making and defining the functional refinements. While the engineers will be concerned with test automation and regression prevention, your focus will be on feature release quality and supporting the Product Owners and stakeholders with our Q.A. process.

We do all our development in-house using a technology stack based on the Java platform, using Clojure and ClojureScript on the frontend and Scala on the backend. All our end-to-end tests are writing in JavaScript using the Cypress framework.

Dé VakantieDiscounter (Elmar Reizen B.V.) is the leading online travel agency in The Netherlands, where our customers experience a more accessible and more comfortable way of booking their holiday on www.vakantiediscounter.nl.

What we expect from you

  • Ensure the quality of our product, including security, reliability, and performance
  • Collaborate with the Product Owners in scenario discovery and User Story acceptance
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans for our entire system
  • Help the engineers with Q.A. automation to prevent regression
  • Investigate when our stakeholders and customers signal issues
  • Always ask the question “what could go wrong?” and prevent it from happening

Your skills and qualifications

  • You are a seasoned Software Tester (5+ years) on web-based software projects
  • You have substantial experience working in an Agile environment
  • You are detail-oriented, precise, and work systematically
  • You have a passion for learning and sharing your knowledge
  • You have good communication skills in English

We consider it a plus if you have experience with:

  • Automation testing frameworks and are familiar with Cypress
  • JavaScript, with testing service architectures, and with Jenkins or other CI/CD tooling
  • Test processes in a cloud environment like AWS or GCP
  • When you speak Dutch

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A developer-focused workspace at our Amsterdam office
  • A fast-growing and flat organization with the possibility of flexible working hours and benefits in terms of health, pension, and fun initiatives, team buildings, and events
  • The opportunity to develop through courses, conferences, and events
  • 30 paid holidays
  • Discount on your holiday trips
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing, 30% tax ruling)