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Make Your Mark in the Space Industry!

At Leanspace, a pioneering European space company, we are not just building a software platform; we are crafting the future of space missions. With our groundbreaking cloud services, aerospace engineers are revolutionising the way we integrate, test and operate satellites. Our client base ranges from cutting-edge NewSpace ventures to established players, running space programs to monitor Earth, provide internet or IoT connectivity from space, bring satellites to orbit, remove space debris… and many other exciting use cases. 

Our team of 35+ members representing 17 nationalities is the driving force behind our success. Having raised €10m so far from top-tier investors and being backed by the French government and European institutions, we are on an ambitious journey to reshape the global space market.

We are expanding our business rapidly, and we need your expertise to further innovate our platform. Our team is based in Strasbourg, France, a beautiful and vibrant city that offers a rich culture, easy access to nature and a fast-growing startup scene. Strasbourg is a highly international city, host of the European institutions, and located at the heart of Europe, near Germany and Switzerland.

Be Part of something Bigger

We are searching for a passionate Senior Test Engineer to join our engineering squads and QA team. As a senior test engineer you will be responsible for  the QA in at least one cross-functional squad. You will work alongside engineers, DevOps, and a product owner, taking responsibility for the evolution of a set of our services. You will work closely with the Product Manager, providing your insights and ideas as part of the agile ceremonies that frame our 3-week sprints. You will support the squad in rapid prototyping of new services for clients, always ensuring the appropriate level of quality. You will help continuously improve the quality of existing services already used in production by our clients. You will push for improvements in our internal processes and mentor the engineers in how to reach even higher levels of quality. You will actively help reach our ambitions target for test automation, develop automated tests. You will also be part of the QA chapter, exchanging lessons learned and developing ideas for cross squad QA improvements.

You will actively contribute to our startup mindset, where we value candid feedback, continuous learning, and efficient habits, and help your colleagues become their very best selves. They will do the same for you.

What We Are Looking For

Your experience matters:

  • 5+ years experience in quality assurance
  • Proficiency in UI automation using Playwright
  • Solid understanding of REST API testing using tools like Postman and Swagger
  • Experience in automation testing of APIs using TypeScript/Javascript
  • Collaborate effectively within Agile Scrum teams to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables
  • Helped form quality assurance processes and drive continuous improvements
  • Experience with defining, measuring and acting on leading and trailing KPIs
  • Solid Written and Spoken English

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with performance testing methodologies and tools
  • Experience in checking logs using tools like New Relic
  • Familiarity with SQL database systems as well as no-SQL databases
  • Exposure to or interest in the space sector and understanding of the challenges in space missions
  • Worked with cloud-based microservices architectures and contribute to testing efforts
  • Utilize code and bug management tools, including Git and Jira



    Why You will Love Working With Us

    • Be part of a fast-growing startup and accelerate your career
    • Influence space exploration directly through your work on satellites, rockets, and lunar missions
    • Enjoy a family-friendly environment, flexibility in working hours, and the possibility to work remotely two days a week
    • Assistance with relocation and help with the visa process if needed
    • Private health insurance (Alan)
    • Meal vouchers (Swile)
    • Subsidies for commuting costs
    • Close-knit culture with many social activities and team events
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