Senior Automation Engineer (m/f/d)

Syncier is a new company with start-up appeal that Allianz founded in 2018 to offer all insurance companies a cloud-based management platform for their insurance contracts.
We’re independent idea makers in the insurance world. 
At Syncier, we craft digital solutions to make our clients' businesses safer, faster, and more efficient. Uniquely positioned to optimize our clients' operations, we combine Allianz's insurance excellence, an established global player, with the agility of a startup company.

Are you ready for this challenge and write a new chapter in digitalization together with us? Then become part of our Syncier-Community in our Marketplace Venture at our Munich location now. We are looking for a

Senior Automation Engineer (m/f/d)
Your tasks:
  • You act as a solution-oriented member of an autonomous, cross-functional agile team collaborating with Product Owners, Engineers from Product and Platform teams, and Designers.
  • You take complete ownership, expand and improve our web, API and in general test automation frameworks in the team.
  • You work with cloud platform and development teams to fully understand new features and define areas for improvement of our tooling, which can be achieved through automation.
  • You gain in-depth understanding of Syncier Marketplace core products and inner workings, and act as ambassador in our community of 30+ engineers for solutions, offering support and mentorship to colleagues.
Your profile:
  • You have 5+ years of hands-on experience in creating testing frameworks from scratch, and are familiar with extending and integrating frameworks.
  • You have experience in creating the tools and tests for API testing and UI testing (e.g. Selenium, Testcafe, Cypress). 
  • You have 5+ years of experience with Python, Groovy scripting or GoLang (advantage) as this is useful to create scripts for automations that are outside the web-ui/api context.
  • You have experience with contract-based testing (e.g. PACT tool) for microservices, choosing tools for integration testing with microservices and writing integration tests.
  • You have experience with end2end testing and know how to choose the right type of test to get the desired quality coverage.
  • You are experienced in creating and maintaining tests as part of CI/CD pipelines, using Azure pipelines, Jenkins, Concourse or similar tools.
  • You have a strong understanding of SDLC and how the testing and quality activities are introduced in each of its phases.
  • Experience designing/implementing test pipelines for multi-thread/multi-state environments would be a great advantage.
  • You possess strong knowledge of Agile testing methodologies and adapt best practices quickly. 
  • You understand the concepts of virtualization, containerisation, microservice architecture, cloud and SaaS.
  • You thrive on the opportunity to collaborate and mentor team members, while also sharing practical knowledge and trends.
  • You are open for new challenges as for exploring new ideas, new technologies and tools. 
  • We are looking for a strong problem-solver who can apply his/her engineering skills to a wide range of platforms and environments, while also acting as an ambassador to coach team members and stakeholders.
  • Interacting with front-end engineers, backend engineers, QA engineers, product managers and Cloud Platform (DevOps) team is very much part of our day-to-day. Communication skills are important in this role to make an impact on the engineering organization.
We offer...
  • an exciting opportunity in an innovative and growing company.
  • open communication, flat hierarchies, and the freedom to work independently.
  • an international working environment.
  • homeoffice, flexible working hours and a competitive salary.
  • an open feedback culture and the opportunity to integrate your ideas.
  • paid education (e.g. training, workshops, conferences).
  • various opportunities to develop yourself professionally and personally in specialist and management functions.
  • as part of our team, you will have the possibility to shape the future of a sector that is changing rapidly. 
  • a modern office space directly in the stylish Munich factory district.
Equal employment opportunity:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse environment for employees at every stage of their lives. We look for people with passion and integrity. Unusual developments and twists in the resume are not a knock-out criterion. We at Syncier value broad perspectives; people who think precisely and creative, and are not afraid to challenge assumptions.

Your application:
  • CV
  • Personal letter
  • Possible starting date
  • Expected salary

Are you interested? They apply now stating your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations via Your contact person for this job is Susanne Puglisi. We are looking forward to your application!
Your contact person for this job offer is Susanne Puglisi.
Susanne Puglisi