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Date posted:  Jan 7, 2023

Varna, BG

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13641

Senior QA Engineer (Back-End)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees.

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem.


  • Collaborate with product owners and software development team to analyse product specs, develop test scenarios and execute to ensure quality of solutions.
  • Perform different types of functional and non-functional testing as needed in multiple cycles and report defects suitably.
  • Contribute to / build test automation frameworks, any required utilities or tools, automated test templates to enable test automation
  • Create and maintain test artefacts like test strategy, plan, BDD acceptance tests, other verification test scenarios, scripts and any other deliverable necessary to achieve high level of quality.
  • Define, review, track and report quality assurance metrics
  • Contribute to / establish, comply with and promote QA guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Ensure QA goals and approach are well understood and ultimately secure buy-in from all relevant team members.
  • Train and mentor new team members in product, process and technology aspects.


  • Experience with at least two modern, large scale web app testing/QA projects.
  • Experience with back-end, API testing.
  • Experience with Postman is a plus.
  • Experience and contribution in building or enhancing test automation frameworks, utilities or tools using open source or commercial tools or libraries is a plus.
  • Experience in / good exposure to all types of testing (functional and non functional) and ability to communicate them is required.
  • Experience with at least one programming/scripting language with understanding of OOP concepts is required and good working knowledge of design principles, design patterns and data structures and algorithms is a plus.
  • Eligible for appropriate grades of seniority based on background experience and competence levels.
  • Interest to make a difference through connecting with millions of users. Understanding of low LSM users and agriculture technologies.

Additional Information

You get

  • To directly impact products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model
  • To work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment
  • Very competitive remuneration and an unlimited work contract
  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • Flexible working hours, working from home/remote option
  • Support for personal development, training, conferences, and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies, and frameworks
  • To choose your own preferred MacOS hardware

Contact details

Padelis Kollias

Talent Acquisition Manager

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 

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