Job Quality Assurance Specialist IT - Wageningen


Wageningen University & Research
  • Wageningen University & Research
  • HBO or higher
  • Medior/Senior level
  • Permanent contract
  • 32 - 36 hours p/w
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Function description

Quality Assurance Specialist IT

We are looking for

For our IT department (over 160 employees) we are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Quality Assurance Specialist IT who gets satisfaction from contributing to and improving all test quality aspects of our IT services. In addition to software development, our services also include services such as SaaS solutions and changes to our infrastructure. You will be able to promote the importance of test quality within the IT organization.

You do this primarily through a practical implementation within teams and projects, in which you write test plans and scripts, but also direct the implementation. Secondarily, you play a tactical role in the design of the Q&A policy of the IT organization. Does this appeal to you and are you also sensitive to a pleasant working atmosphere in combination with an excellent CLA? Then read on!

Your personal 'toolbox' as a Quality Assurance Specialist IT includes knowledge of and experience with market current methods, best practices and tooling that enable you to come up with the most appropriate solutions within an agile work environment. This makes you a connecting factor between the more than 20 multidisciplinary teams, each with their own piece of responsibility, and helps them to further develop their independence and professionalism, always with an eye for quality, uniformity and security.

The work mainly takes place during office hours and from a beautiful and modern working environment on our green and lively campus in Wageningen.

We ask

  • At least one completed relevant higher professional education (hbo) course
  • A proven minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience within ICT environments
  • TMAP/ISTQB certification
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Demonstrable experience with test automation, visible in your CV
  • A positive, social and cooperative basic attitude characterised by pro activity and interest
  • A healthy degree of security and quality awareness and result-orientation can be demonstrated in your CV.
  • As a Quality Assurance Specialist IT you have experience working in an Agile/SCRUM work environment.

We offer

A challenging position with, depending on your experience, a competitive salary of at least € 3,336 to a maximum of € 5,183 (salary scale 11) for a full working week of 36 hours in accordance with the Wageningen Research Collective Labour Agreement. This is initially an appointment for one year, with the intention of entering into a permanent position. In addition, an employment contract of 0.8 FTEs is negotiable.

In addition, we offer:

  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • a structural end-of-year bonus of 3%;
  • excellent training opportunities and fringe benefits;
  • flexible working hours and holidays can possibly be determined in consultation so that an optimal balance between work and private life is possible;
  • excellent pension scheme through ABP;
  • 171 holiday hours and good supplementary leave schemes;
  • the possibility to work a maximum of 40 hours per week and thus build up a maximum of 204 compensation hours per year;
  • a choice model for composing part of your terms of employment yourself, such as a bicycle plan;
  • a lively workplace where you can easily make contacts and where many activities take place on the Wageningen Campus. And where education, research and business are represented;
  • use of the sports facilities available on the campus for a small fee.

We offer a versatile job in an international environment with varied activities in a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

Wageningen University & Research stimulates internal career opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for personal initiative in a learning environment.

More information about Wageningen University & Research

For more information about the position, please contact Sander van den Steen van Ommeren, Department Manager, telephone: 0317-484831 or by e-mail: [email protected]

For more information about the procedure you can contact Monique Scott-Avis, P&O Advisor, telephone: 0317-482417.or by e-mail: [email protected]

You can only apply for this vacancy online until Wednesday 30 September 2020 via the 'Apply' button.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

We are

To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. That is the mission of Wageningen University & Research. Some 6,500 employees and 12,500 students from more than 100 countries work all over the world in the field of healthy food and living environment. Wageningen University & Research is an organization with an international impact and is making great strides in the provision of information. In 2018, we celebrated our 100th anniversary and we are already working on the next 100 years with themes that are important for IT, such as data driven science and digitization and flexibilization of (online) education.

With 160 employees, the IT organisation within the Facility Management Department (FB-IT) ensures a well-functioning and modern ICT and digital (learning) environment for education and research. IT is a flexible, agile organisation with plenty of development and career opportunities for IT specialists at various levels. We provide stable basic facilities and work together with the business in multidisciplinary teams on current issues in areas such as digitization, self-service, security, data management, high performance computing and cloud strategy. We are proud of our second place in the ranking of best employers at non-ICT organizations according to the Computable Career Guide 2019, see:

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Salary info Gross € 3,336 - € 5,183 p/m
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