Lead QA Engineer

Hasselt, Belgium

Software AG simplifies the connected world. Founded in 1969 it helps deliver the experiences that employees, partners and customers now expect. Its technology creates the digital backbone that integrates applications, devices, data and clouds; empowers streamlined processes; and connects “things” like sensors, devices and machines. It helps 10,000+ organizations to become a truly connected enterprise and make smarter decisions, faster.

Our story goes beyond technology. We put people first – employees, customers, and partners. We build strong teams and cultivate relationships that last. We provide incomparable products, solutions, services, and technical excellence for our customers. We are a team of over 5,000 colleagues across 70+ countries who value inclusion, integrity, and innovation. Our size means everyone has an impact and every voice is valued. We are big enough to compete and small enough to care.

TrendMiner, a Software AG company, is a leading provider of Analytical SaaS platform that enables industrial companies to improve their operational performance through data-driven insights. We are a dynamic and fast-growing company based in Hasselt, Belgium, with a global customer base spanning across several industries, including chemicals, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals.

Do you get energy from building scalable, modular services that are ready to embrace a serverless cloud future? If software engineering within an ever-growing platform is your expertise, we would like to talk to you!

Be you, join us.

As a Lead QA Engineer within the DevOps field you have an appetite for quality. You satisfy this appetite by automating and validating deployments of our computing tech stack. You assist in getting our software ready and robust for an infinite scalable future in the cloud.

Automation feels natural to you and you know how to leverage CI/CD to create an efficient and qualitative delivery of our software, with integrated automated test suites (performance, security, etc.). You have a drive to improve, and can inspire teams, peers and stakeholders to embrace BDD/TDD as part of the development process.

Essential Functions

  • Work in our Platform team to validate software deployments in all supported configurations, and drive automated validations and testing.
  • Work together with your QA colleagues in other (functional) agile teams
  • Apply DevOps best practices in the team’s mindset
  • Work in an agile/scrum product-driven environment, using best in class tools and technologies (Kubernetes K3s, GitHub, Azure, AWS, etc.)


  • Analyse complex technical/specialised problems and adapt standardised solutions to these problems
  • Critically evaluate our testing strategy and work with your peers in QA towards improvements.
  • You will work with Cucumber style acceptance scenarios and assist in automating them

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in software installation validation
  • Experience with Java, Python and Bash
  • Experience with a Linux/Unix command-line
  • Experience with Git and preferably GitHub Actions
  • Experience with SQL
  • Proven experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Applied knowledge of software engineering best practices (TDD, DDD, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansible is considered an advantage
  • Having foundation level ISTQB certification or equivalent TMap certification, or willingness to obtain this within your first few months
  • You express yourself fluently in English
  • You know your way with a defect management tool (preferably JIRA)
  • Passionate about software development, innovation, and creative thinking

Do not miss the opportunity to…

  • Become part of a smart and ambitious team that will help you thrive
  • Experience the rise of a successful and fast-growing company
  • Join a dynamic environment with a lot to learn and do
  • Work in and with international teams that are focused on delivering excellent value to our customers
  • Work on an innovative big data analytics product
  • Design, implement, and test features using agile and DevOps methodologies.

What We Offer

  • A competitive compensation package including a company car.
  • Flexible working hours and attention to work/life balance
  • Your choice of laptop (Windows, Linux, Mac)
  • Meal vouchers
  • Hospitalisation insurance
  • Group insurance
  • Net benefits
  • An open-minded culture where you can ‘be your best you
  • Personal Learning and Development budget and guidance
  • Company managed and external training opportunities
  • Exciting and challenging initiatives and projects and the possibility to make a real difference.
  • The opportunity to join a visionary technical innovator and work with state-of-the-art tools.
  • A great office at Corda in Hasselt
  • A 60% remote work policy

About TrendMiner

Founded in 2008 as a spin-off from the University of Leuven, TrendMiner develops discovery, diagnostic & predictive analytics solutions for the process manufacturing industry. Our cross-functional agile development teams are developing an innovative big data analytics product for the process industry. As of 2018, TrendMiner is part of the Software AG company to consolidate its leading position in the rapidly growing IoT (Internet of Things) market. TrendMiner is growing fast, so we are always on the lookout for ambitious and enthusiastic new talent.

TrendMiner is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

Your contact:

Rebeca Martens,

Talent Acquisition Partner


How to apply

You can apply for this job by emailing your resume and motivation to jobs@trendminer.com or you can use our online application form.

At Software AG we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and fairness where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, compensate, develop, promote, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Your contact:

Rebeca Martens

Talent Acquisition Partner




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