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Excite Holidays

Test Analyst

Full Time

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location_iconAthens, Greece

when_icon 2018-11-08

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info iconBasic Information

Life is short – so work somewhere awesome! Join Excite Holidays as our new Tester and be part of our dynamic Tech & Innovation Department!

Who are we?

Excite Holidays is an award-winning online travel wholesaler. We provide the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry and empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of accommodation, activities, transfer services and ferry tickets in over 150 countries.

We are a travel tech company that exists to keep innovating and revolutionizing the travel industry. At Excite Holidays, we have some of the most passionate minds finding ways to make travel simpler, sleeker and seamless for our agents. We are made for agents.

Excite staffers are curious, they are explorers, performers, and collaborators, who continually find ways to innovate and disrupt the status quo. Excellence is at the heart of it all – our level of care is second to none and we go the extra mile because we want to be the best in everything we do.

Discover the world of travel tech as our Tester Analyst!

Technology and Innovation is the foundation of our business. Constantly evolving, experimenting and raising the bar, Tech & Innovation tackle the hard problems and rise to the challenges of growth, new solutions to Excite’s booking tool, and a rapidly expanding suite of products and services. The aim of is to code and build world-class products that scale globally, engineer function and form and program to perfection with simple yet advanced tech. We innovate to change the rules of the game in the online travel industry.   

What do we do?

Our in-house development team ensures we lead the way in providing the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry. We empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of products, including over 250,000 hotels and apartments, 5,500 activities and reliable transfer services. Our intuitive and efficient booking tool enables our travel agents to provide the very best service to their clients.

If this opportunity sounds exciting to you and aligns with your experiences, then we would love to hear from you! 

Please send us your CV and salary expectations at ath_hr@exciteholidays.com and go to www.exciteholidays.com/careers to learn more about working for Excite Holidays.  

job description iconResponsibilities

Due to strong growth and a rapidly expanding suite of products and services, an exciting opportunity has become available for a highly talented, dynamic and innovative Test Analyst to join our exceptional global team within our Athens office. This opportunity would suit a detail-oriented individual who thrives when working in a fast-paced and agile environment.

Our new Test Analyst will be willing to push the envelope and try new things to achieve the desired results. You will possess:

  • Expertise in traditional Functional Testing
  • Experience with writing Test Plans, Test Cases and Acceptance Criteria
  • Experience with creating and maintaining Regression Test Suites
  • An appreciation of Agile Software Development.

In addition to the above skills, we are looking for someone who is ready to take their Testing career to the next level. Test Analysts in our teams get support and training in the following areas:

  • How to do automated web testing with tools like Selenium
  • How to automate deployments using Ansible
  • Learn about Non-functional Testing such as Performance and Security Testing

As a collaborative contributor, you will utilize your insight and knowledge within the online travel landscape and will come up with ideas and solutions but more importantly, you will not be afraid of a challenge and getting your hands dirty. You will do whatever it takes to be successful with the support of the best team in the game with opportunities for excellent mentoring and skills development.  

Perks and benefits

You will be supported by the best team in the game and receive a competitive salary package commensurate with experience. We also provide amazing company benefits such as:

  • Opportunities for international travel, cost price accommodations, activities, ferries and transfers and travel insurance.
  • Health and wellness perks including group gym membership, daily breakfast, fruit and afternoon snacks.
  • Green initiatives, volunteer opportunities and monthly fundraising activities.
  • End of month drinks, social events and peer nominated recognition awards.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • An awesome office location with a creative flexible working environment.
  • Working hours 8.00 – 16.30
job requirements iconBasic Requirements
  • 2 years of previous working experience in a similar position
  • A highly analytical and critical thinker with excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • A motivated and highly energetic team player
  • Able to prioritize quickly and effectively with strong time management skills
  • Fluent in English (both verbal and written) with outstanding communication and listening skills is essential
  • Εxperience in testing web applications
good to have iconGood to have
  • Experience in automated testing will be a plus