QA Engineer - Backend at Frontiers

4 weeks ago QA Middle Full-Time

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We are looking for an enthusiastic QA Engineer to work on testing our backend products that serve an efficient and AI-supported article reviews process.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as a QA Engineer in the Agile environment.
  • Experience working closely with business teams to understand business requirements and anticipate issues.
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools.
  • Strong experience with API testing.
  • Experience with writing automation tests in Postman.
  • Experience working with databases.
  • Coding skills (C#, Java or similar language).
  • Analytical mind and strong organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good English skills, we are an international company and English is our working language.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing automated tests using Selenium WebDriver.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps pipeline.
  • Experience developing CI/CD solutions.
  • Experience working with background processes like Azure Data Factory.
  • Experience with .Net stack.
  • Experience with MongoDB and ElasticSearch or other NoSQL databases.
  • Experience with performance testing (JMeter).
  • Experience with Xray Test Management for JIRA.


We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet

Who we are

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic QA Engineer to work on testing our backend products that serve an efficient and AI-supported article reviews process.

While working for us you wonโ€™t only be involved in API testing, but youโ€™ll also work with internal front-end web applications, different types of databases, or data background processes. Everything while cooperating with Data and Machine Learning teams baking our cutting-edge AI solutions.

By working at


you will play a key role in shaping the future of science and academic publishing. You will join a thriving company where your contribution will have an immediate effect on the way science is evolving.

We are offering positions remotely based in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Poland, Portugal, The Netherlands and Germany.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mapping business and technical requirements into test suites, test cases, automated tests together with quality control processes.
  • Executing tests, reporting and analyzing results in a timely manner.
  • Driving the quality mindset of the Development Team together with other QAs.
  • Monitoring all stages of the software development lifecycle to identify and resolve bugs or report potential risks.
  • Working closely with the Product Owner to define and verify the Acceptance Criteria of our Backlog items.
  • Creating and maintaining automated tests in Postman and Selenium.
  • Preparing test data, monitoring background processes and the data flow.
  • Working on our automated test infrastructure to reach the Continuous Delivery goal.
  • Suggesting and introducing improvements in our QA process, also by coding some POCs.


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees.

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis (not applicable to some Workplace/IT jobs due to nature of role requiring presence onsite, in the office).

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination โ€“ including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.

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