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Senior Software Testing Engineer (m/f/d)



Cologne, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024


We are BASF in agriculture and everything we do, we do for the love of farming. Connecting seeds and traits, crop protection products, digital tools and sustainability approaches, to help deliver the best possible outcomes for farmers, growers and our other stakeholders along the value chain. We do everything in our power to build a sustainable future for agriculture by connecting innovation, customers and society. #ForTheLoveOfFarming #TheBiggestJobOnEarth


Within our global unit Digital Farming you will be responsible as senior software testing engineer for the validation of designs and requirements, defect verification, functional testing, building test scripts and scenarios for automation testing, participating in and carrying out agile procedures in Software Development lifecycle.

  • As a senior software testing engineer, you are responsible for analyzing and testing designs and requirements, participating in all phases of the product development life cycle, and creating and executing test scenarios both manually and with automation tools.
  • You enhance existing automation testing frameworks, examine and improve existing test scripts and scenarios, and work closely with other teams within the organization.
  • Additionally, you are responsible for integration testing, creating new test documentation and update the extisting test cases.
  • Ensuring pre-release verification, release support, and deployment management is also part of your new role.
  • Finally, you take over the responsibility of building and updating the QA strategy, QA approach, and test model.


  • successful completed university degree in computer science, natural science, engineering, mathematics, GIS or a related field of study
  • several years of professional job experience as QA/test engineer ideally in scalable cloud infrastructures in production deployments
  • solid understanding and knowledge of software development life-cycles and agile methodologies as well as test automation and testing tools
  • experienced in working in Linux and Windows server environments, TestRail and other TTS
  • fluent communication skills in English, German or a second foreign language is a plus


  • inspiring networks for the development and implementation of your ideas (e.g. Women in Business)
  • learning opportunities for your professional and personal development
  • location-specific preventive services (e.g. medical check-up or flu vaccination) to support your health
  • 30 days of vacation as well as the possibility of special leave and sabbatical model
  • mobile working in Germany
  • flexible working time models (e.g. part-time employment or job sharing)
  • free Deutschlandticket and attractive leasing options for your personal job bike
  • subsidies for moving costs, parking fees and lunch


Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to: Romy Marie Gruendel (Talent Acquisition),, Tel.:+49 30 2005-56730

First information about our application process can be found here:

xarvio Digital Farming Solutions powered by BASF is at the forefront of the digital transformation of agriculture optimizing crop production. xarvio offers digital products, based on a global leading crop model platform, which deliver independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice enabling farmers to produce their crops most efficiently and sustainable. The xarvio products FIELD MANAGER and HEALTHY FIELDS are being used by farmers in multiple countries across the globe. Working at BASF Digital Farming GmbH is equally as innovative as our products: we have a global network and work with agile methodologies in a start-up atmosphere. Join our team! Learn more about xarvio at or visit any of our social media channels.

At BASF, the chemistry is right.

Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.