Automation Test Lead at Sygic

  • Full-time
  • Employment contract: Full time

Company Description

In Sygic, we are changing the way people travel. We connect smartphones with cars, help families stay in touch, and navigate fleets worldwide. We are pioneers in hybrid navigation for smart devices such as Google Glass and Apple Watch.
In 2004 we started in an office of ​​25 square meters as a small startup. Today our app is one of the most successful navigation solutions, with over 200 million downloads. Our software is available worldwide in more than 30 languages. We are known for the Sygic GPS Navigation mobile application, the first navigation app on the Appstore and the second on Google Play. Our portfolio has extended over the years, but our focus remains. We became part of the Eurowag group in 2019, and now, we are happy to work on products that connect both visions into one!

Although we are far from the only player in the navigation business, we were the first to develop some great features. Our app was the first in the world:
- with 3D maps
- with integrated Head-up Display functionality
- with Dashcam functionality
- with integrated online parking information at the destination
- with augmented reality within the Real View Navigation functionality

Our users are considered part of the Sygic development family. We listen to their suggestions and try to ensure that our product still brings them added value.

Job Description

We are looking for a Testing lead who will work on testing web and mobile applications used to monitor vehicles with our testers and create automated tests for these applications.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • continuous quality control of the entire testing process, adherence to the methodology, and proposal of suitable ways to solve the identified shortcomings,
  • coordination of the testing phase,
  • providing test documentation for management,
  • coordination of the work of the entrusted test team,
  • design and implementation of automated tests, writing scripts for automated testing,
  • coordination of defect analysis and resolution between functional and technical teams,
  • manage defect resolution throughout its life cycle from commissioning to defect resolution and closure,
  • monitoring the state of implementation of the markers and planning their deployment to the relevant test environment until deployment to production operation,
  • monitoring the status of fix deployment between test environments and initiating testing of fixes on individual settings,
  • cooperation with other roles that perform related activities (IT development, IT architecture, IT Operations, Business) to ensure activities continuity.


  • Slovak or Czech speaker,
  • min. 3 years of experience in testing,
  • experience with using bug tracking tools,
  • practical knowledge of SW testing methodology,
  • knowledge of Jira,
  • knowledge of the creation of test plans, scenarios, and scripts for automated / integration tests of the client zone and mobile applications,
  • knowledge of defining and running automated performances and integration test cases,
  • knowledge of implementation of the principles of automation of testing, build, and integration within the project,
  • experience with repository systems (Git),
  • experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD),
  • knowledge of automation tools,
  • knowledge of design and implementation of automated tests,
  • knowledge of writing scripts for automated testing,
  • you worked with various hardware (tablets, smartphones, etc.)
  • Analytical, systemic and creative thinking
  • technologies nice to know:, chai, mocha, VSTS, docker container, Kubernetes Jenkins

Additional Information

Salary: Min 2200 EUR / gross monthly + additional remuneration

Employee perks, benefits

  • Most employees love our informal culture. We are all on a first-name basis, we don't do dress codes, and you can usually meet 4-legged friends here as our office is pet friendly.Startup agile spirit allows us to get things done faster and talk to the managers or even the CEO at any time.
  • Choose your benefits through our benefits platform – you get an extra 1000 EUR to treat yourself with wellness, mental health services, culture, travel, education, pension, and much more. 
  • Enjoy company events: hackathons, all-hands meetings, joint breakfasts, Christmas parties, summer teambuildings, and others.
  • According to our Engagement Survey, 94% feel their manager genuinely cares about their well-being. We care about your feelings - you can talk to your manager or HR about anything.
  • We support your mental health. If there is anything you want to discuss with a mental health professional, we offer free, anonymous psychological counseling with experts.
  • Extra contribution in case of significant life events – weddings and childbirths.
  • Extra day off for life events such as weddings, childbirths, funerals, graduation, accompanying the child on the first day of school/nursery,...
  • Extra 5 days off and more according to the years of work at the company.
  • Up to 3 sick days for you if you don't feel good.
  • Remunerations based on annual evaluation.
  • Home office is flexible (based on the agreement with your team lead). We trust you know best how to organize your time to stay productive and happy, and we want to give you the flexibility you need.
  • We are seated in one of the most beautiful offices in Slovakia. More than 95% of our employees are proud to bring visitors and show them around.
  • When you come to the office, a good chair and a height-adjustable table will await you to make your workday more comfortable.
  • Beautiful terrace with a grill that you'll love chilling on.
  • Free coffee, tea, and breakfast cereals go without saying. Our fully equipped kitchen is also at your disposal.
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