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Test Automation Engineer

  • Ovenbouwershoek 9, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Product Innovation

Job description

As a Test Automation Engineer, you play a crucial role in setting up and automating tests for our Universal GUI Front-end application, built with React. You will work on further automating tests, allowing us to expand our approach to ultimately support the various teams within our Product Innovations department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Familiarize yourself with the Thinkwise platform and build (test) applications to reproduce real-life scenarios for testing purposes.
  • Automate tests for our generic service layer, Indicium (back-end), and the Software Factory itself.
  • Contribute to the development of test strategies and policies within the department to systematically integrate quality into our development processes.

Communication with various development teams is essential. You will collaborate with testers, developers, UI/UX designers, and Product Owners to understand how functionalities should work and how tests should be set up. Additionally, you will occasionally interact with other departments and end-users.

Job requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Sociable and enthusiastic team player with an Agile Scrum mindset.
  • TMap and/or ISTQB certified.
  • Experience with structured testing processes and test automation tools for both front-end and back-end testing.
  • Familiarity with GUI testing, API testing, SQL, and JavaScript.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Dutch.

Benefits and Perks

  • A competitive salary with a clear growth path.
  • A challenging role for a minimum of 32 hours per week in a hybrid work environment, where you can choose to work at our vibrant headquarters in Apeldoorn or remotely.
  • A healthy lunch buffet at the office with a wide range of options.
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions, including a pension provision.
  • Lifelong learning through personal coaching and training via our own Thinkwise Academy.
  • Opportunities for growth alongside our national- and international ambitions.
  • An inspiring work environment within a young and talented team.
  • Participation in various events, sports activities, and team-building events.
  • Impact where it matters: contributing to reducing the ecological footprint of our clients, measurably and tangibly.
  • Ovenbouwershoek 9, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Product Innovation


  • Ovenbouwershoek 9, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
Product Innovation

Our application process

After your application, we always try to respond within 3 working day.


If you are invited for an interview, we will first check whether there is a match between your profile and our expectations.

Interview with Recruiter & Hiring Manager

We are very curious about your ambitions and work experience. We would also like to tell you more about the opportunities within Thinkwise and see how we can best support you to advance your career.

(Online) assessment

For the second interview, we will ask if you can take an online assessment depending on your position. We will discuss the results during the second interview.

Interview with department colleagues

During this interview with your future colleagues, you will get a good idea of your work and workplace, and we will immediately get to know each other better.


Is there a match? Then we will make you a suitable offer and may we hopefully welcome you as a new colleague soon! An employment conditions proposal will follow during or after this interview.

About Thinkwise

Thinkwise is an international player with a unique technical vantage point.  We bring the best people, software, and knowledge together to provide exceptional service to our clients. We utilize our development platform, specialized in the complete replacement of legacy enterprise software. We model processes and applications instead of programming them.  There are currently businesses in 32 countries that utilise our entreprise software, such as Mojo, Sligro, VDL and WEC-Lines.  There are approximately 130 professionals employed by Thinkwise, and with your knowledge and expertise we hope to grow even further. Our goal is to offer our software to more clients and partners that support their business in a simple, transparent, and sustainable manner.

Our mission is to create the best software through empowered teams, centralized around our product. We do this to help great organizations reach ambitious goals and fulfill their purpose with equally great teams. We're pretty proud to be working on this, we hope you'd be too. 

So if you're passionate about doing your best work, collaboratively working on projects that matter, and having fun along the way, we would love to meet you.