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Senior QA Advisor

On-site, Hybrid
  • Ghent, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium

Job description

  • Role: Senior QA Advisor
  • Scope: Quality Advisor with established experience in Quality Assurance methodologies, particularly emphasizing on "shift-left" practices with a proven track record of closely collaborating with Engineering, Product and Design teams
  • Level: Senior
  • Location: Ghent, Belgium (Hybrid with 2-3 days per week working at our office in Ghent)
  • Timing: ASAP

Who are we and why should you care?

Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up founded in 2012 in Ghent, Belgium and since 2022, part of the Visma Group. Our goal is to automate and simplify work for small and medium European businesses. With Teamleader Focus, we simplify work for small businesses by offering an all-in-one solution for CRM, project management and invoicing. Teamleader Orbit, acquired in 2019, focuses on helping medium-sized agencies thrive. In 2022, we acquired Vectera, which provided our Customer Meeting add-on. Find out more about Teamleader as a company, our products and why you should consider applying, here.

We're looking for a QA Advisor to join us on our mission

As a Senior QA Advisor at Teamleader, your responsibilities are:

  • Strategic Collaboration: Create & maintain partnerships with product managers and development teams to ensure a comprehensive understanding of product requirements and delivery timelines.

  • Shift-Left Advocacy: Lead the charge in promoting and implementing "shift-left" practices across multiple development teams, emphasizing early detection and prevention of defects throughout the software development lifecycle.

  • Quality Assurance: Provide expert guidance in the development teams and execution of QA strategies, test plans, and test cases, ensuring the highest standards of quality & reliability are upheld in every release.

  • Cross-Functional: Act as a bridge between QA, product, 2nd line support and delivery teams, excellent communication, collaboration, and alignment of objectives to drive the successful release of high-quality software.

  • Process Enhancement: Continuously evaluate and enhance QA processes, tools, and methodologies to optimize efficiency, effectiveness, and scalability across the organisation.

  • Test Automation Expertise: Champion test automation initiatives, collaborating with delivery teams to implement robust automation frameworks and strategies that accelerate release cycles without compromising quality.

  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with software releases, working closely with stakeholders to implement proactive measures that safeguard product integrity and customer satisfaction.

  • Performance Monitoring: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to monitor the effectiveness of QA processes and provide actionable insights for continuous improvement.

Why others chose Teamleader: we are lively, not corporate

We have the energy and boldness of a start-up and the expertise and pragmatism of a scale-up. The result: a team of both young and seasoned professionals led by supportive and approachable managers who give recognition and rewards for hard work. You’ll be working in a fast-paced tech environment with open feedback culture and room for initiatives as well as ideas. You’ll have plenty of room to apply your personality, express yourself, and impact our course of action with your insights or ideas.

On top of that, you’ll get:

  • An extensive training budget

  • A hybrid working model: a pleasant mix of office and home working. Find out more here.

  • A personal tooling budget, to make working from home as comfortable as from our offices.

  • Daily budget-friendly in-house prepared lunch and dinner options in our Ghent office, as well as Free Food Fridays, Friyays and numerous sport initiatives!

  • Competitive and market-conform salary with compensations and benefits, including mobility options.

  • 32 holidays on top of the standard public ones! (based on full-time employment in Belgium)

  • Our long-lasting dedication to employee well-being, just take a look at our career page and Instagram to see how we keep the Team(leader) spirit going.

We value diversity

Our ambition is to build and sell a product that helps everyone everywhere (starting with Europe) to work smarter, so we want our team to reflect that, too. We believe a diverse, inclusive working environment is crucial to realise that ambition, so we are committed to continue to build and cherish a culture where every colleague feels welcome, appreciated and heard.

Job requirements

You'd be a great fit for this role, if you have:

  • At least 6-7 years of experience in Quality Assurance, with a focus on SaaS platforms and Agile development methodologies (continuous delivery).

  • Proven expertise in "shift-left" practices and a demonstrated ability to collaborate closely with product and development teams to drive quality outcomes.

  • Strong technical skills, with expertise in software testing principles, techniques, and tools, including test automation frameworks.

  • Experience with test-management tools ( AIO, Testrail, X-Ray ), automated end-to-end test frameworks ( Playwright, Selenium, Cucumber, ... )

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experienced in stakeholder-management.

  • Experienced with web technology, applications and services (e.g. HTML, REST, AJAX, JavaScript, CSS, selectors, JSON, Typescript, PHP, …).

  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS), containerisation (e.g., Docker ), analytics ( Datadog ) and scripting ( Python, TypeScript ) are a bonus.

Interested? Questions? Get in touch!


Can't wait to discover what your future team looks like?

Go full Sherlock Homes on our Meet our team page. We believe that getting to know your potential colleagues is an essential part of the hiring process, and we're excited to introduce you to the people who could be your future teammates. 

What's next?

Ready to embark on an exciting journey? Let's dive into the application process and discover who you'll be meeting along the way!