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Test Automation Coach

  • Application Deadline: June 6, 2022
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: June 6, 2022
  • Stockholm

Are you a collaborative Quality Evangelist who would like to be part of creating even more WOW while at the same time contributing to a more sustainable future during your working hours? Do you also believe that those hours should be spent sharing knowledge with an awesome team, influencing and coaching others, being a true thought leader and yes, actually having a real good time while making a huge difference in Blockets road to developing higher quality products. Pretty incredible role if we say it ourselves! And oh, how incredible it is to be a Blocketeer!

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn ! Or read more on begagnateffekten.se.

What you'll be up to:

As a Test Automation Coach, you will bring a depth of experience in software quality techniques and tools to a collaborative, team-based environment. You will act as a champion of quality influencing architectural decisions. You will provide thought leadership to define and implement well-balanced test strategies with confidence in your daily communications with your clients.

Specifically, you will:

  • Lead and collaborate with the team to define test strategies for multi-layered applications

  • Participate in solution architecture discussions and identify potential test framework needs

  • Support team in defining robust test automation architecture and apply and evolve open-source frameworks

  • Coach teams how to create trusted test automation with high reliability and relevance, coach teams in defining and driving quality activities and inform team members on shared responsibilities and activities

  • Assist team members to unblock tasks and drive to resolution

  • Assess project needs and guide the team on testability of user stories, including acceptance criteria, non-functional requirements, and the definition of done

  • Share what you learn with your teams and the other members of the QE community

Skills & Requirements

Who you are

As a Test Automation Coach you bring experience and confidence in working in an agile team-based environment, and you are a velocity multiplier on the team. You are highly proficient in using code to build reliable, trusted test automation across multiple technology solutions. You collaborate on the solution architecture and deployment pipelines projects and leverage your experience and expertise to enhance the overall deliverables. We believe that you have expertise across multiple areas of modern software quality and may have specific experience that enables you to take on unique challenges and grow the knowledge of other builders. Let’s take Blocket to new heights together!


  • You have great communication and organizational skills that enable you to assist teams efforts to elevate quality throughout the product development lifecycle.

  • You have experience in designing and developing test automation scripts and experience with test automation tools and frameworks

  • You have proficiency in one or more programming languages

  • Good understanding of modern software delivery practices and CI/CD pipeline

  • Experience in building automated test suites across the stack - frontend JS tests, backend application layer tests, integration tests, interoperability tests, regression and data quality tests, and end-to-end tests is beneficial

Hi! I am your new colleague, Niclas.

Hi! I am Niclas and will most likely work together with you in the team as a QAC. I’ve been here for 5 years in various different roles varying from customer service to tech and can therefore ensure that every part of this company is incredible. The best thing about joining this team is that you’re gonna be part of making a huge difference in Blockets road to developing higher quality products. Making sure our users all over Blocket have the best possible experience.

Blocket for me will always be about being part of a product that so many loves and uses, making a difference in society with great people alongside you. So if you’re ready for the ride, prepare for a lot of fun!

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to [email protected]

Blocket services are for everyone and so is our workplace. We have an inclusive culture and we see diversity as a great advantage to create great services for our users and clients. We still have a lot more to do, so welcome onboard, and welcome to be yourself and bring your perspective.



Buzz: Quality Assurance, Test Automation, Test Automation Coach, QA Coach, Architecture, thought leadership, Quality Evangelist, agile

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.

Sanna Spaak | Contact Person

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