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Software QA Engineer

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Software Engineering, IT
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Leanspace is a European space startup developing a large-scale cloud platform that enables aerospace engineers to easily build space software.

Our customers are some of the hottest NewSpace companies in the world, and also large established space organisations.

Having secured new funding and seeing fast-growing commercial traction, we are looking to ramp up our product development capabilities and hire experienced QA Engineers to help us build this game-changing platform. Context of the job

Our products are API-first web services. Using them, customers can build complex space software - e.g. to control satellites, plan operations, move space data, or simulate orbits - in no time. Leanspace is used to support the operation of satellites, rockets, ground stations, and other space assets.

Our value proposition is simple: putting together space software should be quick and easy - so that anyone can do it! We are on a mission: making space more accessible and enabling more people and more companies to join the space revolution.

Leanspace is based in Strasbourg, a beautiful and vibrant city that offers an amazing quality of life. Strasbourg is a highly international city at the crossroads of France, Germany, and Switzerland. It’s only 2 hours away from the space hubs of Darmstadt, Luxembourg and Paris. Strasbourg offers a rich culture, easy access to nature, wonderful gastronomy, and a fast-growing startup scene.

We are looking for top engineering talents to help us digitalize the space industry. Join us!

The Position

We are recruiting QA Engineers with experience in software quality assurance, with a focus in analysing and defining tests both for our UI, and API. We need : An expert in web frontend manual testing An expert in REST API testing using JMeter, Postman or similar tools You will develop tests in collaboration with our development team of local and remote developers, following a Scrum process. We need to develop both functional tests, as well as matching automated non-regression tests to run in our CI/CD pipelines.

Your Profile

We are looking for QA engineers with 4-5 years of experience.


The “Quality-first” personality: driven to find all possible problems, to examine all cracks to find missing pieces, to be diligent and thorough. Expert in REST API testing, using tools such as Jest, JMeter or Postman. Actively involved in all application development life cycle phases Perform requirements analysis Ensure the quality of testing deliverables Experience in designing and implementing testing scenarios Both frontend and backend testing skills Able to write SQL queries to interrogate DBs Experience with code and bug management tools: git, jira, etc. Experience working in Agile Scrum teams. Able to understand both technical and business requirements Interest for the space sector. Fluent in English.


Experience automating UI testing, using tools such as Selenium. Experience with cloud technologies, and testing in cloud environments. Exposure to the space sector and understanding of the challenges of space mission

What we offer you

Create software that will be used to design, build and fly satellites, rockets, and lunar missions. It will be hard to find a more sexy role! Enter a highly dynamic industry where many things are still to be invented. You will be a pioneer. Join a fast-growth tech startup, a close-knit team of top talents working together on a mission A dynamic, international and fun team with diversity as its DNA (already 10 nationalities!) A competitive salary package and stock options plan A family-friendly environment, flexibility in working hours, with the possibility to work remotely part of the time.

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