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Head of QA (software) Engineer

Job Functions:
Software Engineering, IT
Employment Types:
Strasbourg, France
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Are you a talented QA manager who aspires to work on the cutting edge both in the space industry and in the cloud microservices? Do you want to lead a team using the latest QA automation practices for continuous delivery of a B2B SaaS platform? Then keep reading.

Leanspace is a European space startup developing a large-scale cloud platform that enables aerospace engineers to easily build software systems to manage space missions. Our customers are some of the hottest NewSpace companies in the world, and also large established space organisations.

We are based in Strasbourg, France, a beautiful and vibrant city that offers a rich culture, easy access to nature, wonderful gastronomy and a fast-growing startup scene. We are looking for enthusiastic folks who want to make an impact, come join us!

The Position

We are recruiting a Head of QA with experience in managing software quality assurance teams, with a focus in automated testing strategies for continuous service delivery. We need :

  • An expert in Agile Automation QA for Continuous Delivery
  • An expert in Release automation
  • An expert in certification processes (ISO 9001, ISO 25000, ISO 27001, etc)

You will lead our QA experts transversely across the company, to ensure that Leanspace services and products are released with stringent quality standards. You will oversee development and implementation of QA processes, especially focussing on automated testing following a Continuous Delivery philosophy. You will also oversee implementation of processes leading to ISO certification.

Your profile

  • We are looking for a QA manager with 10+ years of experience, who has previous experience as a “Head of” role, or wants to move into a leadership position within a company. Requirements
  • Expert in Continuous Delivery, Automation QA and Release management
  • Expert in REST API testing using automation tools.
  • Expert in automated UI testing.
  • Expert in certification processes (e.g. ISO quality and security)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, and testing in cloud environments.
  • Experience working in Agile Scrum teams, and managing QA in a sprint process.
  • Experience with automating QA in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with Code Quality analysis tools, build test automation tools.
  • Fluent in English.****


  • Exposure to the space sector and understanding of the challenges of space mission Why you’ll love this job

  • 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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