Sourcefabric builds digital, open source newsrooms for some of the world's most innovative news organisations, in some of the most challenging media environments. You have the chance to join the team and help us write better software that others will benefit from.
You will be a key member of the Quality Assurance team . We are an international, friendly and enthusiastic team. We love open source and have years of experience contributing to it.
Ideally, you are located in Prague and you have a valid work permit. If you are located in a different European country you can still send us your application.
Testing our full range of professional tools for journalists and client implementations
Running builds in our Continuous Integration environment
Taking part in sprint meetings as part of our Agile process
Working with Product Owners/Managers on defining acceptance criteria
Filling in new test cases
Writing automated tests
First and foremost, you care about quality
You have experience testing web applications
You have a good understanding of web technologies
You can identify, define and document test cases
You have experience working in a development environment
You understand the software development cycle and all that it means
You speak fluent English
Knowledge and experience in server-side languages like Python is also a big plus
Experience working with and testing mobile apps
Most importantly, you are eager to learn and share
WHAT WE OFFER
At Sourcefabric, we know how to work hard, but we also know how to have fun. Our employees are so much more than their jobs, and we recognise that and celebrate it in many ways. From marathon runners to music composers, we continue to learn new and interesting things about our fellow employees every day.
Fast paced, small and agile teams: Work in small, agile teams that move fast and break stuff following best development practices.
A competitive package, including flexible working arrangements, comprehensive benefits, and training opportunities to help you grow and develop your personal skill set.
An international environment: Find yourself surrounded by talented team members from across the globe (over 14 countries to be specific).
SOUNDS LIKE YOU? COME JOIN US!
Here is what we are looking for:
You are a kick-ass QA engineer (or tester, or whichever way you prefer to be called). You are passionate about open source. You love web development. You are focused on preventing as well as solving issues.
FIND OUT MORE
If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you. Send us your resume and cover letter (including your salary expectations) to email@example.com. It would be appreciated if you also send code samples and screenshots in addition to your CV.
* NO AGENCIES PLEASE. Please note that we only consider applications submitted by individuals, recruiting agencies should refrain from contacting us.
* Applicants must have a valid work permit.
"Sourcefabric powers quality journalism worldwide through software development and services."
Sourcefabric is Europe’s largest developer of open source tools for news media. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, Sourcefabric z.ú. brings together minds from all corners of the globe to promote media development through the creation of open source software. All of our tools are open source and free to download: Superdesk, Newscoop, Booktype, Airtime, Live Blog, and Citizen Desk.
We work with some of the most prestigious news organisations around the world and our goal is to become a household name in newsrooms everywhere.
Through Sourcefabric and its daughter companies, we offer a range of services from managed hosting (SaaS) and support, to bespoke feature development and integration into existing workflows. Our international list of clients includes online-only and multi-channel newspapers, radio stations, self-publishing and print-on-demand service providers as well as NGOs and news agencies.
Sourcefabric develops and maintains a strong media development portfolio which has enabled us to work in some of the most challenging political environments since our inception in 2010. In this way, our open source code is our contribution to the dissemination of free speech. As a nonprofit organisation, we solicit grants and funding on a project-by-project basis.
The Sourcefabric family is composed of approximately 70 team members located across the globe in 14 countries with office locations in Prague, Berlin, and Toronto.
Sourcefabric received a Knight-Batten Award for Innovations in Journalism in 2011, a Guardian Megas Award for Digital Innovation in 2012, and an African News Innovation Challenge Award in 2012.