Software Tester

  • Renswoude, Nijborg 17
  • 32-40 uur per week

About the role

You may not have heard of us, but you’ll know our brands! A.S. Watson is the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 16,000 stores in 27 markets. Each year, over 5.3 billion customers and members shop with our well-known retail brands, both online and offline, including the likes of Kruidvat, Trekpleister, ICI Paris XL, Superdrug, Marionnaud, Watson’s and many more.

Group IT is part of A.S. Watson Group Europe. We are the IT service provider of all European business units of A.S. Watson. Every day we look for opportunities to improve our state-of-the-art systems so we can keep innovating and operate flexibly in the market. As a Software Tester for our in-house developed ERP system, you work on a large number of different applications that support our business processes. In this role you are an extension of our development team and have an active role in the collaboration with other testers. You contribute to the quality of our software and the testing process. This makes your impact on the company very visible, as everything that you do can be traced back to full or empty shelves or the length of the lines at the cash registers in our stores.

A typical day in this role includes:

  • Working closely with other testers and developers within Group IT.
  • Interacting closely with your stakeholders within different Business Units in Europe.
  • Delivering qualitative software to Business Units, so they are able to achieve their goals.
  • Detecting, analysing and reporting bugs.
  • Testing various applications for functionality, integration, quality and user-friendliness in a pragmatic way.

What will you get in return?

  • A job at a successful international company, that is constantly evolving. You’ll never be bored!
  • An informal no-nonsense work ethic.
  • You will be based at our office in Renswoude or Utrecht.
  • Competitive salary and benefits like travel allowance plus a discount in your health insurance fee.
  • 30 days holiday with an option to buy More.
  • A fantastic learning and development offering to explore.
  • Discount at the Dutch business units like Kruidvat, Trekpleister and ICI Paris XL.
  • Lots of opportunities to get involved in wellbeing initiatives to support your physical and mental health
  • …plus much More!

This is you

This role would be a good fit for you if:

  • You spot bugs from miles away!
  • You enjoy making software quality visible within a complex application landscape.
  • You like functional and technical challenges.
  • You proactively come up with ideas to optimize workability and reliability of the applications.
  • You honor existing systems, the department, work processes and organizational requirements.
  • You work fast in an everchanging environment.

What you’ll need:

  • At least two years of relevant experience.
  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree.
  • TMAP and/or ISTQB (or similar) certified.
  • Basic knowledge of Agile/Scrum and SQL (or willing to learn).
  • Interested in the world of retail.

We invite you to apply for this job via the apply button (‘solliciteer online’). By clicking on this button, you will be forwarded to this vacancy on our A.S. Watson Group Careerpage, where you are able to learn More about A.S. Watson Group.

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Solliciteren bij A.S. Watson Benelux in 5 stappen

Als je gaat solliciteren bij A.S. Watson Benelux wil je natuurlijk weten wat je kunt verwachten. Ons sollicitatieproces bestaat uit 5 stappen:

01. 01.


Solliciteer online via de button in een vacaturetekst. Je hoeft alleen je gegevens in te vullen en je cv en eventueel je motivatiebrief te uploaden.

02. 02.


De Recruiter bekijkt en beoordeelt je sollicitatie. Je krijgt telefonisch of via e-mail een reactie.

03. 03.


Als we je sollicitatie interessant vinden, nodigen we je uit voor een kennismakingsgesprek.

04. 04.


Voor sommige functies zullen we je vragen om een (online) assessment in te vullen of deel te nemen aan een dag assessment.

05. 05.

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  • Renswoude, Nijborg 17
  • 32-40 uur per week