We Are Hiring

Xceptance is constantly looking for talents with what we call the tester gene. Check our open positions and apply. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Career Development

Tackle interesting challenges that help you develop personally and professionally.

Start-Up Atmosphere

We foster an open business culture with flat hierarchies, strong communication, and quick decision-making processes.

Work-Life Balance

We offer flexible work schedules and support you in staying healthy and happy with fruit, drinks, and fitness opportunities.

Commitment to Integrity

Work for a company that endeavors to always uphold its values and priorities, and goes the extra mile to do things the right way.

International Projects

Get involved in international projects and work with customers from around the world.

Room for Creativity

Enjoy the freedom to develop your own ideas and approaches and discover your personal recipe for success.

Great Locations

We provide attractive offices in the inviting surroundings of Jena, Germany and Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Valuable Internships

We believe in investing in education and invite students to contact us about an internship, which could lead to a full-time position.

Software Tester

Cambridge, MA

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning and executing manual testing of web-based software
  • Reporting the results to the developers and client management (through issue trackers, in meetings, and in written reports)
  • Possibly assisting clients with their own testing, in triaging bugs or guiding them in UAT, for example
  • Coordinating with testers in our U.S. office and with Xceptance colleagues in Germany on larger projects; managing smaller projects independently

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent (Computer Science or related field not required)
  • 2+ years of related professional experience in software testing
  • Knowledge of test methods, tools, and processes; familiarity with issue trackers
  • Knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript a plus
  • Familiarity with test automation tools for web applications, such as XLT, Selenium, WebDriver or WATIR a plus

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Creative thinker interested in identifying effective approaches to testing
  • Excellent analytical skills and innovative problem-solving abilities
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced project culture
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail; ability to do thorough, accurate work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Flexibility to work effectively as a member of cross-cultural, geographically distributed teams

QA Engineer (Performance and Automated Testing for Web-Based Software)

Cambridge, MA

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, writing and executing load test scripts in Java, using Xceptance Load Test (XLT)
  • Designing and creating automated tests using XLT
  • Executing and evaluating load and automated tests
  • Communicating test results to clients

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated programming experience in Java
  • Solid knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Demonstrated experience with test automation using a tool from the xUnit family
  • Experience with performance testing
  • Demonstrated experience with test automation tools for web applications, such as Selenium, WebDriver or WATIR a plus
  • Experience with Unix environments a plus

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work with cross-cultural teams across time zones
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Software Engineer (Java)

Jena, Germany

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and enhance Java-based web applications related to software testing
  • Design and develop multi-user applications
  • Extend our product portfolio
  • Test automation
  • Peer reviews of architecture, design, and code
  • Customer support

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated programming experience in Java and Scala
  • Solid knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with test frameworks such as JUnit and TestNG
  • Experience with Java frameworks (Play!, Wicket, GWT, etc.)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with different operating systems (Linux/Unix, Windows)
  • Good English and German communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work with cross-cultural teams across time zones
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people; in both German and English
  • Analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality

QA Engineer (Manual and Automated Software Testing)

Jena, Germany

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing test plans for software development projects
  • Designing and executing manual software tests
  • Designing, writing, and executing automated software tests
  • Entering, evaluating and managing issues in bug tracking systems

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Solid knowledge of test methods, tools, and processes
  • Solid knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience using various issue trackers
  • Experience with test automation tools for web applications, such as Selenium, WebDriver or WATIR
  • Good English and German communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work with cross-cultural teams across time zones
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people; in both German and English
  • Analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality

QA Automation Engineer

Jena, Germany

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing, implementing, executing and evaluating automated software tests, in particular tests of web applications and (REST-)API tests

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated programming experience
  • Solid knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Understanding and feel for sophisticated software architecture
  • Good English and German communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work with cross-cultural teams across time zones
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people; in both German and English
  • Analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality

QA Performance Engineer

Jena, Germany

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, executing and evaluating load and performance tests for online systems, using Xceptance LoadTest (XLT) (Java)
  • Planning, executing and evaluating automated tests for online systems, using XLT

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated programming experience in Java or similar languages
  • Experience with load and performance testing
  • Solid knowledge of basic Web technologies such as HTTP/S, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Demonstrated experience with test automation tools for web applications, such as Selenium or WebDriver a plus
  • Experience with Unix environments a plus

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate your work with other team members and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work with cross-cultural teams across time zones
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people
  • Analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality

Software Testing Intern

Jena, Germany

Our interns in Jena are students majoring in computer science or business informatics who are interested in a part-time job or in mentoring for their diploma, Bachelor's or Master's thesis. Whatever your personal motivation is to apply for an internship with us, we welcome the chance to support you in your career development, and offer the opportunity to continue after graduation if both sides are interested in pursuing a full-time position at Xceptance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and execution of manual software tests
  • Entering issues in bug tracking systems
  • Creation of test tools (optional)
  • Test automation (optional)

Education, Experience, and Technical Skills

  • Working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science or similar field
  • Programming experience (for example in Java, JavaScript, Scala, Ruby, C, or PHP)
  • Good German and English communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal Strengths

  • Positive attitude with a drive to learn and tackle new professional challenges and responsibilities
  • Curiosity
  • Ability to work independently and dependably
  • Ability to work as part of a team and the flexibility to be a part of inter-cultural projects
  • Ability to explain technical matters clearly and succinctly, also to non-technical people; in both German and English
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality