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Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

About Gelato

Gelato has built the world's largest and most global networks for on-demand production of customized items e.g. t-shirts, wall art, mugs, books, hoodies, and cards, We support a new wave of e-commerce entrepreneurs and the global shift towards local and more sustainable production.

We own no physical assets, our asset is a digital connectivity platform that enables world-class on-demand production for e-commerce platforms and applications. We already have more than 100 production partners in 30 countries. In 72 hours we can reach more than 5 billion people and potential consumers in a smarter, faster, and greener way.

In many ways, we at Gelato are rethinking how digital fabrication of customized products can be done on-demand. Just imagine what will happen when we add 3D printing capabilities to this global service. We are already empowering thousands of e-commerce entrepreneurs to grow and scale their businesses. Again, thanks to the products being produced locally we produce what you need when you need it, and where you need it. In other words, we reduce waste and carbon emissions.

Together we can increase global GDP by effectively supporting - local on-demand production.

Position summary

Following our global expansion, we are looking for an experienced Lead Quality Assurance Engineer to join our growing team of engineers and product managers.

You will bring your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design, promote proper engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, accessibility, privacy, and other advanced quality concepts across all of our products. You will not be afraid of pitching in and contributing code where appropriate and you will serve as mentor and guide to the development and QA teams.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will work closely with the Product Managers, Developers, and QA Engineers to ensure that the engineering teams deliver the exceptional output to support the business goals.


What you will be doing

  • Mentoring and guiding the engineering teams and QA engineers.
  • Ensuring that Gelato develops and releases high-quality products to its millions of customers across the world.
  • Accelerate the pace of release by advising on tools and frameworks for accuracy, repeatability, and scalability.
  • Define and execute manual and automated tests to constantly improve test coverage and test effectiveness.
  • Collaborating with colleagues as part of the Technology management team


Who you are

To be successful in this role you will need to have a start-up mentality. You are committed to excel with energy and endurance while you understand that building a company is very hard but that is what you want to achieve. You have superior communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, high integrity, and great attention to detail. You are a natural and comfortable leader, have excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills. You are interested in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise. You are a self-starter with the ability to excel with little to no direction. You are naturally curious. You're innovative, creative, and constantly looking for deeper ways to approach problems and connect dots.

Moreover, we would like to see evidence of the following in your profile:

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant field.
  • A strong record of team management and mentoring.
  • Solid background as a Developer.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading automated QA effort on large-scale software projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in measuring and reporting quality-related metrics.
  • Great thinking, planning, and organizational ability.
  • Fluent in English with strong verbal and written communication skills.


What we offer

We offer the rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you can use the services you’ve been part of building. We’re not just another social web application; we’re improving one of the world’s largest industries.

We offer you a chance to be part of a truly amazing journey in a company that sets very high targets and works hard to achieve them. You will be able to work with smart, motivated, and engaged co-workers from all over the world, in an intense and very energetic environment.

You will have a tangible impact on the way that we operate and expand our business. Working with some of the most ambitious colleagues out there you will have a ground floor opportunity to put all your experience and know-how to the test while learning at a speed you thought was impossible before joining.

As we continue to grow we want you to grow with us and for the right candidate, there is no limit to where this opportunity might take you.


What it’s like to work at Gelato

We expect a lot. We are a driven team with big goals, so we seek individuals who are genuinely passionate about their work and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. Our culture is unique and we live by our values, so it's worth learning more about Gelato and our values on our website.

We recommend you submit your application as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continually.


If you have any questions you can contact us: careers@gelato.com

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Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

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Who we are

We’re a team of 100+ people, 25 nationalities, spread across 6 timezones. We are on a mission to change the way physically printed collaterals are produced. We’ve come a long way building a network of partners across the world, however, there are still loads of challenges and opportunities ahead. Want to join us on this journey?

About Gelato

Communication is a fundamental human need and print is a powerful tool to help people communicate their creativity and passion. Perhaps this is why commercial printing has become one of the largest industries on the planet. Gelato's state of the art global print cloud facilitates local printing at a scale greater than the world has ever seen before. Learn more

What we offer

The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you can use the services you’ve been part of building. We’re not just another web application; we’re changing one of the world’s largest industries. Join a motivated, hard-working and passionate team in a dynamic and energetic startup environment.

Our culture

We are a global company with a global team. We hire for attitude and train for skills. We battle over ideas - which is why we don't believe in hierarchies - we all have equal value. We believe innovation happens when the quality of an idea matters, not the person who had it. We collaborate and build relationships. We speak about things as they are and how they feel.