QA Automation Engineer



Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023
Who we are
Aizon is a software-as-a-service provider that transforms manufacturing operations in life science industries using advanced analytics and artificial intelligence.
Following our recent Series C round of growth funding, we are looking for ambitious new team members who are motivated to directly impact our future growth and success as we launch what we consider “Aizon 3.0”.Aizon is helping pharma manufacturers and CDMOs make better decisions in GMP operations.
- What makes us different from other manufacturing platforms? We help operations leaders and engineers avoid endless cycles of chasing data in disparate and heavy-handed systems and rapidly understand how to run their manufacturing processes better.
- We’re solving multiple problems in GMP operations that cost manufacturers millions yearly while accelerating their digital maturity journey. One of our unique capabilities is the ability to operationalize the use of predictive AI models in real time without a big data science staff.
- We’re backed by both industry and software investor firms like NewVale Capital, Atlantic Bridge, Danaher, Honeywell, CrossLink, and UnCork, with solid industry and technology expertise.
Our mission is to improve global health by optimizing how medicines are manufactured so that pharma and biotech companies can provide patients worldwide with the right medicine at the right time and price.
Join us if you are motivated to directly impact our company's success and growth path forward and, more importantly, by positively contributing to the life science industry and deserving patients worldwide.
For our Engineering department and testing team, we are looking for a QA Automation Engineer (Software Test Engineer) with experience in this field, a strong technical background working with different Databases, and a strong knowledge of Test Data Management tools. The successful candidate will be in charge of creating, reviewing and maintaining the Automated and manual test in order to ensure the compliance with regulatory, quality and safety priorities.


  • Autonomously design, code and execute the automated tests for the Platform
  • Closely work with the Agile development teams along with the stakeholders while developing the Automation test framework
  • Define and execute manual tests when necessary:
  • Schedule Testing activities
  • Take objective evidence in different devices, browsers, and operating system
  • Report testing results
  • Collaborate with developers to define unit and integration tests
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues or potential risks in the platform at early stage of development cycle
  • Work with the Release Engineering team to create and maintain an automated set of “smoke” and regression tests
  • Provide assistance to Product Owners while they create business requirements and map them with the test strategy and specifications
  • Review requirements, specifications, user documentation, help files, and other project documentation to assure the quality of the platform and tests to be developed
  • Guide testing and compliance efforts to ensure regulatory, quality, and safety priorities are adequately addressed
  • Line management and Performance appraisal activities for STEs and SDETs in Quality Control Team


  • Must-have
  • A profile with a Computing Engineering, Industrial or Electronics Engineering, Life Science studies
  • Similar experience (at least 3 years) with automated testing methodologies, tools and manual testing
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Excellent knowledge of utilising LLM (Large Language Model) AI tools like ChatGPT and CoPilot in automatically generating tests
  • Deep knowledge of automated testing methodologies and tools is required
  • Programming knowledge and experience (JavaScript/Java) is required
  • End to End testing experience is required
  • Extensive hands-on experience on API automated testing
  • Extensive hands-on experience on FE automated testing
  • Experience in CI/CD practices.
  • Experience in working with popular testing frameworks (Cypress, Cucumber)
  • Experience in working with GitHub and Atlassian ecosystem: Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket
  • Based in Barcelona or available to relocate to Barcelona without visa sponsorship
  • Nice-have
  • Experience on automated performance tests
  • IT cloud tools knowledge is desirable (Amazon Web Services)
  • Google G Suite
  • Risk management
  • Agile software development


  • Critical eye to stress the platform and to be quality-oriented
  • Possessing an agile mindset, fast to adapt to constant changes and feeling comfortable with it
  • Naturally questioning everything
  • Excellent communication skills, both within and outside the team
  • Have experience working on a dynamic product that is ever-changing and evolving rapidly
  • Commitment to quality
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take smart risks and champion new ideas
  • Team player, collaborative, innovative, get things done mind
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Show initiative in setting and meeting goals within an environment of managed change

What we can offer

  • Full time and permanent contract and immediate start
  • Competitive salary in the sector
  • An open and collaborative work environment with a young and dynamic team and international culture
  • An opportunity for personal and professional growth, supported by high functioning, stellar investors and the exciting challenges that come with joining a company at the start of its growth trajectory
  • A culture where your opinion is highly valued and appreciated
  • Flexible schedule, intensive Fridays
  • Flexible remuneration transport and restaurant
  • Language training courses
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Stock options
  • Internal training and certifications plan
  • Career plan and scheduled salary reviews
  • Team Building Activities
  • The possibility to join a young American company with great expectations and huge potential to grow
Our mission is to advance manufacturing operations performance so pharma and biotech companies can provide patients with the right medicine, at the right time, and at the right price with faster time to market. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where all employees feel mutual respect and are contributing to the good of society. The innovative nature of our team allows you to have close contact with our founders and be a part of a close-knit team without the corporate nonsense. We are a group of creators with diverse backgrounds (there are over 10 different languages spoken in our office) and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at We are embarking on an important journey, working to contribute to something impactful and new in the Life Sciences industry!
We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where all employees feel mutual respect and are contributing to the good of society. We are a group of creators with diverse backgrounds (over 16 different citizenships in our company) and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at