Test Automation Engineer (DevOps) INTERIM / FREELANCE

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  • Zaandam
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  • European Business Services
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Test Automation Engineer (DevOps) INTERIM / FREELANCE


The world of "grocery shopping" is changing dramatically and rapidly. Customers are definitely at the wheel. Offline and online markets are becoming increasingly intertwined and technology offers unprecedented opportunities. In this world, where "traditional" retail no longer exists, Albert Heijn is an experienced player and market leader in online shopping.

With a driven team, we work hard to make our customers' shopping experience better every day. In addition, your help as an DevOps Tester is desperately needed!


Learning, collaborating and asking questions

In the coming years we have an ambitious strategy and that is why we are looking for an DevOps Tester to strengthen the team. As an DevOps Tester/Test automation expert, your daily activities mainly consist of testing and automating tests. You are curious and ask relevant questions such as "How does the software behave?", "Are there hidden problems in the solutions we build?" and "What risks do we see when we bring this to production?" You take a critical look at the quality of our software and the value we add as a team. You collect information from the team and you share your findings based on facts.

As an DevOps Test Automation expert you have the overview, you understand the software landscape. You don't get to know this landscape by only testing in the browser. You test in isolation and directly with the services, databases and components and automate them where possible to get to a higher level of quality and coverage.

eCommerce Backoffice cluster services all processes in the logistics landscape from replenishment and fulfillment to delivery. There processes are critical in the delivery of groceries and the right quality and stability of the platform are key. As a Devops Tester you safeguard this quality and stability by doing and automating tests.


Your position

We are looking for an DevOps Test automation expert, who will strengthen one of our Outsystems development scrum teams. A DevOps Tester at AH IT brings knowledge and asks the critical questions. With test automation, you make sure to set up tests to continuously check quality. You are familiar with the test pyramid and know how the tests work that are in the different layers. The whole team makes and maintains these tests, but as a test automation expert you set certain guideline and help the developers by automating tests. In this process, the whole team needs to know what is going to be automated where. This way we organize our work in a smart way to deliver functionality without additional (manual) work on testing. Development tasks: You will mainly work on automation of test activities in the team, work on test-improvements, documentation and optimize test processes. Operations tasks: In the DevOps Scrum teams we work in T-shape model where each team member has its own expertise but also picks up other tasks like support and standby duties. It might be needed to visit HSCs throughout the country from time to time.


Your new office
As an DevOps tester you work at and with Ahold Delhaize. Approximately 370,000 colleagues around the world serve more than 50 million customers per week. By working together to do better every day and by innovating, we strengthen our role as a leader in retail and e-commerce. This is also how we build trusted local brands. Strong brands that offer knowledge, experience and impact. The location for this position is the head office of Ahold Delhaize in Zaandam. We work in a hybrid way and it is common for teams to work at the office 2 days a week.

What do you bring?

Bachelor degree computer science, ICT or equivalent level based on experience

  • 3+ years of experience in testing, QA and Testautomation or software engineering (must)
  • Clear communication skills in English and preferably also Dutch (must)
  • Experience in working in a DevOps team (must)
  • Living in the Netherlands or willing to relocate (must)
  • Experience of test automation and tools (e.g. Setting up a framework, Gherkin, Selenium) (must)
  • Experience with testing in Low code frameworks (preferably Outsystems) (Strongly preferred)
  • Experience in Context Driven Testing, Test Driven Development and Behaviour Driven Development (Strongly preferred)
  • Experience with (Api testing), Robot Framework
  • Knowledge of code repo/review tools (GIT, Github , Jira, Confluence)
  • Knowledge of SQL, databases and associated tools
  • Knowledge of Docker, Github Actions and automating in a pipeline
  • Java, Kotlin and/or knowledge is an advantage
  • Affinity with or interest in logistics processes


Start 1st April / 1st May

32-40 uur per week

Location: Zaandam (next to Zaandam CS) 

Tarief: 80-90 euro


Interested? Please let us know your hourly rate and availability (starting date , hours) . Thank you

matters to us?

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Together, we help people eat well, save time and live better – it’s how we make a difference. And we do it because we care: for our customers, our people and the world around us.

Be courageous

"I realized how much impact you can truly have as an individual, working for such a huge international company.”

Live Whole Heartedly 

“The support this company has always offered means the world to me."

Keep Growing

“I feel the freedom to show initiative, propose changes and try new things. Having that freedom gave me wings to fly.”

Meet your colleagues

What our selection
process looks like?



Share your enthusiasm for Ahold Delhaize or of our great local brands — explain why do you want to work for us and how you can add value. Your goal is to engage the hiring manager and to get them thinking about you as a potential new hire. Give it your all!


Job interview(s)

After you have been selected and depending on the role, you will be invited for one or more job interviews. The job interview, which is a two way conversation, will take place online (via Teams) or at the office. You will be informed by the recruiter. This is your moment to shine (but you always do ofcourse)


Online Assessment

When both parties would like to continue the conversation you will be invited for an online assessement, also known as pre-employment tests. The purpose of the test is helping hiring manager determine whether a candidate has the skills, work style, knowlegde of personality to succeed in a the role. 


Job Offer

We are thrilled to get you onboard and would like to offer you the job. In this phase we start the conversation about the details which comes with the job, such as compensation, benefits and other contract details. 


Welcome the Ahold Delhaize family

We do our utmost for you to feel at home, heard and valued and encourage you to be courageous, live wholehearted and keep growing. Therefore, we start the (pre)onboarding process as soon as you accepted the job offer. This process includes a technical and functional onboarding within Ahold Delhaize or our great familiy of local brands. 

Need help with application or orientation?

Hello, send me a message and I'll be happy to help you

Wouter Koeleman

Talent Acquisition Partner

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