Agile Test Lead and Release Manager
Looklet is a B2B Fashion-technology company with world-leading high-end fashion e-commerce retailers as clients. At Looklet we create magic by combining engineering with fashion and photography.
The Looklet fashion tech solution is developed in tight collaboration with the whole organization and our clients in a DevOps fashion. Our high-end clients demand absolute top quality and we hope you can help us enhance our quality assurance measures and ensure the quality of our releases.
Join us to create the magic behind the Looklet solution, working together with software developers, hardware constructors, photographers, fashion people and the rest of the fantastic Looklet team.
Your days at Looklet
Nurturing a DevOps culture, every developer is responsible for quality. We believe your role is to challenge quality at the next level, finding the tricky outliers. Together with the team, you would be suggesting system and process what problems to look for and how to find them most efficiently.
You will be part of the development leadership team at Looklet making sure developers can efficiently deliver value. Your responsibilities will be around making sure our clients know has a high perception around the quality of our products. Looklet is a growing agile organization, we expect you to see the possibilities of evolving with the organization according to business need and your desire.
We believe you have a strong sense of product quality and a pragmatic view on how to achieve it. Combining hardware construction, software development and high-quality fashion photos all have different quality aspects and we believe your overall approach to quality will help our development teams to identify ways to make sure we deliver a top quality result.
As an Agile Test Lead you will be:
- Creating and evolving a quality assurance strategy
- Coordinating any manual testing efforts
- Coordinating development efforts of automatic testing
- Coaching development teams on increasing quality long-term
- Creating tests/protocols and executing some parts of the process
As Release Manager your responsibilities will, among other things, include:
- Maintaining and evolving a smooth release process
- Coordinating releases between the internal stakeholders such as account managers, support engineers, product experts and developers.
- Making sure our important releases doesn’t get delayed
- Expectations management, creating transparency around content and risk for a release
- Facilitate issue triage meetings with internal stakeholders to make sure we address critical product issues
Our clients can freely mix and match models, body variation and styling items. To create this flexibility, each base body splits up in 800 digital assets. We’ve migrated away from physical data centers and use 150-200 cloud-based auto-scaling instances to follow the daily and seasonal production of our clients with a current peak load of 8000 images per day. We freely innovate over our code base split in 100 services. And we are not done. We continue to invest 30% of our income on further developing our products.
Looklet developers are a select group of world-class engineers whose backgrounds range from entrepreneurship in the open source world, skilled self-learners, as well as developers of Java, and we're looking to expand our team. Looklet, a leader in fashion-technology, offers the opportunity to work in a unique, energetic, extremely cross-functional environment that prizes innovation and creative thinking. Work with people experienced in software development, hardware construction, photography and fashion to create the solutions behind the Looklet magic.
Other technologies used includes Spring Boot, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Tomcat and RabbitMQ.
We are developing a DevOps culture and platform, and to support this we are using technologies like Jira, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Alpine, COS, Ubuntu, StackDriver, Kibana, BigQuery, Google Data Studio and others.
What’s in it for you?
Here we could share how diverse we are, how we have breakfast every morning and how we have a lot of fun together and so on – because all of that is true. However, here is what is truly unique about working at Looklet:
Game-changing product – The Looklet solution is unique. With high-end clients like Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt and Neiman Marcus, we know our product passes the tough quality demands of fashion retailers. We just LOVE the jaw-dropping moments when we demo our solution to a new client.
Make a difference – We continue to evolve the product, even as you are reading. Its continuous innovation in all areas ensures our clients stay at the forefront of fashion e-commerce. We have a bold product roadmap including mobile solutions, artificial intelligence and data analytics where you will make a significant impact, challenging quality in each step.
Work together with highly skilled people - The Looklet development team consists of the people who are the best in their field in a wide variety of professions, including yourself. This creates humble, yet sharp, innovative discussions from which you will learn something new each day.
How to be successful in the recruitment process
- 7 years+ experience with software development
- 3 years+ experience test lead, driving quality, creating test and testing systems
- 3 years+ experience agile development
- You are heavily organization savvy and get things done
- You love to troubleshoot and solve complex issues as you find them
- Your accountability is through the roof, you take ownership of issues and see them through to delivery
- You are able to inspire and convince internal and external through excellent verbal and written communication skills
- You are flexible to react to changing priorities, multi-tasking and deliver on set deadlines
Do you think you would thrive on our team?
Shoot us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org right away or hit the apply now button!
Looklet at a glance
REIMAGINE FASHION IMAGERY. Looklet is a B2B technology provider that challenges the way the industry views fashion imagery. We combine high-quality dynamic images with a simple and scalable process, industrializing image and content production for the new world of fast online fashion. With offices in Stockholm, Paris and New York, our team will soon be up to 80 employees. Working at Looklet means working in a fast-paced environment within an organization built on flat hierarchies with lots of room for professional development and plenty of opportunities to take on greater responsibility. Visit www.looklet.com for more information.