Staff Software QA Engineer (m/w/d)



Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We continuously develop revolutionary strategies and products within shortest time, and successfully launch them on a large scale. This is only possible through extraordinary speed, innovation and efficiency.

Gigafactory Berlin forms the perfect basis for rolling out Tesla’s incredible success story in Europe. The most important pillar for this is our employees. Their passion, motivation and engagement ensure that we consistently achieve our goals. We are looking for you to continue and expand this success story together. 

As a Staff Software QA Engineer focused on factory applications, you will be responsible for the pre-release validation of our applications, including automated and manual testing and other methods of quality assurance as it fits. You will hire your own team of QA engineers and give them technical and methodological directions to ensure that best software quality assurance practices are applied. You will also work closely with software developers and help them with applying design principles that help improve software quality.


  • People management experience
  • Strong understanding of general concepts and
    practices of software engineering, ideally with experience with one or more of Go, Java and C# in collaboration with CI/CD toolchains using common
    technologies such as Git, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins
  • Good understanding of REST and experience testing
    web service APIs using automation
  • Hands-on experience with commonly used
    technologies like TestNG, Junit, Protractor, Cucumber, Jasmine, Cypress, WebDriverIO,
    Appium, J-Meter is a big plus
  • Understanding of architectural challenges of
    high-performance, high-availability distributed systems, with the ability to
    positively influence architecture and design decisions
  • Strong knowledge of relational database
    concepts and SQL
  • Both familiarity with information security concepts
    and best practices as well as experience with Kafka and a deep
    understanding of streaming architectures is a big plus

We Offer

You will be working in our state-of-the-art Gigafactory, where you’ll solve the world’s most interesting problems with the best and brightest people who share a passion to change the world. Tesla’s compensation package includes competitive salary and Tesla shares or bonuses. Typical benefits that are offered are a pension program, 30 vacation days, flexible work arrangements, employee insurances, relocation and commuting support.