Test Specialist - Gdansk


Gdansk, PL

Are you someone who excels in project planning and stakeholder management? We are looking for a talented and motivated profile that can take the role as Test Specialist in Arla. Join our team of highly skilled colleagues working truly agile and take part in changing the way we work with test when delivering projects in Arla.

As a Test Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the project deliverables and optimize the way testing is being performed – all the way from planning to execution” says  Manager Jonas Lyngkjær Druedahl.


About the job:

As a Test Specialist you play a vital role within software development projects, responsible for overseeing the testing process to ensure the quality and reliability of the delivered software. Here, you will be responsible for managing a team of testers, defining test strategies, coordinating test activities, and ensuring adherence to quality standards and project timelines.


Your primary tasks will be:

  • Enable and implement the quality and testing approach applied for the program,
  • Ensure alignment between the quality and testing approach and the Arla Test Strategy,
  • Drive the quality and testing approach set for the train with respect to functional system integration,
  • Provide valuable inputs to teams to ensure the approach fits for purpose,
  • Ensure the proper documentation of test plans, test cases, test results, and other testing artifacts,
  • Generate accurate and insightful test reports for project stakeholders,

We are working very closely with the business in Arla in cross-functional Scrum teams where business needs and IT solutions are matched to provide the greatest value to Arla. We are a multinational, multifunctional and very dedicated team working truly agile according to the SAFe framework.


Who are you?

You should have prior experience with the agile culture and mindset, demonstrating strong knowledge of various software testing methodologies, such as Agile, Waterfall, and hybrid approaches, and the ability to tailor them to project requirements. You maintain transparent and open lines of communication and facilitate effective collaboration and sharing of information among team members and stakeholders across multicultural and global environments. With a personal ambition for success, you thrive in managing stakeholders and have experience in empowering efficiency in testing setups.


Ideally you have:

  • Test management experience
  • Experience in test planning, test case design and test execution
  • Bachelor's/master's degree in information systems or related field
  • Background in software development or IT solutions
  • Experience in agile setup, preferably SAFe framework
  • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board)


Application and contact:

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity and apply via link provided below.


What do we offer:

At Arla, we value our  specialists and provide a range of attractive benefits to support your personal and professional growth:

  • Financial support for ongoing education and professional development 
  • Employee Assistance Program offering legal, psychological, health, and financial counseling 
  • Additional perks like gym memberships, vouchers, travel points, and cinema tickets
  • Home kit including a monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, and webcam
  • Relaxation breaks to recharge and maintain work-life balance
  • Relocation allowance for a smooth transition to our vibrant city
  •  Referral program for employees to earn rewards by recommending top talent
  • Additional holiday days based on length of employment (up to 4 days)


Welcome to Arla.

Arla's Global IT team is a powerhouse of over 200+ highly skilled IT specialists across Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Poland. In addition to this impressive group, we work with approximately 800 consultants who are experts in SAP, Microsoft, cloud-based solutions, and targeted business needs.  
But here at Arla, we're not just about making some of the world's most beloved dairy products. We're about making healthy taste delicious, making mornings worth getting out of bed for, and making family dinners unforgettable. Our iconic brands, such as Arla®, Castello®, and Lurpak®, are more than just products; they're an integral and natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the globe.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails and fake recruitment campaigns on the internet from people purporting to work for Arla Foods. Learn more via this link.


Ref.: 94566


Take a look inside Arla