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Software Test Engineer (STE)

Products & Engineering | Novi Sad, Serbia

We’re Alchemy and we’re changing the world with software + science

We are an industry-specific cloud software company helping the $1 trillion specialty chemicals industry embrace digital transformation to accelerate innovations in chemistry. If you love advanced technologies, science, business software, and ambitious teams, we’d love to hear from you. With dual headquarters in San Francisco and Novi Sad, Serbia, we are a global company serving customers all over the world.

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Job Summary

As a Software Test Engineer (STE) at Alchemy, you will develop and execute exploratory tests and automated checks to ensure product quality. You are skilled at designing and implementing tests, debugging, and defining corrective actions. You will also review functionality and identify non-functional system requirements.

The STE role plays an important part in our company’s product development process. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting tests before and after product launches to ensure software runs smoothly and meets client needs. If you hold an engineering background and enjoy providing end-to-end solutions to software quality problems, we’d like to meet you.


  • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using available tools
  • Identify, record, document and track bugs
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing features to meet client needs
  • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g. designers, developers and product owner) to identify system requirements
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing approaches, tools, and test strategies


  • Proven work experience in software testing/quality assurance (3+ years)
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Experience working in an Agile/Lean development process
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Nice to have

  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing
  • Experience with testing enterprise software for businesses

Qualities We Value

  • Initiative - we have a shared bias for action.
  • Transparency - we clearly communicate what we are working on and why.
  • Accountability - we take individual and collective responsibility for what we do.
  • Trust - we trust that our team members will deliver as promised.

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