Test Automation Engineer (Fr + Eng)

Brussels, Belgium

Company introduction

Founded 97 years ago in Brussels, Macq is a company of experts and engineers grouped together around a single mission: innovating every day to simplify its customers’ professions. Our company is now an essential partner for Traffic and Automation-related professions because we have always earned customer trust.

As a Test Automation Engineer you will evaluate the functionality and performance of our cutting-edge software modules. Are you a pro in test design, requirements analysis and test reviews? Are you a team player and result-oriented? Then you are the person we are looking for!

As a Test Automation Engineer you:

  • Participate in the analysis, design, specification, development, benchmarking, and delivery of production software. In doing so, you use your knowledge of testing and testability to influence better software design and promote good engineering practices such as testability, accessibility, scalability and performance
  • Develop a wide variety of automated test scenarios and integrate these in a continuous delivery workflow
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the testing infrastructure, the evolution of the testing framework and the continuous improvement of the test automation architecture and workflows
  • Have the opportunity to develop yourself and others in a true DevOps agile environment
  • Engage in the product evolution covering software architecture, development, quality assurance, security, operations and IT infrastructure aspects
  • Do both manual (20%) and automated (80%) testing
  • Are able to showcase test metrics and results

Why you are the Test Automation Engineer we've been looking for:

Technical skills & knowledge

  • Foundation in programming, with strong analytical and software design skills
  • Experience in one or more general purpose programming language, including (but not limited to) Java and Python
  • Experience in testing methodology and/or risk management (ideally with a methodology certification, e.g. ISTQB)
  • Experience in automated testing tools and techniques (e.g. Robot Framework-Python, Selenium, Jmeter, PostMan);  mastery of Robot Framework and Selenium is a must
  • Knowledge of Linux OS
  • Global knowledge and understanding of web applications
  • Specific expertise: failure analysis/root cause analysis, to evaluate the risks and impact of test design/analysis evaluation, software life cycles, discover hidden issues (using techniques and available tools)
  • Good understanding of Agile and DevOps


  • A true team player; someone who enjoys achieving results together
  • Communication skills: you are  fluent in French and English  and you communicate clearly and proactively, both written and verbally
  • Motivated to learn and develop yourself continuously
  • An eye for detail, but not obsessively focused on details; you are pragmatic enough to understand that quality is very important, but moving forward and delivering on time too


An attractive remuneration package and fringe benefits in-line with your experience
Experience in a growing Belgian company on the international market
A varied job, where you will be continually expanding your knowledge
A high-tech environment that is full of creative and technical talent
Guided career development opportunities