Job Summary: 

DTx is looking for a software Test Engineer to integrate its Data & Application Engineer (DAE) Group within the project “R2UTechnologies – modular systems” (nr. C644876810-00000019), financed by Business Innovation – Innovation Pact, within the call n. º 02/C05-i01/2022 of PRR – Plano de Recuperação e Resiliência.

The “R2UTechnologies – Modular system” Innovation Pact aims to execute the development and industrialization on Portuguese soil of the disruptive industrial concept of modular construction. This innovative concept will respond to the growing needs of the global market and the new challenges facing the sector today, particularly in the fields of design, sustainability, customization, intelligent building, and environmental protection. It will allow the creation of the new industrial and capital-intensive cluster, able to position the country as a global reference supplier of this new solution to the construction sector. Focused on the housing segment, university residences, hotel sector and health sector, this Innovation Pact aims to improve people’s lives with the most sophisticated and responsible modular construction proposals, promoting the transition of the Portuguese industrial paradigm from traditional construction to modular construction, with a shift from work intense and wasteful processes to knowledge intense and efficient ones, with the associated qualification of capacitation of industrial processes and products to become a worldwide supplier in all the value chain of this new construction paradigm.


Candidate profile:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced software tester to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting functional testing, regression, and integration testing (both manual and automated) to ensure the quality of our software products.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software testing methodologies and techniques, as well as experience with both manual and automated testing tools such as playwright and selenium.

You will be responsible for designing test scenarios, running these tests, and preparing reports on the effectiveness and defects for the development team.

You should be able to work independently and as part of a team to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.



– Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, or a related field with a strong emphasis on software development;

– Experience (3+ years) in testing software;

– Preferably with Certification ISTQB Certified Test Manager, IREB Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering;

– Several years of experience in the field of software development, software testing, or systems engineering;

– Experience in the application of relevant methodologies of software development;

– Hands-on and strong experience in OOP languages (C# preferable);

– Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes;

– Hands-on experience with web browser automation tools (e.g. Selenium / Playwright);

– Good understanding of all levels of the testing pyramid;

– Familiarity with REST API;

– Experience working with Agile/Scrum software development methodology.


Essential skills:

– Analytical and problem-solving skills;

– Motivation to learn and apply technologies in which you have no experience (new or inherited);

–  Capacity for innovation and constant progressio;

– Autonomy, accuracy, responsibility, and awareness of the importance of quality in software development;

– Good verbal and written communication and presentation skills in Portuguese and/or English;

–  Ability to analyze and structure information to be shared and communicated to other stakeholders and development teams.


What you’ll do:

– Perform Diverse Testing: From manual checks to automated scripts, you’ll ensure every feature undergoes rigorous testing;

– Design and Execute Test Scenarios: You’ll craft detailed test plans that cover every conceivable angle, ensuring our software’s functionality and performance exceed expectations;

– Collaborate and Communicate: Working closely with cross-functional teams, you’ll identify defects, suggest improvements, and advocate for quality at every stage of development;

– Continuous Improvement: Your insights will not only fix current issues but also inform our future development processes, helping prevent potential problems before they arise;

– Collaborate and Communicate: Working closely with cross-functional teams, you’ll identify defects, suggest improvements, and advocate for quality at every stage of development.



About DTx: Digital Transformation CoLab DTx carries out its activity of applied research in the areas related to digital transformation.

DTx consists of the following associated members: Accenture; Aernnova Évora; Bosch Car Multimedia; Cachapuz-Bilanciai; Cegid; CEiiA – Centro de Engenharia e Desenvolvimento de Produto; Celoplás; DSTgroup; IKEA; INL – Laboratório Ibérico Internacional de Nanotecnologia; Mobileum; NOS; Simoldes; TMG Automotive; SIBS; Universidade Católica Portuguesa; Universidade de Évora; Universidade do Minho; and two affiliated members: Institute CCG/ZGDV and PIEP – Polo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros (Innovation Centre in Polymer Engineering).

DTx aims at being a reference player in the scope of digital transformation and focuses its research in the intersection of physical, digital and cybernetic domains, with the purpose of creating the next generation of advanced cyber-physical systems.


Application: Submission of the CV, Degree(s) Certificate(s) and other relevant documents to the address, indicating in subject: DTx/09/2024.