IT Test and/or Release Management

Hours per week
40 hours
Hours per week
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services NL
  • Digital
  • People


    We are a dynamic multi-responsibility team, handling key delivery aspects of the transformation project. You will be part of one (or more) of the following streams in this international and challenging position.

  • Test Management Stream
  • Release Management Stream
  • Post Production Site Reliability Stream.
  • As part of the Test Management team, you will be responsible for the following tasks.   

    Automation Testing Stream:

  • Taking ownership of (designing and maintaining) of our automated test strategy and to lead by example in providing a complete, multi-layered test solution for our products.
  • Drive quality testing solutions by planning and constructing test scripts through use of quality processes and methodologies.
  • Use innovative approaches and state of the art technologies to implement test automation
  • Coordinate and execute regression testing
  • Effectively track issues and automated test coverage.
  • Comprehensively log and document automated testing phases and defects.
  • Implement pragmatic performance testing strategies.
  • Execute performance testing using of a range of performance testing & monitoring tools.
  • Functional Testing Stream:

  • Strong understanding of software development life cycles including waterfall, iterative, and agile methodologies
  • Support and define the alignment of a test management concept to ensure quality and stability.
  • Analyze and define cross-application test requirements.
  • Ensure, plan, coordinate and execute all testing activities.
  • Strong alignment and active driving of testing activities over all involved applications with all Stakeholders.
  • Define, align and implement a defect management process.
  • Work with our cross-functional agile teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including our agile team and our customers’ operations users, managers and QA teams
  • As part of the Release Management team, you will be responsible for some of the following tasks.   
    Non-exhaustive list of your future tasks for the team:

  • Analyze the planned landscape and all involved applications including their release approach.
  • Support the definition of a Release Management concept for the OneHouse solution and align that with all relevant stakeholders (Business Partners, System Owners, Suppliers, topic owner and markets) to support the initial development and constant changes of the planned solution
  • Coordinate release times and content over all applications
  • Release planning, communication and documentation
  • Manage of several development and testing environments
  • Document all processes and implement continuous improvement
  • As the Lead Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for some of the following tasks.   
    Non-exhaustive list of your future tasks for the team:

  • Ensure Quality and SLAs - Contribute to meeting the SLAs and KPIs as applicable for the product.
  • Ensure high responsiveness and timely resolution of tickets raised in Production Environment.
  • Ensures that tasks are assigned to the right team and completed on time and that delivery timelines are met in accordance with the quality targets of the organization.
  • Attention to user reports Level 1 and scale/track users report Level 2 and Level 3
  • Interact with users, business stakeholders and team members, typically discussing and reporting progress of requests and individual incidents
  • Ticket logging, updating and tracking – working in an organized fashion to ensure that all issues are dealt with effectively and details captured to enable team working.

Your profile

    What we are looking for
    You enjoy operating in a dynamic and sales driven organization. Keywords are: “Hands on, analytic, flexible, independent, innovative and self-starting”. You have the ability to channel between different levels, topics and cultures. You are willing to learn and are open for feedback.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Applications, Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience
    Must have experience in the following:

  • A proven understanding of automated testing planning, techniques and drivers of quality software
  • A deep understanding of modern automated testing methodologies, such as TDD, BDD, etc.
  • Proven experience of achieving repeatability through test automation
  • Knowledge of Agile software development principles
  • Hands-on experience on Selenium, Playwright, Applium, Github, Azure DevOps/TFS
  • Good working knowledge of automated test software and preferably SQL
  • Attention to detail, with an analytical mind, problem-solving aptitude and ability to think laterally
  • Strong organisational skills including task allocation, tracking and management reporting, especially working with remote teams
  • Experience in providing realistic work estimates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Participating in release planning, story grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, and sprint demo.
  • Managing offshore teams, work efforts and good project management know-how.
  • Acting independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Comprehensive experience in agile software development (SAFe/SCRUM) or DevOps
  • Well-founded expertise in release management
  • Knowledge in the field of microservices, API design incl. API-Gateways (best case One-API), cloud architectures.
  • Experience in supporting web-based and vendor applications
  • Experienced working in an international multi-stakeholder environment
  • Other Skills        

  • You worked in agile teams and know that speed matters
  • You are eager in familiarizing yourself with new tasks and technologies
  • Enthusiasm for complex systems and interdisciplinary tasks
  • Analytical thinking ability and independent work
  • Ability to work in a team and problem-solving skills
  • Very good communication skills and political sensitivity
  • Open to change and constantly looking for improvement
>Every day is different! Very dynamic! The ambiance and my colleagues are great! There are so many ways in which I can develop myself. Ilknur


Working at Mercedes-Benz Financial Services means working for a high-end brand with talented employees and managers. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is an ambitious company that strives for excellence in all areas of its business. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is part of the international Mercedes-Benz AG group, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
Active in the Benelux market, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is a leading player in the automotive leasing and financing market. We are among the best companies in the segment and offer leasing, financing and insurance products for all brands of the Mercedes-Benz group.

The ITM department is responsible Information Technology at Mercedes-Benz within all its
Divisions and brands and takes action for ensuring stable, robust, scalable and compliant IT
Solutions. Within Global IT Operations ITM/OH is responsible to plan, build and run the future
European IT landscape.

We offer

    We offer an international, interesting and challenging function in a professional and international environment with the opportunity to grow within the organization.
    Besides, we offer good working conditions and compensation, good development opportunities and a lot of fun in an ambitious team.


Interested in this great opportunity? Please send your CV & short motivation to Tamar Sturrus (

Application Procedure

  1. Application

    We will review your application shortly after you submit it!
  2. Screening

    We will screen your application and notify you in short notice.
  3. Interview(s)

    After you passed the screening, we invite you for an interview at our office!
  4. Offer

    At this stage we are happy to give you an offer you can't refuse! :-)
  5. Sign contract

    After you have accepted the offer, we will draft a contract and invite you over to sign it.

Do you have any questions?

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Tamar Sturrus

In the invitation for the interview, we will send you whom you will meet during the interview. This will most likely be a hiring manager and a recruiter.
At Mercedes-Benz, there is one thing that is a clear focus for us: people. Around 289,000 people from five generations and more than 150 nations work within Mercedes Benz Group. We look after them to make sure they feel at ease with us.For example we ensure that ideas quickly reach the top. How? By encouraging a culture of creativity and trust. We rely on the concept of co-creation: make their way to the top. But how? Through an open culture full of creativity and trust.We are building on the concept of co-creation: You will have the opportunity to thrive in diverse, interdisciplinary teams that allow you to play to your strengths and put forward your ideas freely. Let’s learn from and connect with each other.There are many benefits at Mercedes-Benz- from flexible work time models, international assignments and individual personal development opportunities to a diverse health and sports program and an attractive salary with special benefits.
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