Test Automation Engineer

Our Company

3E is a leading technology and SaaS company providing digital solutions and expert services that maximise the performance of renewable energy assets. As a trusted data services partner, we deliver future-proof and easy-to-deploy solutions over a project’s entire lifetime, supporting developers, asset managers, operators, investors, EPC contractors and IPP's.

3E's one-stop digital platform SynaptiQ provides a complete range of leading SaaS solutions for development, operational asset management and analytics. In addition, 3E supplies various expert services for engineering, technical and strategic decision support.

3E has a proven track record spanning more than 20 years across 60 countries. It operates an international team of 100+ experts from its headquarters in Brussels and offices in Barcelona, Paris, Toulouse, Cape Town and Chennai.

Strengthened by partnerships with universities and industry pioneers, 3E continues to explore innovations and new developments in renewable energy and digitalisation, striving to provide the industry’s most advanced energy intelligence and AI-based solutions.

Our SaaS solution

SynaptiQ is 3E’s SaaS product, an independent, evolutionary software suite for asset management of renewable energy portfolios (more information on http://www.3e.eu/synaptiq). SynaptiQ collects near-real time data of more than 20 million devices spread over 10 thousands utility scale and commercial solar and wind sites spread all over the globe.

We develop and operate advanced analytical services to enrich the monitoring data by:

  • satellite imaging data,
  • meteorological modelling,
  • advanced system modelling,
  • machine learning & artificial intelligence.

The platform combines domains related to big data, high-performance processing, IoT protocols and AI and is the product of the interactions between a multidisciplinary team of developers, scientists, renewable energy architects, electrical engineers, and enthusiast sales that implement, operate and commercialize SynaptiQ worldwide.

The added value realized by SynaptiQ is performance improvement and operational cost reduction for its Operations & Maintenance customers.

What you will be doing

To achieve our ambitious quality goals for the SynaptiQ platform, 3E is looking for a new Test Automation Engineer. For this position, we are looking for a new colleague that will preferably work onsite in Brussels.

As a member of the SynaptiQ QA Team, you will share the challenge of leveraging and consolidating the quality of the deliverables by implementing and maintaining test Tools and test Infrastructure. You will also develop automated tests to enforce non regression coverage.

Your tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Acquire knowledge of business, applications as well as user needs and expectations in order to establish most relevant test strategies and scenarios.
  • Collaborate with QA Engineer to develop effective strategies and test plans.
  • Create Automated Tests derived from the manual test scenarios.
  • Implement tool chain supporting CI/CD workflows.
  • Automate the deployment of Test Environments, Test Data, and Test Tools.
  • Create, enhance, debug, and run Automated Test plans.
  • Collate and monitor the defect management process.
  • Come up with exact solutions for problems related to workflow, technical solutions, and error handling.
  • Manage the Test Efficiency by documenting the results of each test cycle to identify flaws.
  • Understand and implement industry standards and protocols.

Our ideal candidate

Our ideal candidate comes with a proven record of experience working with computer software and automated testing. It shows high attention to details and solid analytical skills.

What we are looking for in our new Test Automation Engineer:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar with at least 3 years' work experience of which the most part in a Quality Acceptance, Tester, or Test Automation Engineer position.
  • You practiced Agile and Continuous Improvement methodologies.
  • You have managed CI/CD Platforms as Jenkins, Azure DevOps, …
  • Managing end-to-end deployment pipelines from the code repository to Linux servers is no problem.
  • Virtual Machines or Docker Environments have no secret for you.
  • You are experienced user of Automated Test Frameworks like Robot Framework, JMeter, …
  • Knowledge about Programming Languages like Python, …
  • You are user of Test Management Tools like XRAY, TestLink, …
  • You know about Project Tracking Software as JIRA, RedMine, …
  • You have experience with Version Control Systems (ex: Git)
  • You fluently speak English.

Bonus points for:

  • You have ISTQB- Foundation Level.
  • You are familiarity with Renewables Energy Sector, IoT, OT.

What we offer in return

Our offices are hidden in the centre of Brussels with a view on a pond, with ducks and a heron bringing a regular visit. In addition to a stimulating atmosphere in a highly motivated group of people, 3E offers a unique opportunity to further develop yourself in a company/team with an ambitious growth plan, delivering innovative services.

We work in a distributed team, but request flexibility to travel to Brussels office/meeting location on a frequent basis (few days per month).


  • Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers (8 euros), eco vouchers, representation allowance, company mobile phone + subscription, 32 days of vacation and a flex income plan.
  • Sustainable transport: easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare, bicycle allowance.
  • Flexibility in our open-minded company.
  • An international environment: projects in over 100 countries worldwide, colleagues of 20 nationalities.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Kalkkaai 6 Quai à la Chaux
1000 Brussels

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