TransferWise is hiring a

Test Engineer

Tallinn, Estonia

Test Engineer - Automation

TransferWise is a VC-backed, international money transfer start-up co-founded by Skype’s first employee and backed by some of planet's most experienced innovators, including Sir Richard Branson and PayPal founder Peter Thiel, we're disrupting the world of currency & international money transfer. That means flipping a gazillion dollar industry on its head using only real exchange rates and tiny non-hidden-fee. Headaches averted, revolution sparked.

Are you up to building a modern international financial institution from the ground up, but better than any of the existing global banks? Here at Transferwise You will be hands on within the technology and working towards making our product the best that it can be by solving the challenges that we face. However our flat organisational structure means you'll be someone who is unconcerned with titles and hierarchy. What really excites you is problem solving and delivering innovative technology and products that create happy customers.

The role?

You'll be working as part of our Platform Team. You are going to improve Quality Assurance practices in Transferwise by working together with product teams. Our product engineers will ask for your help with their testing and test automation challenges. Engineers write the tests, you help them find the right way. You identify best practices and build shared tooling to deliver stable features with minimum regressions.

Our customers will feel your success through always being able to use the TransferWise features they love, without problems.


Product engineers only

Here at TransferWise we don’t hire coders, who pick up tickets from a backlog and push code to production.

We hire engineers that empathise with our customers problems, develop solutions and measure results.  We’re proud of engineering team - it's built an incredible product that’s changing the world.  They operate autonomously within their teams, focussing relentlessly on our customers.


  • Have experience in creating maintainable web UI test suites
  • Have worked with large systems and implemented cross-component tests
  • Can decide where to use end-to-end or contract testing
  • Have hands on exploratory testing experience
  • Have built performance tests (jMeter / Gatling)
  • Are familiar with web app security concerns
  • Love working with many different people
  • Have strong communication skills and ability to articulate complex and technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Are willing to travel, to work and learn with dev teams in London, Ukraine, US.
  • Excitement to work in a high-growth company, and throw themselves fully into a revolution.
  • Be open, communicative, and fun to work with.

Nice to haves:

  • Understanding of Scrum and Agile development
  • Java background
  • Angular experience
  • Appium or other mobile app testing experience
  • Be a customer of TransferWise
  • Experience with Spring Boot
  • Experience with Eureka and other Netflix Stack



Apart from the all-expenses-paid company trips, stock options in one of Europe’s most hotly tipped startups, a laptop and team lunches every other Thursday, you won’t get much in the way of extras. However, we will give you 28 days holiday a year (plus public holidays), a fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of our little revolution. Oh, and coffee, there’s plenty of coffee.

Not from Estonia? - No stress, we will help you (and your family) to relocate from any part of the world!

Please just let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments at any stage of our recruitment process. You can email us on

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