Location: France City: Sophia Antipolis Department: R&D – SDx and Cloud Contract Type: Full time

Telework options: hybrid on site – remote (up to 3 days home office per week)

Looking for an exciting and permanent job in a fast-growing high-tech company, offering a variety of assignments and interactions?

Job Context

For over 20 years, Ekinops has been driving innovation in network systems. We provide solutions focused on the needs of communication service providers and enterprises worldwide. We provide open, trusted and innovative network connectivity and enable our customers’ success by delivering high value-added software-driven solutions. Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies.

Over 50% of our 500-strong team works in our multi-national Agile R&D centers. Our company has a strong international background, with sales offices strategically located around the world. Ekinops is recognized for its ESG commitments with considerable improvement in ESG rating following 2022 Gaïa campaign and Silver Medal by EcoVadis.

Duties and Responsibilities

The R&D QA & Automation Engineer will:

  • Develop and maintain automated tests for network equipment, web and REST applications
  • Contribute to the automation platform
  • Design and document test plans
  • Manage Web security/penetration and scalability testing using automation
  • Participate to manual and automated test campaigns
  • Investigate and reproduce problems
  • Discuss problem resolution with the team
  • Coordinate the usage of the automation lab
  • Disseminate your knowledge to help increase the skills and knowledge of the team in your areas of expertise

Profile and skills

You have the following skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience in testing (ISTQB certification is a plus)
  • Good Linux operating system knowledge
  • Good practice of Selenium using Python and Robot framework
  • Advanced Python skills. Test frameworks knowledge is a plus
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP based networks. SDN/NFV and SDWAN technology is a plus
  • Experience with modern integration patterns, processes and tools (CI/CD practices)
  • Excellent communication (oral, written), fluent in English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams/distributed teams


  • Intermediate level
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Profit sharing program
  • Meal subsidy or meal voucher

Recruitment process 

3 interviews

  • 1st with Department manager/Team leader
  • 2nd interview with HR
  • 3rd interview with C-Level/VP

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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