Food, machinery or T-shirts: Hapag-Lloyd moves goods around the globe with over 250 container ships. We connect more than 600 ports on all continents and are one of the largest liner shipping companies. More than 13,000 employees work on board, ashore or in one of our 350 offices. Together, we transport around 12 million containers per year. Our corporate values "We care. We move. We deliver" serve as coordinates on our way. They guide our collaboration with each other as colleagues and with our customers to achieve the best possible quality. In the long run, we are committed to climate and environmental protection as well as human rights and many other social issues.

Strong and modern IT is one of the strategic success factors for the future competitiveness of Hapag-Lloyd AG. For this reason, we will grow in many areas and, in particular, successively expand the development teams around our internal system.

We are expanding the Quality Assurance Team at our Hamburg site, which advises and supports our product development teams on issues relating to "quality", "testing" and "compliance". Our small team accompanies the development processes of our internal and external product development teams, prepares audits and conducts training courses on the topic of "Software Test".


Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Supporting product development teams on issues related to "Quality", "Test" and "Compliance"
  • Enabling product development teams to take responsibility for the quality of their products
  • Develop new overarching quality assurance measures
  • Develop, implement, and report on metrics related to quality
  • Review development artifacts from internal and external development teams
  • Monitoring of the release process
  • Preparation and monitoring of audits
  • Preparation and execution of trainings
  • Coaching and consulting
  • Building a community of practice

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Completed studies in computer science or comparable
  • Several years of experience in a comparable position
  • Good experience in coaching
  • Experience in the support of audits, such as ISO 27001
  • Interest in technological trends and new methods in quality assurance and their integration into daily work
  • Knowledge of test methodology (Agile Testing Quadrants, Testing Pyramid, Functional-/Non-Functional Testing, Test Strategy, Test Plan, BDD, ATDD, TDD, Exploratory Testing, ...)
  • Knowledge of Requirements Engineering and Domain Driven Design
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps, CI/CD, Gitlab, Jenkins and SonarQube
  • Basic programming skills (Java, JavaScript, SQL)
  • Experience in the use of MS Office, Jira and Confluence
  • ISTQB certification is an advantage
  • Experience with agile software development
  • Ability to work independently and in a solution-oriented manner
  • High level of empathy and positive attitude
  • Willingness to travel internationally from time to time
  • As an internationally active company, we require a good command of written and spoken English

German language expectations: We expect all international candidates to be willing to learn at least the basics of the German language in case they are accepted for the position. This will enable you to participate in social and community life in Germany and at our company premises in the best possible way.

Nice if you have:

  • Understanding of HL IT Products
  • Relevant previous experience in the areas of logistics or transportation
  • Understanding of container shipping business is an advantage

What we offer:

  • Challenging tasks in a collaborative and friendly working environment
  • Your own area of responsibility, great scope for co-design, and opportunities to implement your own ideas
  • Dynamic and modern working atmosphere in a newly renovated, modern office in the heart of Hamburg’s city center
  • At least 28 days of vacation, flextime, capital-forming benefits, hybrid work model
  • Subsidy for public transportation
  • Bike leasing for all positions
  • Restaurant and coffee bar
  • Health and company sports programs (e.g., yoga, sailing, fitness courses, and much more)


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Contact person

Kristin Peters Managerin Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding