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What’s different about us

We are a family, not just a team and company.

We are an innovative IT startup in Karlsruhe. As a team, we develop cutting-edge test software based on new paradigms and AI. Our products are built with the latest technologies and are available as open source. In addition, we are consultants with well-known clients in various IT areas.

We take pride in promoting an atmosphere of co-creation, employee satisfaction, work-life balance and freedom for innovation.

Change the world

We make a difference for our
clients and testing community
every day, helping them
become more automated

Small team. Big perks

Be part of a nibble team
that works and plays hard.
Enjoy family events,
get-togethers, and nights out

idea creation
Creative environment

The opportunity to work on the
things you like. Solve problems
by utilizing creativity. We don’t
believe in strict guidelines

Lean and mean

As a startup we’re constantly
moving fast. Every day we
are iterating, making quick
decisions and executing

‘A’ Team

We hire the best. Each person
at retest matters to the success
of the team. You will get the chance
to collaborate with the best

go far
Have fun. Grow fast

Be part of a winning and growing
startup with opportunities
unavailable at other companies;
most importantly, have fun!

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Current openings

Marketing & Sales

We are looking for a qualified Community manager to join our team. If you are a tech-savvy professional, experienced in social media, PR and promotional events, we would like to meet you.
Our ideal candidate has exceptional oral and written communication skills and is able to develop engaging content. You should be a ‘people person’ with great customer service skills and the ability to moderate online and offline conversations with our community.

Ultimately, you should be able to act as the face and voice of our brand and manage all community communications.

This position reports to the Head of Marketing & Sales.


  • Set and implement social media and communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies
  • Provide engaging text, image and video content for social media accounts
  • Respond to comments and customer queries in a timely manner
  • Build relationships with customers, potential customers, industry professionals and journalists
  • Liaise with Development and Sales departments to stay updated on new products and features


  • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field
  • Ability to identify and track relevant community metrics (e.g. repeat attendance at events)
  • Ability to interpret website traffic and online customer engagement metrics
  • Experience launching community initiatives (e.g. building an online forum, launching an ambassador program, creating an event series and writing an email newsletter)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced in English and native in German

Please submit your application here or send your resume to bewerbung@retest.de.

Our growing, family-oriented startup software company would like to bring on a Marketing Intern. The successful candidate will be enrolled full-time in a major university or college and studying Marketing or Communications. We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual who wants to create a career in social media and content marketing. We’re offering a flexible schedule if you continue to take classes in the summer or you wish to pursue other opportunities simultaneously. We provide extensive guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to experience the industry from the inside and gain valuable work experience.

This position reports to the Head of Marketing & Sales.


  • Supporting integrated B2B marketing campaigns: Help develop strategic campaign plan, identify the right media channels for the target audience, optimize campaigns based on data insights
  • Craft and maintain comprehensive and insightful critical metric campaign performance reports
  • Work with external creative and media agencies and internal content studio team to develop campaign messaging and creative assets (e.g. Webinar, White paper, Landing page, E-mails, Social posts, Search ads, Videos, etc.)


  • Enrolled in a European University as a Master Student during the whole internship period (6 months)
  • Preferred fields of study: Marketing, Media & Communications, or International Management
  • vIdeally first practical experience in Marketing (IT sector preferred)
  • Knowledge of the different types of paid media tactics
  • Good planning, project management skills, strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Creative mind and pay close attention to details
  • Language skills: Intermediate in English and native in German
  • 35 – 40 hrs. / week

Please submit your application here or send your resume to bewerbung@retest.de.

Software Developer

We are looking for highly skilled programmers with experience building applications in Java. Employees are responsible for analyzing user requirements and business objectives, determining application features and functionality, and recommending changes to existing Java-based applications. Employees are expected to compile detailed technical documentation and user assistance material, requiring excellent written communication.

This position reports to the Chief Technology Officer.


  • Designing and implementing Java-based applications
  • Analyzing user requirements to inform application design
  • Defining application objectives and functionality
  • Developing and testing software
  • Debugging and resolving technical problems that arise
  • Developing documentation to assist users
  • Research new technologies
  • Work on innovative solutions for business problems


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • In-depth Java expertise and interest to learn more JVM languages and frameworks
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Understanding of OOP concepts, development patterns, computing complexity and algorithms
  • Strong communicative team player who thinks and offers solutions
  • Experience with agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD
  • Native German and Advanced in English

Please submit your application here or send your resume to bewerbung@retest.de.

The Software Development Intern will develop software and implement processes to meet various business goals. He or she will be a member of one of our software development teams, where they will have a chance to work with and learn from experienced software developers and analysts. This internship accommodates a part-time schedule during the school year and an optional full-time schedule during school breaks and summer. This position may also lead to full-time employment upon graduation for the superior performer.

This position reports to the Senior Java Developer.


  • Design and build software for current business projects
  • Work in an agile team environment to complete projects
  • Build tools to support mission critical IT systems
  • Work with other Technology departments to improve operational performance
  • Find and fix bugs in released software
  • Own the technical details of specific software
  • Research new technologies
  • Work on innovative solutions for business problems
  • Work with other Software Engineers to develop a better understanding of software technologies


  • Enrolled in a Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering degree program
  • Demonstrated Java software development skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated use of effective problem-solving skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to work 10 (up to 20) hours during the school year and optionally full time during the summer
  • Intermediate in English and native in German

Please submit your application here or send your resume to bewerbung@retest.de.