February 4, 2019

Automation Engineer

Job Description

Role type: Automation Engineer

Job Description

This position requires a self-motivated professional to work within an expanding Automation team providing cutting-edge automation solutions to clients. Bespoke solutions are delivered using a wide range of commercial and open-source tools. The candidate will need to work collaboratively with our customers to scope, plan, implement and refine automation solutions specific to requirements. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks.


  • Design, plan, implement and maintain automation test frameworks using commercial or open-source tools. This includes;
  • Working with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions.
  • Generating reliable effort estimates for tasks.
  • Creating automation solution design based on “best-practice”.
  • Building automation test cases based on functional test assets.
  • Working collaboratively with other teams during test preparation and execution activities.
  • Investigating and debug application defects.
  • Producing clear and concise reports during the lifecycle of an automation project.
  • Identifying opportunities for further test automation or efficiencies through automation.
  • Communicating Automation Benefits to clients.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own Automation deliverables
  • Participate in training, including self-conducted learning, to keep skills up-to-date.
  • Work on supervised proof of concept exercises including the creation of pre-sales collateral.


Desired Skills & Experience      

  • You should have at least 2 years’ experience of automation testing across a number of projects and technologies
  • Working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks. Experience developing Automation Test Cases and Functions using specific approach
  • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. QTP/UFT, Selenium, Coded UI, TestComplete, BDD tooling (Cucumber / jBehave)).
  • Must be proficient at writing complex code in some of the following languages: Java, C#, MS VBScript
  • Understanding of CI, Dependency Management and Source Control tools.
  • Understanding of test management tools/solutions/integrations (e.g. JIRA, ALM/QC, MS TM)
  • Ability to interact with other teams to derive information required for projects
  • Ability to highlight and escalate risks related to assigned work
  • Have a proactive, can do attitude with a proven track record of implementing automated solutions


  • A Computer Science/I.T. related degree
  • ISTQB certification in Software Testing
  • Technical skills - SQL, UNIX, Agile preferential              

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February 11, 2019


Jason McLoughlin
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