Test Automation Specialist


 We havre this fantastic role for a Test Automation Specialist in Cluj, Romania!

The Test Automation Specialist s responsible for designing and implementing automated test suites, both functional and non functional, that validate software conformance to defined acceptance criteria, design documentation and application standards. Functional, performance and load testing automation are required, while knowledge and experience in penetration testing and security audits are also highly desirable. Working closely with Business Analysts, Technical Architects, Technical Leads and Test Leads across a range of projects, the Test Automation Specialist will be involved with identifying automation needs and setting non-functional expectations during the discovery and design of a system. Reports on test run results are expected to help the Technical Architect/Lead pinpoint problematic areas and provide status for business stakeholders. As a subject matter expert, the Test Automation Specialist will work constantly to define, improve and champion good practices in the field, ensure processes are adhered to, while also providing mentoring and advice to project test leads, acting as the 'go-to' for all automation specific matters that surpass their expertise.

You will

Design functional and non-functional automated validation solutions;
Design, implementing, running automated test suites and reporting on their results;
Contribute to definition, design and maintenance of the test automation framework and ensuring that appropriate testing tools are selected and applied for optimum value;
Contribute to creation and maintenance of the test automation and tools knowledge base; tech talks on new developments;
Provide input and research findings to QA Practice Head and CTO and help shape test automation strategy as part of the project delivery process;
Work in a collaborative manner with Project Managers, Business Analysts, Developers and Testers to deliver quality testing outputs;
Actively engage with Business Analysts, Technical Architect, Technical Lead and Developers to ensure the soundness of proposed solution and define limitations of validation solution;
Ensure automation environments run smoothly and ensure all tests pass, or highlight any regressions;
Review and revise acceptance criteria for accuracy, clarity and completeness;
Provide automation support and coaching for members of the testing team;
Peer review of test automation implementation by the testing team;
Provide task estimates for the creation and execution of automated tests, and report to the Project Manager any variance that may jeopardize the project;
Create and maintain of relevant project automation testing documentation
Create test scripts and performing tests, both manual and automated, functional and non-functional;

If you have

5 years’ experience in software testing with 3 years in automation;
Experience in automated testing and automation testing tools, plus an interest in working with Open Source testing tools . Selenium WebDriver;
Experience in working with performance testing tools . JMeter;
Insight into test automation tools used underlying technologies and their effects on test results;
Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Java Programming Language;
Hands?on functional testing experience including system testing and regression testing, both manual and automated;
Experience of working in an agile testing environment, is familiar with SCRUM and with testing within a SCRUM team;
Experience in logging and tracking defects through to closure, using issue tracking tools such as JIRA;
Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, with proven ability to investigate complex issues and make informed decisions when written guidelines are not available;
Ability to estimate time to complete tasks based on stories / requirements and to construct Sprint test plans based on initial estimates;
Versatility to adapt test plans/tasks if project circumstances change;
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

and maybe even

Customer/Client facing experience;
Understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery approaches;
Understanding of HTTP, REST architecture style and testing against endpoints;
Experience with security and penetration testing concepts and tools;
Experience in Linux administration;
Experience and knowledge of Behavior Driven Development testing and tools;

we would definitely like to have a chat.

  • Please get in touch with Roxana ([email protected] or 0040745778798) and she will guide you through the process in getting this job.

Vincent Blake, Director - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Vincent is co-founder and Director of e-Frontiers. Vincent has over 15 years commercial software engineering experience in the Dublin market. The majority of his experience has been using Java technologies, C++ and SQL. He has worked for financial institutions, AIB and Aviva and also founded a technology start in 2000. Vincent founded e-Frontiers due to the poor experience he had with traditional recruitment companies. The Recruitment team uses Vincent IT knowledge to save clients time in the recruitment process, and offer a better service to candidates.