Automation Test Engineer

Automation Test Engineer

Experienced Software Test Automation Engineer wanted for the Amsterdam based HQ of our client, a leading player in the global finance and insurance industry. Are you the QA specialist who wants to play a vital role in automating the testing processes? Then get in touch with us right away!

Job Description Automation Test Engineer

As Software Test Automation Engineer you are responsible for defining, developing and implementing a path for automating as much of the testing as possible. This will require creation of a test automation strategy, framework, choice of toolset and plan for integration into the evolving DevOps pipelines. You will also have to consider how to change and manage the engagement with the existing Design, Build and Test External Service Providers (ESP) to achieve the aims. This is a practical hands-on role and you will work closely with the DevOps team to implement the automation objectives. You will also work closely with other functions both within IT, the Business and with External Service Providers (ESP), you will report directly to the Test Manager.

Among your responsibilities:

  • Creation and maintenance of test automation strategy including integration of tools into the existing toolset;
  • Integration of automation testing into the evolving DevOps pipelines;
  • Developing, running and managing automated tests, including integration of test automation deliverables from External Service Providers;
  • Work with External Service Providers to develop effective strategies and test plans, advise on test scenarios and approve test coverage using techniques such as requirements traceability matrices and risk based approaches;
  • Definition and implementation of entry/exit criteria for quality assurance of ESP deliverables;
  • Review/ Approval of all integration, System and performance testing and/or test documentation for new and/or upgraded system functionality;
  • Standard use of Incident/Change management tools to record Call Tickets, Incidents and support changes;
  • Co-operation with co-workers to ensure cross application consistency;
  • Adherence to Atradius development standards to follow the product lifecycle;
  • Manage issues and risks, escalating in a timely way, keeps Test Manager informed on key developments/issues;
  • Keep pace with latest testing and automation trends, practices, tools, techniques, tips and tricks to optimize test automation strategy and methodologies;
  • Be able to mentor, and educate others in the team as we transform.

Job Requirements Automation Test Engineer

The Automation Test Engineer were are looking for is foremost a strong communicator with great technical and organisational skills. Next to that we are looking for the following skills:

Technical expertise:

  • Solid background in Software Test Automation including experience of relevant tooling (e.g. UFT, Selenium, Cucumber) with proven experience of automation design and implementation;
  • Proven and experienced background in Software testing– methodology and practice ideally ISEB / ISTQB certification;
  • Experience with performance testing including tools such as Microfocus Performance Centre, JMeter;
  • Experience with static and dynamic security testing;
  • Programming skills such as selenium, python, Java, C#, Perl, .net, Ruby;
  • Knowledge of SQL;
  • Understanding of DevOps and experience of working with Agile and /or CI (Continuous Integration) environments;
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence tool;
  • A good understanding of Oracle Fusion Middleware

Other skills:

  • Strong analysis skills and logical approach to problem solving and an ability to validate testing against business requirements;
  • Experience both working internally and with 3rd party providers;
  • Financial services background ideally with a strong knowledge of Credit Insurance principles and other lines of business;
  • Ability to assimilate information and gain understanding of in-house systems;
  • Customer focused and a team player.

The Offer

A great and challenging place to work; international, dynamic, transparent and informal. An environment where you can realize professional growth. Attractive terms and conditions: salary in line with market conditions



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