QA Test Automation Lead

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QA Test Automation Lead

Dublin

Permanent

€70,000 - €80,000

Ref: E6235NB

Job Description

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a QA Automation Lead. This is a permanent role with an excellent salary and benefits package.

My Dublin based client is recruiting for a QA Automation Lead to join the existing team. The successful candidate should have a mix of both Manual and Automation testing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Using your experience and knowledge, expand on and bring the test automation strategy to maturity
  • Lead and line manage a team of QA Test Automation Engineers
  • Develop automated functional UI tests & API/Service level tests
  • Collaborate with other departments including Development, Architecture and TechOps to devise solutions for Test Automation
  • Improve the existing test automation tools to further increase their stability, maintainability, expandability, and usefulness to the team
  • Create utilities/tools as required, to help productivity for the QA & other teams
  • Build out our mobile app test framework
  • Mentor other members of the Test Automation team and QA Engineers
  • Collaborate with other members of the QA team to automate the manual test processes
  • Research and propose new solutions and technologies for our testing needs
  • Self-motivation to continually learn and adopt the latest industry innovations and technology
  • Create documentation and training aides to help other members of the Technology department learn to use the automation tools

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5+ years in QA Test Automation with a minimum of 2+ years as a Lead Test Automation Engineer
  • Experience with multi-tier systems; Database, App Servers, Web and Mobile Apps (iOS & Android)
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver and grid
  • Java, SQL and Git working experience
  • Experience working with the Linux command line
  • Experience working with continuous integrations tools like Jenkins
  • Experience working with Cucumber, JBehave or other BDD frameworks
  • Experience working with API test tools such as Postman or SoapUI

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Scripting skills
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Jira and test management tools for managing the Agile process and testing
  • Ability to work as part of and lead a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with your team members, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
  • Exposure to basic JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Python or PHP
  • Experience with mobile app testing tools
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) – or other Cloud Computing service

Educational Requirements

  • Computer Science Degree
  • ISTQB or other software testing certifications

Working Hours / Benefits

  • Bonus
  • Annual Leave plus Company Days
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection Plan
  • Flexi Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Travel Commuter Tickets
  • Relocation Package

How to Apply

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