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Lead Automation Test Engineer
Information Technology
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16-Jan-2020 10:34 AM
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We have a great opportunity for a Lead Automation Test Engineer to join our market-leading client based in Fife. With the option of working remotely, this is a fantastic position with a forward-thinking business.

You'll be leading a team of highly skilled individuals, working together employing Test Driven and Behaviour Driven Development methodologies and releasing continually. Our client's applications are a mix of Java-based subscription management and a .net based data analytics and behaviour prediction solution at a massive scale.


  • Own the QA process. Develop and maintain QA processes and worth stakeholders and customers to identify best practise and ensure that a quality approach is baked into the software development lifecycle;

  • Collaborate with product owners, engineers and test colleagues to identify, develop and execute regression, system and integration tests for defined new or updated product features;

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to maintain and improve the QA strategy;

  • Design and execute automated tests to validate applications. Determine priority for test scenarios and create execution plans to implement these scenarios;

  • Identify and report bugs. Analyse bug reports and highlight problems to help identify fixes for them. Report on bugs, problems and test scenario status to stakeholders;

  • Automate delivery and execution of tests. Collaborate with software engineering and cloud engineering teams to deploy and maintain automated tests into the code deployment pipelines.

  • Maintain the content and quality of the automation test suite to ensure maximum coverage when performing regression tests as part of a continuous integration process;


  • Previous team-leadership experience

  • Strong experience in test automation of REST APIs and UIs

  • Strong ability with automation tools such as Selenium, Jmeter, Postman or SOAP UI

  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle in an agile environment

  • Experience of behaviour-driven development, especially with Cucumber

  • Confident in database interrogation using SQL

  • Preferred experience of cloud technologies, especially AWS or Azure

If you are interested and feel that you meet the above criteria, click apply now to find out more!

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