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Test Automation Lead

Lieu de travail Zurich
Secteurs Autre
Type d'emploi contrat
Un salaire Negotiable
Référence BBBH146146


TEST AUTOMATION LEAD



Start date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
Extension: possible
Workplace: Zürich
Workload: 100%



We are looking for an experience test lead with experience in enterprise grade critical applications, defining and building test suites, and overseeing automation test implementation



Your responsibilities:

  • You'll be working in the team of Group Technology as part of a talented software team that works on delivering mission-critical applications in an agile dev ops organization
  • Your team is comprised of Java/Kotlin developers, and technical and business BAs, based in Poland and Zurich. The developers are experienced with TDD and open to BDD approaches. BAs will have deep understanding of the functional space, but little in automation testing.
  • Your main role will be ensuring that a major critical client facing project in the bank built on new technology, will be fully tested and maintainable. Automation testing is key and will be the main focus.



You will also

  • Owning the test suites and prioritising project quality.
  • Develop test strategy and test plans and maintain automation test data
  • Defining and developing automated performance and soak tests
  • Participate in developing and reviewing the test policies for project.
  • Ensure the appropriate test environments and infrastructures are in place and kept up to date
  • Defining the scope of testing within the context of every release and every software testing level or cycle.
  • Working with BAs to understand requirements, and jointly define full test suites in BDD format for the appropriate components
  • Reviewing TDD and BDD suites produced by development team for completeness, quality, and appropriate coverage
  • Define and develop and continuously improve automated tests as new system features and enhancements are developed
  • The use of development resources in an effective way to ensure testing is kept to a high quality.
  • Applying the appropriate test measurement and metrics for the software product and testing team. (e.g. Defining appropriate test coverage)
  • Identify and report to product teams questionable functions, performance concerns, and inconsistencies
  • Coach and Mentor developers and BAs in the testing process, build automation approach into the team and across the whole project
  • Contribute to accurate time estimates for automation test development
  • Identify and resolve the project risks in testing team like



You are:

  • Experience building automation frameworks for modern software applications. Front end and backend, and microservice based applications.
  • Experience with TDD and BDD is a must, including defining BDD tests
  • Experience with designing automated SIT tests (multiple services, mocked and actual) is highly advantageous. Services are connected sync and async, over REST, MAP (SOAP like HTTP), Kafka amd MQ.
  • Experience with Selenium is a plus
  • Strong background in automation (define and implement) using object-oriented programming language (C#, Kotlin or Java)
  • Ability to create tests in chosen framework by reviewing code commits and user stories
  • Integrate automated testing into a Jenkins CI/CD framework
  • SQL and data validation skills for checking test outcomes
  • Ability to articulate and drive sustainable processes
  • Strong interpersonal, project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with a business BA to understand requirements and define test suites
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment



Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. Should you have any questions please contact Martyna Slosarczyk +41 44 229 99 95.

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