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Test Automation Engineer (Java - BDD/ Cucumber)

Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Sector: Java
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH117600

Test Automation Engineer (Java - BDD/ Cucumber)

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

On behalf of our client, a leading Banking institution in Zürich, we are looking for a Senior Test Automation Engineer with Java Development skills.

Overview of the project:

  • We require an experienced QA/Test Manager, who will work with IT developers and Project stakeholders to make sure that all aspects of the project deliverables are fully tested and take full responsibility of the quality of the product we roll out in production.

Main responsibilities:

  • Quality & test advocacy, test planning, management and resolution of issues that impede the testing effort and impact delivery.
  • Pick up tasks related to several aspects of lifecycle of product development, i.e. Contact with stakeholders, design and write different types of tests, coordinate UAT rollouts, coordinate UAT sign off process; know and understand Agile methodology and its tools.
  • UAT release management - coordinate releases of different versions of risk services and making sure that tests are executed on correct as-of go live versions
  • Define business test cases and ensure test coverage for all changes on Jira task level
  • Coordinate UAT with all involved stakeholders and assure that sign offs are obtained on time for rollout in production
  • Define benchmark input and output for Regression test Automation
  • Ensure automated tests are maintained and enhanced with additional functionality
  • Working with the Environment Management teams and maintain proper versioning across components on UAT env.


  • Proven 5 years of software automation testing experience in testing multi layered applications in cross functional teams.
  • Excellent understanding of test automation principles: regression, acceptance tests etc.)
  • Proven track record of working with enterprise, multi-tier applications in particular web services, client server and server side application programming that also include data management aspects in Java 8 or above (core java)
  • Advocate and experience with BDD/ TDD
  • Proven track record as Test automation SME with excellent communication skills
  • Taking testing from prototype to automation and bringing team up to speed in this process
  • Experience working in a complex heterogeneous IT infrastructure environment
  • Experience working in a high pressure, high demanding environment
  • Experience working in Agile methodology
  • Experience with all phases of the software/system lifecycle process
  • Previous test management experience including proven supervisory or leadership experience would be very beneficial
  • Strong QA and testing industry knowledge
  • Proven experience in testing
  • The ability to work to agreed deadlines.
  • Experience of coordinating people to complete tasks
  • Experience working within a matrix-style structure
  • Banking industry experience highly preferred

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Sophia Biafora on +41 44 229 99 40.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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