Test Automation Architect Milton Keynes

Role Summary: 

Test Automation Architect is responsible to develop and deliver automation roadmap to drive transformation of client quality and testing organization.

The Automation Architect is responsible for developing automation strategy for client specific testing requirements, architecting appropriate automation frameworks and applying automated tools to support application testing.

You should be a client facing thought leader, transformation agents, technically savvy and can establish themselves as trusted advisors that understand broader IT enterprise architecture. 

Automation Architect is required to assess client environment at enterprise level and provide cross platform, cross tooling automation solutions that span across delivery models (waterfall/agile). 

Strong skills in multi-tier architecture, digital technologies, API, IOT, Cognitive solutions. Proficient with Agile, DevOps (CI/CT) and associated technologies.

The Senior Test Automation Specialist required skillset includes cross platform, cross tool, open source, solution architecture, strategy and consulting skills.


Role Responsibilities:

l  Design solutions for Quality Processes, Testing & Automation Strategies and Test Execution Systems.

l  Review requirements, evaluate and recommend state of the art automation tools and/or enhance current toolset.

l  Research and Propose tool & technology choices for delivering high quality, performant and scalable testing solution.

l  Lead a team of engineers by providing technical guidance.

l  Collaborate with automation engineering teams to define and implement best practices.

l  Support automated testing process by scoping and independently implementing or leading framework extension projects

l  Solve for efficiency, consistency and effectiveness

l  Operate on complex tasks/projects with minimal guidance

l  Lead development of test harnesses to drastically improve productivity and reduce repetitive manual procedure by functional testers.

Build metrics and automated systems for gathering/analysing quality checkpoints.


Knowledge and skills required: 

Essential: experience of working as automation test Analyst within investment bank area into a Retail and Corporate Banking. Agile methodologic.

l  BS or MS degree, with a strong academic record, in Computer Science or a related engineering field.

l  5-7+ years of intensive automation framework development experience

l  Experience in deployment automation and Continuous Integration/Continuous Testing/Continuous Delivery.

l  Object oriented programing skills in C++, C#, Java or other modern languages.

l  Experience of designing and implementing automation framework: data driven, TDD, BDD.

l  Experience using Open source automation tools (selenium, appium)

l  Experience developing tools in an agile environment.

l  Experience Writing Or Testing API Code Is Preferred.

l  Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting skills

l  Clarity and precision in verbal and written communication

Probe experience with references implementing on customers projects using some of the next technologies: Atllasian Stack (JIRA, BitBucket, Bamboo, Confluence), Java, JavaScript, Redis, Appium, Selenium WebDriver, Ruby, Calabash, Mac OSX, Windows, iOS, Android, Swift, AWS, Docker




  • Reference: HQ00003683
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £370-£390 per day
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Category: » IT
  • Posted Date: 28/04/2017

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