Automation Test Lead Financial Services London 78,000

Job Title: Automation Test Lead Financial Services London 78,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH18648_1527778998
Contact Name: Mobolaji Sanusi
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Job Published: May 31, 2018 16:03

Job Description

Automation Test Lead - Financial Services - London - £78,000

A leading financial services firm is looking for an Automation Test Lead to join their growing QA function. This role will play a key part in the drive to increase the QA test automation uptake & coverage level as part of the Agile approach. You will be working in a first class working environment at the centre of the financial community on challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development, maintenance and execution of automated tests using the existing automation framework, Protractor, Selenium, or if appropriate identifying and implementing other suitable Test Tools.
  • Leading Test Analysts and Development Team in the usage and development of automated tests.
  • Liaising with Developers and Architects to identify methods to test stories before the code is written so any hooks can be designed in.
  • Creating or enhancing other tools that simplify repetitive tasks, again saving testing time e.g. Test Harnesses.
  • Setting standards and controls for automation software including; tooling, version control, documentation & segregation between work-in-progress & signed off automation.
  • Ensuring that third-parties contributing to testing new initiatives are building automation in a supportable way.
  • Legacy system test automation.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong Technical/Development background - comfortable in the use of 3GL programming languages (e.g. Java/C#//C++/ ).
  • Scripting languages (powershell/unix-shell etc).
  • Working Knowledge of tools and technologies such as Selenium, Protractor, AngularJS, NodeJS, WebService/REST API's, Postman, curl, JUnit etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues in QA, Development, Architecture, as well as BA's and Business Users.
  • Proven experience in creating Automation frameworks.
  • SQL skills to write and execute queries.
  • Continuous Integration technologies such as Jenkins.
  • TDD / BDD
  • Experience of OO Development.
  • Functional and non-functional testing.
  • HP ALM/QC.

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Automation Test Lead looking for a new challenge within an innovative global company with a wealth of expertise and knowledge.

If you are interested in this role please contact me on 02031894344.