Automation Test Lead

Location: Melbourne
Reference: 2582184fr
Contact: Will McGreal
Email: email Will

Who's it with:

Our client a leading international Investment Bank is looking for an experienced Automation Test Lead to work in a small and collaborative environment and be responsible for determining the test automation strategy for the test team.

What you'll be doing:

As the Lead you will be responsible for building the road map for automation for the next 12-18 months. The team is responsible for the testing of Murex applications (Foreign Exchange & Commodities).  This is a great opportunity to utilise your your testing, development and leadership skills.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Development of the test automation framework and the building/supporting of various tools required to meet the need
  • Lead and communicate the automation framework and strategy of test automation
  • Maintain test automation as a service to the manual testers within the same testing team, and to people outside of testing team
  • Maturing the framework to meet an evolving environment
  • Communicate with developers in regards to standard processes and practices to be followed
  • Provide direction to the Senior Test Analyst (work allocation, mentoring and leadership)

What you'll need:
  • Extensive experience with building test automation frameworks
  • Extensive experience with software testing
  • Strong skills in development in order to build services for customers
  • Strong skills interrogating and manipulating databases
  • Experience with XML and other message based protocols
  • Proven experience in the financial markets space
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate the strategy you are building
  • Excellent presentation skills (demos and workshops to peers)
  • Test management tools e.g. HP ALM
  • Test automation tools e.g. Selenium
  • CI tools such as Jenkins or equivalent
  • Strong scripting and programming skills e.g. Unix, Python, Java
  • Database tools

If the above sounds like you then click APPLY NOW or phone Will McGreal on
(03) 8637 7304 for more information as this position won't be around for long!