Test Automation Lead

///Test Automation Lead

Test Automation Lead

An established financial services institution is seeking a dynamic Test Automation subject matter expert to drive the organisation’s test automation strategies and to define the framework in response to changing business requirements. You will plan and implement automated testing in DevOps practice to improve agility to capture new business opportunities and deliver software faster and better.

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent;
  • At least 10 years’ experience in software testing and 5 years in test automation;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Agile environments using Application Lifecycle Management tools;
  • Experienced working in a secured multi-tiered diversified environment;
  • Familiar with waterfall and agile SDLC and methodologies;
  • Familiar with the use of basic project management tools;
  • In-depth knowledge of automation tools (e.g. UFT, Selenium, SOAPUI, Bamboo, Jenkins, Ansible, Marvin, Github, Bitbucket, SV, QC, Jira, mobile test tools etc.)
  • Able to provide a practical approach to automating regression testing;
  • Creative and proactive thinker capable of using latest technologies to provide extensible automation infrastructures;
  • Strong appreciation of change/version control processes and methodologies in a continuous integration / continuous delivery environment;
  • Problem solver capable of thinking out of the box and constantly challenging the norms to find better solutions;
  • Highly motivated with proven track record to work on own initiative within a fast-paced, challenging environment;
  • Strong presenter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to influence and articulate differentiated values to a wide range of audiences.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • Experience working or leading a centralised testing competency centre;
  • Experience in a financial services industry and/or operation under strict regulatory constraints;


  • Key responsibility is to ensure the overall quality of deliverables and test sign-offs in a DevOps environment;
  • Work closely with Test Lead and DevOps Lead through successful project implementation or take on the role of a test manager when required;
  • Develop test management plan with project teams;
  • Develop automated test strategy, framework and best practices to improve reusability, ease of maintenance and test coverage for different technologies and platforms;
  • Define and implement testing metrics and measure improvements of testing progress, quality and health through data;
  • Build and lead the automated testing team to project success;
  • Understand the integration requirements of other teams and collaborate to build solutions for automation and regression packs for repeatable tests;
  • Hands-on automation with UFT, Selenium, mobile and web services testing;
  • Collaboration with the development team to understand testing objectives and ensuring timely resolution of issues;
  • Continuously learning and exploring new technologies and methods and be part of an ongoing effort to bring new testing knowledge and tools to the team.
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