Location Dublin 2, Ireland
Date Posted September 7, 2018
Category Test / QA
Career Level Experienced (Non Manager)
Minimum Experience 5+ Years


Senior Test Automation Engineer

Our client is a global leader in data flow governance and full API lifecycle management, with over 10,000 clients in over 100 countries using their products and services in B2B integration, file transfer management, identity management, and e-mail security,  offered both on premise and in the Cloud, keeping at the forefront of digital enablement managing APIs for the Internet of Things (IoT). Their cultural cornerstones are described as APIs, Automation, Security, Scalability, and Performance.


Key Responsibilities:

Our client is looking for an engineer who specialises in automation and design and development of test automation frameworks for microservices, who will work on developing the testing framework for their next generation SaaS platform. The candidate should be capable communicating across multiple teams on best practice for developing automated tests. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience of automated testing with at least 2 years of building out test frameworks. He or she will be able to code in primarily in Java and have worked in a microservices environment. Most importantly, they must have experience designing and rolling out processes and tooling for a microservices platform. This position reports to Head of Quality but works across all delivery teams.



  • Experience in business logic tests automation on GUI and API levels (5+ years)
  • Experience with automation test strategy definition and evolution
  • Experience in Test Automation Tools such as Selenium/WebDriver, RESTAssured, TestNG, and Jenkins
  • Experience working with containers would be a distinct advantage
  • Hands-on experience of Agile software delivery methodologies
  • Experience designing, developing and continuously delivering micro services
  • Good understanding of automation tooling and processes that support CI/CD
  • Experience with web technologies: HTTP/S, APIs, OAuth, legacy SOA (SOAP, REST), XML, JSON, WSDL, XPath, XSD
  • Cross platform experience Linux, Windows, Solaris
  • Experience developing/testing SaaS desirable
  • Good understanding of network protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPs, FTP/FTPs, etc)
  • Good communication, change agent and coaching skills
  • Third level qualification in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
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