QA Automation Lead,

Job Description

As a QA Automation Lead, you will take part in setting up automation tooling and processes and scaling the QA team for a large Australia-based client.

Test Automation for various business areas across various applications in Capital Markets space
Building and maintenance of automated test cases including templates, reusable test step blocks and classes. Creating executions and link them to requirements.
Using client toolset in line with the Clients governance and guidance to guarantee reusability and smooth integration.
Creating and maintaining test data mocking system
Generation of Synthetic test data
Conducting workshops with Business Stakeholders to clarify requirements and define test scenarios
Defining the best method for implementing test automation (API, PDF Comparison and/or GUI testing, etc.)
Test case design in methodological way
Automation of test cases
Troubleshooting with automation test scripts
Scheduling and monitoring execution of automated test cases in Releases and/or Sprints
Exploratory testing
Proactively socialise and evangelise test automation best practices, act as a main accelerator of process improvements
Communication with the various stakeholders at all levels
Communicate the test progress with accurate reporting on a periodic basis (daily, weekly or as per phasing) to appropriate stakeholders


Must have

University degree or equivalent in Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

Domain knowledge in Capital Markets, strong preference on trading platforms and post-trade

At least 6 years of relevant professional experience

Hands-on experience in test automation with Selenium and Robot

In-depth knowledge of Test concepts and methodology

Have an understanding of industry different delivery methods such as Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Iterative Waterfall, and ETL

Good JIRA knowledge

Strong analytical skills and end-to-end view as well as strategic thinking and time management

Ability to work successfully, both in a team and independently as well as stress resistant and able to perform in a fast-changing environment

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a good command of written and spoken English

Experience in executing and supporting all test phases, defect tracking and issue closures

Proactive, self starter, autonomous & highly organised

Nice to have

    ISTQB certified

Key Skills

Computer science; Test scripts; Defect tracking; Scheduling; Selenium; Test cases; GUI testing; Troubleshooting; JIRA; Monitoring

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