Sr Automation Engineer

Job Title: Sr Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: TR/009829_1648020956
Contact Name: Erika Ventura
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2022 18:35

Job Description

FinXL I.T Professional Services is an innovative Australian owned company providing our clients with technology enabled business solutions and consulting services.
As the 'go-to' mid-tier Service Provider for many Australian and International clients, FinXL enjoys a diverse client portfolio, boasting some of the industry's leading: Telecommunication, Banking and Finance and Commercial Corporations, along with many State and Federal Government Departments.

We are looking for a Senior Automation Engineer to join our team. You will help drive these outcomes by maintaining the automation testing program at the delivery team level. Day-to-day activities will include supporting delivery planning, coaching other team members on test automation approaches as well as authoring and maintaining test scripts.

As a Senior Automation Engineer, you will be:

  • Manage / Create and enhance test automation frameworks
  • Analyse requirements, designing, developing, enhancing and implementing maintainable Automation frameworks on assigned project
  • Participate in planning, technical design review, estimation and requirements elicitation workshops. Define the automation test approach and test process to support feature delivery
  • Ensure that test automation framework and automation code adhere to testing best practices and coding standards
  • Support continuous integration through automation
  • Have proven command of various software testing methods, levels, types, and processes and where they fit in the overall system and produce development lifecycles.

Experience required:

  • At least 8 years testing experience; 5 years test automation experience
  • Security and load testing experience highly regarded
  • Experience testing web based and client server applications
  • Experience with some of the below methodology and tools: Programming/Scripting Language - TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML and CSS UI Automation Tools - Cucumber, Playwright, Detox, TypeScript
  • Business Driven Development (BDD) framework such as Cucumber
  • Demonstrated experience in Backend API testing/interface: REST, JSON, XML
  • Manage, develop, maintain & extend our Test Automation frameworks
  • Provide testing expertise and advise to stakeholders and other team members to develop automated testing approaches that deliver the greatest benefit and coverage, with the least amount of maintenance and support
  • Provide high-level internal consultancy & technical leadership on testing automation toolsets
  • Proven experience in QE practices, understanding of functions in a development team, and experience working on large scale projects
  • Experience in test automation design with Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery tools like TeamCity, Bitbucket.
  • Experience in some of the following tools: Jira, Confluence, Postman, SOAP UI, SQL, Rest, Git, Browser Stack, Sauce Labs
  • Experience testing mobile applications on iOS and Android
  • Experience with benchmarking, load testing and reporting of application performance
  • Experience with cross browser, browser performance and accessibility testing

Next steps:

  • Roll your mouse over to that Apply Now button if you think your skills and experience fit the bill for this role. Submitted CVs must be in Word.