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Automation Test Manager

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 by CloseHaven Limited

Not Specified, Sweden
IT
Immediate Start
€55k - €70k Annual
Full-Time


As an Automation Test Manager for CloseHaven Technical Service, you will be a part of an Application Integration team located in southern Sweden, you will work from Home or directly at one of our client site, building high performance systems using the latest frameworks, Java-based platforms running in a shared micro services environment.

As part of our Testing Solution Centre (TSC) you will be part of a technology organization that develops and maintains innovative solutions for our client.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures,
  • Processes, and Best practices as related to Test Automation
  • Manage the Daily/Weekly activities of the Test Automation Team Members and support the onboarding of new team members
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues and/or customers
  • Contribute to program/project review meetings.
  • Support Quality Assurance Management in determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting and reviewing corrective actions,
  • Directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities
  • Maintain and Guide Test Automation Suites Execution and undertake analysis of results to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and/or client and technical requirements
  • Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during
  • System development life cycles
  • Support Quality Assurance Lead in upward stakeholder management and day-to-day management of the Automation Test team
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other IT services, IT solution functions and customers to expedite delivery of IT solutions
  • Work within quality assurance frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency and scalability
  • Take responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities
  • Provide authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution
  • Assist in the development of quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures, processes, and best practices as related to automation through a Community of Practice
  • Contribute to program/project review meetings. Support Quality Assurance Management in determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting and reviewing corrective actions, directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities
  • Support the onboarding of new team members
  • Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during system development life cycles
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other IT services, IT solution functions and customers to expedite delivery of IT solutions
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve the application of basic principles and practices related to Software Development Process Improvement
  • Review requirements and specifications, and define test automated test solutions

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution
  • Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
  • Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives
  • Empowered to make decisions and recommend approach based on the results from quality reviews

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Expertise in Creating Test Automation Frameworks
  • Solid understanding of AWS/Azure CI/CD Pipelines
  • Expertise in setting up Automation Suites in CI/CD Environment
  • Experience developing API automated testing solutions using UFT, JUnit, Soap UI, and JMeter
  • Ability to determine strategic direction and not just tactical
  • Strong programming and technical experience as this role will require digging into code and interfacing with developers and delivery managers
  • Knowledge of tools and processes for results reporting
  • Experience with testing big enterprise, high-traffic and multi-tier applications using MS Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience managing teams of Automation Engineers strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Maintains knowledge of specific technical specialisms, provides detailed advice regarding their application and executes specialized tasks
  • Motivated by delivery and speed to outcome
  • Ability to determine strategic direction not just tactical
  • The ability to work and team effectively with clients and other management personnel across geographies
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
  • Ability to deal efficiently with escalations and difficult situations under pressure
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle including the functional and non-functional test phases
  • Knowledge of Quality Management techniques
  • Intermediate understanding of the customer services and business processes
  • Knowledge of Agile and automation processes
  • Demonstrates the ability to research, formulate relevant questions and seek advice about specific concepts and practices to deepen learning and application skills related to Quality Management
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of key principles related to Software Development Process Improvement

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and direction to team members and staff
  • Delegate, coach, coordinate and lead co-workers and project team members
  • Leads a functional team with responsibility for utilization, assignments and reports to a pillar leader
  • Responsible for training and standards for functional team performance
  • Has direct responsibility for supervising personnel (ie set goals, assigns work, reviews performance, and conducts career development discussions)



Reference: 908924357

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