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Team Leader Test Automation | Banking | Zurich

Oliver James Associates

Posted on Jul 21, 2022 by Oliver James Associates

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
£10 - £10 Annual

Team Leader Test Automation | Banking | Zurich | High Competitive Salary

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of Switzerland's leading retail banks (1 employees) based in Zurich, Switzerland. IT is at the forefront of this companies vision and future. They are currently running a big IT transformation programme (several greenfield projects) where they need an experienced test automation engineer to lead a team of automation testers and non-functional testers. This company use a mixture of on-site and near-shore employees to ensure high-quality work is delivered so an ideal candidate will have experience in leading both types of teams.

A successful candidate will have previous leadership experience and circa 6+ years in test automation and non functional testing. The majority of tests will be done on the Java API (Back End) using the Atlassian stack. Your responsibilities will include creating testing strategies and over seeing the implementation across the team. You will ensure best practices are followed because it is your responsibility to supervise all relevant activities in an end to end testing environment, this will include timeline, budget planning and being responsible for capacity.

Candidates can expect to work as part of a team for 7-8, there are some areas of the business that use traditional waterfall methods but teams have completed or are moving towards an agile methodology where appropriate (SCRUM or Kanban). A successful candidate must be able to communicate to the team in English and also senior stakeholder management.


  • Leadership of internal and external testers
  • Ensure best testing practices are followed.
  • Ensure high quality delivery across the team
  • End-to-end testing strategies for automation and non-functional testing are implemented successfully

This is an urgent permanent/internal role based in Zurich, candidates must be be based in or have the right to work within Zurich, Switzerland (Swiss or EU Passport holders) because visa sponsorship is not offered. In this role you can expect a high competitive salary + 10-20% consistent bonus per year, 60% home office (from within Switzerland) and a brochure of other benefits. If interest please reach out to Mark McManus ( (see below) ) with a copy of your CV and a time for him to call.

Reference: 1675170451

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