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Senior Test Automation Engineer

Saint Pierre | ELCA Informatique
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Date posted Jul 12, 2023
Job category Test / QA Level of experience -
Job type Full time Employment type
Work site Saint Pierre Company

About ELCA

We are ELCA, one of the largest Swiss IT tribe with over 2,000 experts. We are multicultural with offices in Switzerland, Spain, France, Vietnam and Mauritius. Since 1968, our team of engineers, business analysts, software architects, designers and consultants provide tailor-made and standardized solutions to support the digital transformation of major public administrations and private companies in Switzerland. Our activity spans across multiples fields of leading-edge technologies such as AI, Machine & Deep learning, BI/BD, RPA, Blockchain, IoT and CyberSecurity.

Your role

The Senior Test Automation Engineer is primarily responsible for ensuring the quality of deliverables throughout the agile development life cycle. Senior Test Engineer is a technical role requiring excellent coding skills and thorough understanding of coding practices. 

• Understanding customer requirements and working alongside the product owner to assure acceptance criteria are met 

• Design and develop strategic automated tests while maintaining and enhancing frameworks and test tools 

• Analyze test results, investigate, report, and track product failures and improve the areas with higher defect trends 

• Ensuring development work is tested to the required standards 

• Working closely with architects and team in aspects of the design and development of solutions 

• Maintain test deployments and CI pipeline for automation 

• Maintaining and resolving issues alongside the team 

• Collaborating with other members of the team 

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written 

• Ability to work in a team setting with minimal supervision 

• Experience working in an Agile development environment and understanding of role of QA 

• Grow your technical skills through continuous learning and test automation initiatives

Our offer

• A stimulating and professional working environment in a dynamic team with extensive expertise 

• Exciting projects using the latest technologies 

• Flat organisational hierarchies and cross-functional teamwork 

• Close contact with customers in diverse industries 

• A supportive culture with excellent opportunities for professional and personal training and development

Your profile

You have a degree from a technical institute, university or college and have at least five years’ experience in automation and manual testing. In addition, your strengths include teamwork, flexibility, highly-developed customer orientation and technical expertise.

Technical Skills:

The technical skills/experience required are: 

• 5 years of work experience in automation and manual testing 

• Excellent understanding of the writing testable code principles 

• JavaScript ES6+, Cypress.IO, Webdriver.IO, Selenium, Cucumber, SpecFlow, etc. 

• Proficiency with SQL and an understanding of relational database system 

• Experience testing SPA e.g. Angular, React 

• Exploratory testing experience 

• Experience with Oracle/SQL DB Server scripting and maintenance • General network knowledge: HTTP/S and asynchronous web communications 

• Git, CI/CD 

• Good coaching skills 

• Experience in writing test cases and manual testing