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Senior Automation Test Engineer

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
Data & Analytics
Location
Cardiff
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Admiral’s Data and Analytics team is looking for a Senior Automation Test Engineer to join their highly professional team, in developing a high-quality cloud-based data warehousing system. The role will be to help deliver quality systems by analysing, designing and automating the functional, performance and load testing of all new and future changes to the Data warehousing system. 

Job Purpose:

As a Senior Automation Test Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing tooling that will perform automated tests and is flexible to be integrated into the CI/CD pipeline. Responsibilities will also include establishing automation team, mentoring and coaching of test analysts to ensure that the whole team are able to leverage automated test suites.

Main Duties:

This will be a high paced role to match the desire of Admiral DNA and will require the Senior Automation Test Engineer to work across multiple technologies and use a variety of testing tools and approaches. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential as the role will need to work closely with the business and IT stakeholders to achieve the business goals.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Define tools and framework to develop and maintain the Automation solutions
  • Be the leader of automation test strategy/implementation and design of the automation testing process
  • Build the team to cover automation efforts and coach/mentor test Analysts to use and implement automated testing
  • Work closely with the development team to define strategy and best practices
  • Integrate automated tests with the CI/CD pipeline

Desirable skills/background

  • Experience of building complex test automation framework from scratch using JAVA, Python or similar
  • Strong experience in SELENIUM, CUCUMBER, JMeter or similar
  • Strong experience in integrating automated testing into the CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience of working in agile environment
  • Have experience stubbing and creating automation for microservice architecture at distributed scale
  • Have a real passion for clean code, automation testing and continuous delivery
  • An enthusiastic mentor for team to adopt automation as a definition of done

Nice to have:

  • Experience working within the insurance industry
  • Experience working as a software developer
  • Experience with Data Analytics, Big Data or similar
  • Experience working in Cloud Platform

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Valvanuz Guerrero. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to drop her an email Valvanuz.GUERRERO-PEREZ3@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work-life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working.

Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Valvanuz Guerrero, for more information.

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