• Technical Engineer (Automation)

    Ort UK-London
    Anzahl der offenen Stellen
    Information Technology
  • Übersicht

    The SQS Group (SQS) is the world’s independent leading specialist consultancy service in Software Quality. SQS’ position and expertise as the market leader are the result of over 30 years of successful consultancy. Founded in Cologne in 1982, SQS is listed on the AIM at the London Stock Exchange, with a secondary listing on the Deutsche Börse ‘Open Market’. The company employs over 4,000 staff in 15 countries across 4 continents and in 2013 SQS generated a turnover of €225.8 million.


    This position requires a self-motivated professional to work within an expanding Automation team providing cutting-edge automation solutions to clients. Bespoke solutions are delivered using a wide range of commercial and open-source tools. The candidate will need to work collaboratively with our customers to scope, plan, implement and refine automation solutions specific to requirements.



    • Design, plan, implement and maintain automation test frameworks using commercial or open-source tools. This includes;
      • Working with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions.
      • Generating reliable effort estimates for tasks.
      • Creating automation solution design based on “best-practice”.
      • Building automation test cases based on functional test assets.
      • Working collaboratively with other teams during test preparation and execution activities.
      • Investigating and debug application defects.
      • Producing clear and concise reports during the lifecycle of an automation project.
      • Identifying opportunities for further test automation or efficiencies through automation.
      • Communicating Automation Benefits to clients.
    • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own Automation deliverables
    • Participate in training, including self-conducted learning, to keep skills up-to-date.
    • Work on supervised proof of concept exercises including the creation of pre-sales collateral.


    - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience

    - ISTQB Foundation

    - Additional course or certification in Quality Engineering

    - Certification in NFT Tools such HP QTP, Selenium, HP LR etc.


    • You should have at least 2 years’ experience of automation testing across a number of projects and technologies
    • Working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks. Experience developing Automation Test Cases and Functions using specific approach
    • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. QTP/UFT, Selenium, Coded UI, TestComplete, BDD tooling (Cucumber / jBehave)).
    • Must be proficient at writing complex code in some of the following languages: Java, C#, MS VBScript
    • Understanding of CI, Dependency Management and Source Control tools.
    • Understanding of test management tools/solutions/integrations (e.g. JIRA, ALM/QC, MS TM)
    • Ability to interact with other teams to derive information required for projects
    • Ability to highlight and escalate risks related to assigned work
    • Have a proactive, can do attitude with a proven track record of implementing automated solutions