Test Automation Architect

The landscape of finance and technology is completely changing. At Technest, we’re at the forefront of that change. Our team of security experts, engineers, designers, and payment industry veterans is excited about shaping the future, and equipping our clients with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in this new reality.

We’re a diverse multicultural group of thinkers and doers. We continually invent and reinvent software solutions so businesses can rise above the competition. From disruptive fintech to cutting-edge encryption, we are all about thinking big and bringing our razor-sharp ideas to life.

We’re not bogged down by process or limited by lack of aspiration. And we trust each other to make intelligent decisions, to challenge, change, improve and perfect. It’s a culture where forward-thinkers like you can be fearless.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Test Automation Architect with +5 years experience in test automation and a strong passion for problem solving to join our team in Málaga. A successful candidate would have strong development background and experience building test automation solutions from ground-up using commercial and open source tools, and well versed with enterprise architecture patterns

What You’ll Do

  • Provide leadership, guidance, training and mentoring to implement test automation & tools across project teams
  • Help define the continuous delivery roadmap and drive test automation within the organisation
  • Be hands on writing, designing, and reviewing code ensuring best coding practices and consistency throughout multiple projects
  • Perform R&D on tools and frameworks that enable automated testing solutions in the context of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Implement proof of concepts and feasibility studies to promote test automation innovation and modernization in all teams
  • Identify manual processes and propose automated solutions
  • Define and publish key performance metrics for the automated solutions
  • Conduct test design workshops with application architects, development leads, BAs and other stakeholders to understand how to better create technical automated test designs for our product
  • Evaluate and provide the approach for optimization, improvement & maintenance of test automation tools and frameworks (i.e. load tests, acceptance tests, integration tests, contract tests, unit tests, etc.)
  • Supervise automated test execution and provide support for debugging of failed tests when needed
  • Work with the release manager in preparation of an automation test strategy, plan and test approach

What You’ll Bring

  • Fluent level of English
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • +5 years experience as test automation developer or software developer
  • +3 years working as Test Automation Architect (or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience in defining and implementing several load test and test automation solutions within the context of a microservice based architecture
  • Advanced experience reading/writing at least one of the following languages: Java, Typescript
  • Proven experience with Gatling (or JMeter)
  • Very good knowledge of test automation frameworks for testing UI and REST Web Services
  • Agility working with unix shell terminals and commands
  • Experience with version control systems (ideally Git)
  • Experience building, maintaining, and creating projects from scratch with Maven or Gradle
  • Clean code advocate
  • Ability to contribute productively to a fast-paced development team
  • Leadership skills
  • R&D mindset

Bonus Points:

  • Fond of programing paradigms and code patterns
  • Familiarity with Spring Boot, NodeJs, and AngularJs applications
  • Experience with test automation of asynchronous microservices
  • Passion for Blockchain / Cryptocurrencies
  • Passion for technology & innovation
  • Advocate of Continuous delivery best practice

What We Offer for You

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, international company that uses cutting-edge tech and Apple equipment
  • Competitive salary with a flexible compensation plan and relocation packages
  • Work time flexibility
  • 25 working days of vacation + public holidays
  • Private medical
  • Amazing office in Malaga city center with a parking space provided if needed
  • Team building events, learning labs and extravagant corporate events
  • Ongoing professional development provided by the company in the form of training & conferences
  • Office perks including gaming consoles, books, fully-stocked kitchen, organic fruit and even ice- cream

To apply please send your CV to jobs@technest.es or connect to hack.technest.es using ssh to get a big hiring bonus.

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