Test Automation Engineer
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- Full Time
- Contact: Recruitment Team
- Reference: R0071204
- Posted November, 11, 2023 4:45 PM
Job Description At abrdn, our purpose is to enable our clients to be better investors. Clients worldwide trust us to find future-fit investment opportunities to deliver the outcomes they want. Our technology and insight help...
At abrdn, our purpose is to enable our clients to be better investors.
Clients worldwide trust us to find future-fit investment opportunities to deliver the outcomes they want. Our technology and insight help empower them to make better decisions, while the powerful partnerships we build help to enhance the expertise that we offer. And by enabling clients to invest responsibly, it helps us to build a better world.
We are structured around three businesses – Investments, Adviser and Personal – focused on the changing needs of our clients, and by diversifying the group, we are positioning ourselves for growth in a changing investment landscape.
Our Adviser business provides financial planning solutions and technology for UK financial advisers, enabling them to create value for their businesses and their clients.
About the department
The Test & Implementation team (50+ team members) is an exciting place to be! We look to design and develop strategies that drive and organise to automation focused processes – concentrating on quality assurance and fast delivery to market. We have a complete ownership of crating test automation solutions, designing automation frameworks and leading the implementation test strategy. We define automation best practises aligned with abrdn business goals and align with processes and tolls, ensuring quality of work delivered is high. We provide test solutions for cutting edge wealth management application and products for a global investment company.
About the role
We are seeking a Test Automation Engineer to report to the Head of Testing & Implementation to join our growing test automation team. This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days per week in the office
In this role you will work closely with the automation test team, provide technical contribution in design, maintenance and execution of the automation framework and tests, and will ensure adoption of the framework across the QA teams in the organisation. With experience in modern testing techniques and tools, including non-functional test automation, you will be responsible for designing, development and maintenance as well as execution of automation framework and scripts.
Other responsibilities include:
Collaborate with multiple teams to define requirements and tests
Identify, record and thoroughly document defects
Test estimating, prioritizing and coordination of test activities
Developing and maintaining automated test data
Delivery of different testing milestones
Automation CD/CI Pipeline (development and maintenance)
Supporting defect management process & delivery forums
Ensuring compliance and contributing to our test automation strategy
Minimum candidate requirements:
Proven experience working with test automation, manual test execution and continuous integration tools (JIRA / Azure DevOps)
Experienced with version control systems and variety of OS systems
An ability to multi task, problem solve as well as develop and meeting project deadlines
Can execute test plans & scenarios as per the test strategy, update test results and prepare daily execution reports
Demonstrative strong team work, independence, interpersonal, organization and communication skills
Preferred candidate skills and experience:
Experienced in Agile design methodology & collaboration with team members across the business disciplines to drive productivity and quality enhancements
Good analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills and ability to raise concerns ahead of time
Ability to follow up defects, design gaps with BAs, Developers and solution designers
Passion to learn, improve and adapt, even if you do not now or have all of the above
We are proud to announce that we have officially become a Disability Confident Committed employer. Therefore, if you have a disability and would like to submit an application to one of our UK roles under the Disability Confident Scheme, please notify us by completing the relevant section in our candidate questionnaire and one of our team will reach out to support you through your application process.
There's more to working life than coming home with a good salary. We have an environment where you can learn, get involved and be supported.
When you join us, your reward will be one of the best around. This includes 40 days’ annual leave, a 16% employer pension contribution, a discretionary performance based bonus (where applicable), private healthcare and a range of flexible benefits – including gym discounts, season ticket loans and access to an employee discount portal. You can read more about our benefits here.