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QA Automation Engineer

QA Automation Engineer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Department
Product
Experience
Mid-Senior level

About You

You are proactive and confident in working autonomously and are a natural leader who leads by example while getting things done. You will be detailed orientated and highly organised with a genuine interest in Quality Assurance who likes to really engage with the Product that is being tested.

You have the ability to not just implement but also document, train and upskill others. You are able to plan and develop code independently with minimal guidance while keeping all the relevant stakeholders informed about status and progress.

About the Role

Wazoku are creating a new pivotal Automation role which will have a direct impact on the success of our product releases. This is a high profile role with great opportunity for growth within the team.

The successful candidate will increase our automation coverage to a % that shifts the dynamic of how we test, ensure our tests are reliable and stable and work closely with the QA team to find issues so our customers always experience a quality product .

We are at an exciting juncture in the automation Journey here at Wazoku and the successful candidate will be the key person influencing how and when we get to our destination.

About Wazoku

Will you help to provide clean water to schools in Mexico? To find a better solution to protect astronauts? To invent the next multi-billion market breakthrough? At Wazoku, that’s exactly what we achieve as we; change the world, one idea at a time.

We do this through our enterprise innovation platform that help organisations to find that one person who has that one idea wherever they are to solve their smallest to biggest problems to generate solutions that truly change the world. We work with Global 2000 organisations from the likes of NASA to Nissan and GSK, helping them discover new products and services, continuous improvements, but also ways to sustain our planet.

Wouldn’t you want to be part of this? To be involved in a new breakthrough idea that helped change the world into a better place? If so – we would love to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Perform regular analysis of test runs - triaging failures, performing root cause analysis, driving resolutions for script or product issues
  • Reporting and flagging issues to the relevant stakeholders and taking the lead to ensure that test runs are moving towards a full pass rate as quickly as possible
  • Work closely with the QA Manager and QA Lead to analyse our manual regression suite & create an automation coverage roadmap
  • Implement the automation of the manual regression tests
  • Assist the QA team in the implementation of the automation tests for new features
  • Collaborate closely with the QA and product teams to understand the priority of automation and coverage required
  • Drive the automation process within Wazoku - using available tools like Jira, Jenkins and Test Rail (Test Case Management tool)
  • Work with the QA Lead and QA team to help upskill those interested to write & maintain Automation Scripts
  • Update & maintenance of scripts as the product evolves through new features
  • Configure and maintain test environments & test data

Requirements

  • Proven experience in setting up UI/API test frameworks
  • Understand CI/CD principles
  • Understands web development principles and well versed in request-response cycle.
  • Understands unit, integration and E2E testing principles.
  • Experience in devising, managing and implementing effective testing strategies
  • Strong experience with typical automation languages such as Python, JavaScript
  • Strong experience with Selenium
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies & tools
  • Knowledge of distributed version control systems such as Git
  • Experience upskilling others in Automation implementation

Benefits

Although we work hard, we also recognise the importance of maintaining a proper integration of work/life priorities and providing a culture that encourages creativity and productivity. Our benefits include:

  • Flexible holiday policy that recognises employees are best able to determine when and how often they need to take time off to recharge their batteries, while still meeting their performance objectives
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Excellent Parental leave policies to support our working parents through all stages of their life and careers, including 26 weeks maternity and adoption leave, and 8 weeks paternity leave.
  • Flexible working including hybrid working and flexible hours (to be agree with management)
  • December one week shut down over the holiday period
  • Company Pension scheme we match up to 5%
  • Complimentary Mental health service – We are partnered with InsideOut, an on-demand mental health platform, dedicated to breaking down social stigma and opening up the mental health conversation. Everyone has mental health and we couldn't support their mission more. Employees can join at any time
  • Social Events – Including company offsites, summer & Christmas parties, charity engagement and more
  • Great vouchers and offers through our Thanks Ben platform
  • £30 per month to spend on your own personal Health and Wellbeing
  • Birthday Day Off
  • 10 days paid sick leave per year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Referral Scheme – £1000 bonus for every person you successfully refer
  • Anniversary bonuses

**Salary range £50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience**