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Automation Engineer

Apply REF: AE/SV/10-19

The purpose of the role is to carry out Business Testing processes, which are consistent with Cardif Pinnacle’s Test Policy and Strategy, working with the Test Manager to ensure that efficient testing is delivered to the agreed quality standards.



·       Automation testing of web applications.

·       Report test findings and defects found to Scrum team through Jira/Confluence and conduct re-testing of defect fixes.

·       Assist Developers with root cause analysis of defects found.

·       Design and execute clear, concise and maintainable automated test suites.

·       Automate UI tests using Selenium Webdriver TestNG framework written in Java

·       Proficient in writing BDD framework using Cucumber framework in Gherkin language

·       Automate framework from scratch for hybrid model

·       Coaching other team members in automation testing



·       Automated and manual testing of web applications.

·       Proficient in using, Selenium with exposure to Selenium web driver.

·       Good working knowledge of TDD, BDD, Cucumber, Gherkin.

·       Proven aptitude and interest in Java coding

·       Experience in setting and building automation test processes and establishing project tasks, timelines and effectively managing it.

·       Ability in planning and running end to end test cycles including Sprints, SIT’s and UAT.

·       Ability to develop subject matter expertise in gathering functional requirements from a test strategy perspective.

·       Ability to develop test automation frameworks including Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium Web Driver.

·       Good understanding of UI Automation design patterns like Page Object Model (POM)

·       Ability to comprehend both TDD and BDD patterns of testing and develop automated solutions for web, middleware and database.

·       Ability to write automated integration test cases(scripts)  for end to end functional scenarios 

·       Ability to own QA deliveries including test planning, estimation, reporting, managing start to end test life cycle with the ongoing development sprints.

·       Experience working in an agile development environment 

·       Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort 

·       Take ownership and responsibility for the full development lifecycle 

·       A team player, capable of engaging with other teams in Technology 

·       Experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of financial markets systems

  • Familiarity with CI/CD and DevOps
  •  Any experience in testing distributed data stores a plus
  • Any experience in Selenium Grid in a plus

Technical skills

  • Automation Testing Experience (essential) 
  • Ability to develop testing frameworks using Cucumber, Gherkin, Selenium Web driver.
  • Continuous integration of the testing strategy using automated scripts development using core java, Cucumber-JVM and Jenkins.
  • Ability to auto deploy, distribute and execute the testing frameworks using Git, BitBucket and Jenkins.
  • Experience with git and Atlassian toolset.


  • Strong automation testing skills
  • Familiarity and confidence working in an agile development environment.

Primary Location: GB-ENG-HertfordshireJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Other Degrees / Certifications / Vocational, Technical or Professional QualificationsExperience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Critical thinkingTransversal competency: Analytical Ability