Lead Automation Engineer

Job Title: Lead Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin South, Dublin
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 2158_1519043414
Contact Name: Luanna Spillane
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client is a leader provider of translation, development and testing solutions based in South Dublin looking for an experienced Lead Automation Engineer. Opportunity for hands-on automation engineer mentoring the existing team members.

Lead Automation Engineer

South Dublin, Ireland

Our client is a leader provider of translation, development and testing solutions.

This is an opportunity for a talented Lead Automation Engineer to be the bridge between the QA & Development teams. Working in an Agile environment and developing and executing automation test plans and scripts. Opportunity for hands-on automation engineer mentoring the existing team members and will be dedicated to guiding and training them.

This is a permanent full-time position based in South Dublin.


  • Working with product managers and tech leads to identify and prioritize components for automation, focusing on industry best practices.
  • Interact with development teams to help incorporate optimized and re-usable functional tests
  • Develop and integrate an automated testing framework into our release process
  • Take on the QA process end-to-end - starting from analysing requirements up until building and maintaining test automation frameworks for UI, API and mobile functional automation
  • Research, identify, and implement newer test automation technologies
  • Document and train team members on best practices, tools, and coding standards
  • Participate in product requirement and design reviews

Skills and qualifications required:

  • 5+ years of experience with .Net or Open Source automation frameworks and performance testing frameworks
  • Experienced with the following tools Selenium, Postman, SoapUI, Protractor, Robot Framework
  • Experienced in the Agile software development and QA lifecycle
  • Experienced in testing complex single page web applications
  • Experienced in working with complex, high-transactional product integrations, APIs and Web Services
  • Experience of security testing highly desirable
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment with a focus on exceptional service delivery.
  • Ability to lead a team effectively, hiring, managing and mentoring junior QA resources.
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately with minimal hands-on management
  • Bachelor's degree in math / computer science / engineering or science discipline is required.