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Automation Engineer

  • Location:

    Switzerland

  • Contact:

    Noreen Daly

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +353 21 233 0164

  • Industry:

    Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

    noreen_daly@oxfordcorp.com

The automation engineer will be involved in designing, programming, simulating and testing automated processes and machinery, followed by creating detailed documentation or manuals for the fully functional projects.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  •  Review and analyze user stories 
  •  Provide work estimates for testing user stories 
  •  Develop robust automated test scripts based on input from, and in partnership with the QA Functional testers 
  •  Resolve script failures during development and execution
  •  Identify and raise risks as early as possible in the system development life cycle 
  •  Communicate effectively in both verbal (day-to-day discussions, team meetings) and written forms (test artifacts). 
  •  Identify and log defects, work with development to resolve, and verify fixes when implemented 
  •  Maintenance of scripts to keep up with changing business needs

Requirements

  •  BS/BA in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years in QA automation testing 
  •  Efficiency and knowledge of how automation is performed within such a project 
  •  Proven experience working with Selenium 
  •  Hands-on experience testing applications developed on multiple browsers (IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome) 
  •  Ability to perform to a reasonable standard of output as a member of a highly productive and collaborative team 
  •  Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  •  Agility to shift priorities and multi-task based on business needs 
  •  Exceptional analytical and troubleshooting skills 
  •  Understanding of database concepts with the ability to create simple queries
  • An existing right to work in the EU required