Test Automation

London (Greater)
29 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Why is our Test Automation Lead position right for you?

As the Test Automation Lead for the NAP programme, you will be responsible for stewarding a new era for delivery of test automation across the technology engineering function.
You'll lead the way for transforming existing ways of working, delivering future-proof solutions to improve root to branch software quality, in all aspects of the software delivery lifecycle across development and testing teams.
Leading teams of experienced industry resources in delivering to all timescales.
Defining strategies and detailed plans for automation delivery whilst ensuring all artefacts are delivered in line with our standards, meeting the requirements of all key stakeholders.

What will you be doing on a day to day basis?

This role requires you to lead a fully integrated test automation engineering work stream within the highly complex, business critical multi-system NAP delivery programme.
To also demonstrate a quality enhancement of development assets, driving clear ownership and accountability for testing throughout the software delivery lifecycle.
You will also support the engineering (development and testing) teams to produce and exercise QA assets closer to the point of development (Shift Left), whilst ensuring the teams can adhere to their ambitious delivery schedule.
Working closely with engineering leadership team to define the strategic roadmap for automation operations, overseeing the ongoing transformation of the capability and adoption of new ways of working will be a major part of this role.
This role requires a candidate who'll excel in managing stakeholder relationships between the business, engineering, operations, infrastructure and third parties.
Providing technical and project guidance in support of a large multi located engineering team, facilitating high quality test automation assets using a combination of open source and commercial software.

What will make me right for the role?

Evidence of successfully delivering automated testing across major projects and programmes utilising a range of proven delivery methods.
We require a lead who has managed teams of 10+ people across multiple geographies. Strong hands-on development and test automation background, with in depth knowledge of both disciplines is imperative.
Experience in architecting technical solutions, plus using and maintaining existing frameworks as well as leadership skills gained through leading projects, ideally through transformative periods.
It is essential that you have hands on experience with a broad range of test automation tools and frameworks such as Junit, Selenium, Cucumber/Gherkin, TestNG, SOAPUI, Appium, UFT.
Also you will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of infrastructure, system design and integration, within a complex technical landscape.
The right candidate for this role will be a champion for test automation and drive adoption throughout the programme to teams with unique needs and characteristics.
Technical Skills in the following
• Jenkins
• Java
• Unix O/S
• Shell

How is Worldpay changing the world?
Operating at the cutting edge of technology innovation within the Payments Industry, Worldpay is helping shape how we go about purchasing in our daily lives.
As a global leader and FTSE100 business, we have become a leading light within the FinTech industry.
To find out more about our services, values and what is like to work here, please visit www.worldpay.com

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