Ref: Lookers Head Office

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Location Belfast
Salary Salary
Benefits Benefits
Closing date 01/01/2018

Automation Engineer, Belfast

Lookers PLC

Competitive salary – up to £35k

Plus many other market leading benefits

A big brand specialist retailer with an impressive heritage, great people and huge plans for the future require a highly motivated, passionate and experienced Automation Engineer. You will be responsible for the creation of an automation framework and automated tests for both desktop and cross browser web based applications. We’re flexible with the OOP language/Automation Tool(s) used for it. You will work closely with the developers and be familiar with a TDD approach. Work with the development teams to improve test coverage, reduce testing time and improve defect identification through automation. This will require both the mind-set of a tester to determine the best tests as well as that of a developer to use good coding standards.

Skills & Experience required:

  • 3 Years+ as an Automation Tester
  • Setting up Automation Frameworks from scratch
  • Selected and developed appropriate test automation tools
  • Development experience with an OOP language, Open Source, JavaScript, C#, Python or Ruby
  • Implemented and written automated tests for applications and backend services
  • TDD and continuous Integration knowledge
  • Automating functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable code
  • Worked closely with Developers to ensure test suite is integrated correctly within CI/CD
  • Source control and configuration management
  • Ability to write SQL queries with ease


  • knowledge of the latest automation tools and technologies
  • Web based Technologies
  • You love what you do and have a passion for technology
  • You’re fun to work with and instinctively know how to make work fun
  • You’ll think big, and willing to take on any challenge
  • Be a Team player
  • Provide regular feedback on progress and be a strong communicator
  • Passionate and committed to making every day count
  • Agile Scrum
  • Bamboo
  • Bitbucket
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Test Complete
  • Mobile apps

Qualities we’re looking for

Injects pace into your work, delivering improvements daily and making things happen

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