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QA Automation Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Our testing teams are located in the UK, Ireland and Bangkok. They are responsible for testing functional and business process changes to DST Financial Services International (AWD, FAST & SO) with the primary objective of ensuring that any new system changes to existing functions are defect-free and support current business operations before handover to live operation.

The testers also assist with joint DSTFSI-Client testing of automated information flows between DST and Management Company systems. The team are also responsible for supporting new client take-ons by performing user acceptance test cycles (typically 3) to prove the data conversion, that the client's business processes can be supported by DSTFSI and allow the client to review and sign-off client correspondence produced from the test cycles.  

During 2014 and beyond we will use Test Automation to make improvements in the scope, quality, cost and execution time of our testing. To help build our test automation team in Thailand, we are looking for a QA Automation Specialist .

Our ambition to expand Test Automation is part of company strategy and so you will be heavily supported in achieving success at a enterprise level.

Role Responsibility

Provide technical guidance to the on-site test automation team in Bangkok. Mentor the junior team members and support them during their daily duties. Be responsible for coding standards and review work completed by the team.

Liaise with QA Test Managers to prioritise work and manage expectations.

Develop and maintain automated scripts from the assigned area being automated using UFT/ALM as the primary automation tool

Work with Application test teams to identify test cases suitable for test automation, develop UFT scripts, and ensure handover and acceptance from them.

Enhance existing hybrid test automation framework.

Help complete updates to automation packs and provide expert support on usage.

The Ideal Candidate


- Experience in Software Testing minimum 3 years in test automation.

- Sound knowledge of UAT working in expert view using VB Scripting

- Experience of designing hybrid test automation frameworks

- Experience working with HP ALM/Quality Centre suite of products

- Degree in Computer Science or other relevant qualification

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Self motivated

- Able to display leadership qualities and manage mid-size team of technical professionals


- Strong understanding of Testing best practices (ISEB/ISTQB certification)

- Experience in other automation tools such as Selenium, Test Complete, Soap-UI

Exposure in any other development technologies such as VN.Net, Java, C# etc

- Experience within the financial/banking industry

Package Description

We offer attractive remuneration and career growth opportunities within our global DST Group.

About the Company

About DST Systems, Inc.
DST is a leading provider of specialised technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. We enable clients to transform complexity into strategic advantage by helping them continually stay ahead of and capitalise on ever-changing customer, business, and regulatory requirements in the world's most demanding industries.

Headquartered in Kansa City, Missouri, USA, DST is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DST), employing over 16,000 talented people globally.

In March 2017, DST acquired International Financial Data Services (IFDS) in the UK and Ireland; making DST a leading provider of investor and policyholder administrative services to the funds, insurance and wealth management industries.

DST employs ~5,000 people across 12 locations in the UK and Ireland.


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