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Automation QA Engineer

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Role Responsibility

Automation QA Engineer

Craigforth, Stirling


The Role

  • Acting as an experienced professional in UFT or Selenium automation for the purpose of designing, developing, maintaining, and executing automated testing solutions on  Bluedoor and surrounding applications.
  •  Developing, implementing and assuring automated Quality Assurance  using various test automation tools & frameworks such as QTP/UFT, Selenium and working API framework ( restful APIs/SOAP UI/Postman API)
  • Implementation of CI/CD pipe building using CI tools like JENKINS, TeamCity for building and running automation scripts
  • Building automation scripts in HP ALM/JIRA to get them run on automation labs
  • Generating test metrics & ROI to utilize them for process and efficiency improvements.
  • Building complex SQL queries to build automation scripts for data mining requirements and migration requirements
  • Interpreting and applying SS&C -wide QA standards within automation, and assisting others in doing so.
  • Performing Automation Development, Quality Assurance and Testing tasks relating to Business and IT change across the full software delivery lifecycle (SDLC), and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to standards within automation.
  • Working as an integral part of a team of Specialist Automation Analysts and QA Analysts to assure quality on a Project or Programme of IT change – typically covering more than one system or area of functional or Business change.
  • Analysing Test Requirements, and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to standards then using the same to design and prepare automated test scenarios and test scripts which provide comprehensive coverage of given requirements.
  • Execution of automated test scripts as created by self or other team members, capturing test evidence and recording success criteria and/or defects, and assuring the work of others to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Take responsibility for the management of your own assigned work – managing your own timescales in order to meet deadlines, monitoring and reporting the progress of your own work, working autonomously within the boundaries of the role and seeking assistance and support where appropriate.
  • Developing your own understanding and skills in business and functional areas in order to effectively apply your specialist automation skills. Working closely with subject matter experts in other domains and other specialist QAs in order to promote and share knowledge across the department.
  • Assisting clients/senior stakeholders in the definition of automation requirements/scenarios and representing the QA department in a technical capacity during such interactions (e.g. meetings, daily calls, defect triage, progress reporting).
  • Managing your own performance, career and personal development - in conjunction with your line manager and in reference to the SS&C standard frameworks for these.
Knowledge and Technical Skills


Practical experience of:

  • Good experience in software development and testing, generally (at least 2 years, preferably 3+ years).
  • Automated script design, development, execution and maintenance in a Keyword driven framework using the HP UFT or Selenium applications (at least 2 years, preferably 3+ years)
  • Designing, developing, implementing, operating and maintaining automated Quality Assurance across the SDLC (At least 1 years, preferably 2 years)
  • Some experience of requirements review, functional test preparation, manual test execution, defect management processes and progress reporting.
  • Formal QA and/or testing industry-standard qualifications relevant to your specialism. (UFT Qualifications, ALM/LeanFT Qualifications, Selenium Qualifications, ISEB/ISTQB Intermediate or Advanced)
  • Good experience with SQL


Practical experience of:

  • QA or Operational knowledge of the Bluedoor Application
  • QA within a Financial Services environment.
  • Business/systems knowledge relevant to the particulars of this role
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in a Computer Science related subject.
  • Formal industry-standard qualifications relevant to technical skills (e.g. HP Certifications concerning automation in HP-UFT)


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