Brendan  Hennessy

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Brendan Hennessy

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+353 1 679 3182 brendan@stelfox.com

Contact for this job

Brendan Hennessy

Get in touch with me

Automation Lead – Contract – Dublin City (South)

Date added

13/10/2017

Type

Contract

Location

Dublin City Centre

Category

Software Engineering

Reference

6851

Salary

Daily Rate

Consultancy client of mine is looking for an Automation Lead to join their financial service client on site to build out and lead their automation and testing team.

They are looking for strong Leads who have good experience and exposure in the following:

Responsibilities:

• Designing, planning, implementing and maintaining automation test frameworks using commercial or open-source tools.

This includes:

  • Working with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions
  • Working with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions
  • Generating reliable effort estimates for tasks
  • Creating automation solution design based on “best-practice”
  • Building automation test cases based on functional test assets
  • Working collaboratively with other teams during test preparation and execution activities
  • Investigating and debug application defects
  • Producing clear and concise reports during the lifecycle of an automation project
  • Identifying opportunities for further test automation or efficiencies through automation
  • Communicating Automation Benefits to clients including detailed cost benefit analysis

Complete proof of concept exercise

  • Advise customer on automation approaches and benefits
  • Manage a team of resources against pre-determined plans
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own Automation deliverables

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience of automation testing across a number of projects and technologies ideally in Banking/Financial Service domain
  • Excellent working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks
  • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. QTP/UFT, Selenium)
  • Must be proficient at writing complex code in some of the following languages: Java, C#, MS VBScript
  • Understanding of CI and Source Control tools.
  • Understanding of test management tools/solutions/integrations (JIRA is used on Calypso)
  • Ability to interact with other teams to derive information required for projects
  • Ability to highlight and escalate risks related to assigned work
  • Have a proactive attitude with a proven track record of implementing automated solutions
  • Calypso experience if possible

Contact

They will interview early next week and are paying very competitive daily rates. Get in contact with me on 01 6793182 or brendan@stelfox.com

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