Lead Automation Test Engineer
Lagos, LA, ng
2d ago

Our client is a leading FinTech company, one of the largest distribution networks for FinTech sector in Nigeria.It was founded on the simple belief that the ubiquity of mobile phones can be leveraged in building an ecosystem that enables people to digitally send and receive money and they are known for building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

They now have an opening for a Lead Automation Test Engineer

Sector : Consumer Finance

Location : Lagos, Nigeria

Career Level : Senior Associate

Experience : 4+ years

Job Description

Responsible for the creation, implementation, enhancement, and validation of automated functional test cases for our client’s fintech platform.

Works with their existing team members and product stakeholders to identify test strategies, scenarios, and test plans. Performs automated and manual testing of their fintech applications and services across all environments.

Ensures that enhancements and changes to the platform are fully tested prior to Production deployment. Ensures that existing functionality is fully regression tested.

Monitors test automation results across all environments, and alerts the team regarding significant changes.

Core Responsibilities

Implement test automation for regression and progression scenarios that allow for a repeatable and reliable testing framework

Identifies and documents defects in the upper and lower environments, and drives them to resolution

Reviews test automation code written by other team members

Follows the team's best practices and coding standards

Monitors emerging test automation frameworks, trends, technologies, and best practices for potential use by the team

Performs ondemand and ad hoc manual / automated testing as needed

Requests and prepares test data for the upper and lower environments to support the implementation of test scenarios

Validates Production deployment changes and reports on issues found

Reports out on automated test results on a daily basis

Tracks and documents the test case coverage of new features and existing functionality

Updates the test case coverage as new features are added to the platform

Performs manual testing of platform features that cannot be tested in an automated fashion

Interfaces with members of the team to ensure that test scenarios are appropriate and test coverage is complete

Mentors junior team members regarding test automation approaches and best practices

Ability to work independently with little direction, in a team oriented, results-driven environment

Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education Level

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Computer Science or IT or equivalent technical discipline)
  • Certifications

  • Java Certified Professional is a plus
  • What You Should Have

    4+ years experience writing functional test automation scripts for Web applications and Web services (REST and SOAPbased) using Gherkin, Cucumber, and Selenium is a must

    4+ years experience working with Java, Git, Maven, Gherkin, Cucumber, Selenium, Postman, and soapUI

    3 to 4+ years experience working with API mocking tools, such as WireMock

    3 to 4+ years experience working with Jenkins and JIRA is a plus

    Experience working with JavaScript, JSON, Python, and / or Ruby is a plus

    Knowledge of, and experience working with, OAuth 2.0 is a plus

    Experience working with Linux, bash scripting, and IntelliJ IDEA a plus

    Experience using a test driven development approach in an Agile / Scrum environment is a plus

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