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Test Automation Architect


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging the strengths and best practices of both companies.
ET&S S.A. belongs to the ET&SM technology holding of ERGO Group AG, supporting millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems. We are dedicated to bring a digital innovations to every aspect of the landscape of insurance. Discover how we are implementing AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions and much more to accommodate our customers’ future needs around the globe. See how you can be a part of the digital revolution and apply to join us today!

About the role 

Test Automation Architect is position based in the Testing Department. The Test Automation Architect will be responsible for development and maintenance of automated testing frameworks that underpin the scripting of automated tests. She/he supports the QA Engineers in the development of complex automation scenarios as well as debugging complex problems with the automation scripts & investigates best practices tools and developments in the industry and brings them to bear within the team. As technical lead of the operational automation teams onshore and offshore, you always have an overview of the progress of the automations and report on it to the respective project managers.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Participation in BIC phase of the projects in estimating test automation implementation potential, its cost and effort
  • Supporting Test Managers and QA Engineers in test automation tool selection and defining test automation strategy
  • Preparation and maintenance of automated testing frameworks
  • Supporting QA Engineers with complex scripting scenarios and debug of complex errors
  • Supporting QA Engineers in the development of their automated testing skills
  • Analysing best practice industry methodologies and tools and bringing them to bear within the automation testing team
  • Working with developers to ensure applications are testable within an automation context
  • Working with other automation architects both locally and internationally to ensure standardised automation practices
  • Defining and implementing KPIs in area of test automation in accordance with ETSM standards
  • Support the tracking of Test KPI and metrics
  • Responsibility for the design, development and support of the existing test automation frameworks using UFT/ALM, Selenium and other tools according to the project requirements
  • Advising projects regarding test automation – reviewing existing test cases to ensure they have reached the defined maturity level for automation

Skills and experience you will need

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree (the degree in the fields of Informatics, computer science, automation & robotics, mathematics, insurance statistics will be an asset)
  • 3+ years of experience in implementation of test automation frameworks, tools, and practices
  • 3+ years of experience in debug scripting errors and troubleshooting issues in test automation code
  • Extensive, proven experience in participating in standard solution development lifecycle and defining automated regression scope for medium and large projects
  • Experience in working in SAFE
  • Experience in cooperation with virtual teams
  • Excellent English language skills and good command of German language will be an advantage

You are a perfect match if

  • You have self-organization skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • You are a cooperative but assertive team player
  • You are effective and goal-oriented
  • You are a servant leader focused on enabling teams to achieve project or organization goals
  • You have high communication skills and ability to adjust communication style to various target groups
  • You have analytical and problem-solving skills allowing to analyse and draw conclusions on base of complex issues

Desired certifications

  • ISTQB Foundation Level
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer

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Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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