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Lead Test Automation Engineer (SDET) - Contract London, UK

Lead Test Automation Engineer (SDET) - Contract Description

Job #: 83309
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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DESCRIPTION



We are looking for a meticulous Lead Test Automation Engineer (SDET) to contribute to and review the creation of designs for the production software scale. The Lead Test Automation Engineer responsibilities include both software development and testing tasks and focus on the testability, robustness, and performance of production software.

What You’ll Do

  • Advising development teams on test automation best practices representing the shift-left testing principles
  • Understanding the flow of code and how it interacts with different components
  • Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to create and execute test cases
  • Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on multiple application platforms, such as Mobile, Desktop, and Web, and building test scenarios and acceptance tests
  • Investigating customer problems referred to you by the technical support team, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports
  • Handling technical communications and understanding the customers' systems
  • Working with deployments teams, resolving level issues for systems, coordinating on product design, and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and product designs
  • Noting all testing actions you have performed in daily and weekly reports
  • Analyzing and disintegrating software systems and coordinating with other teams to enhance the overall design
  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes
  • Managing the final quality on production release

Requirements

  • B2 or above level of English
  • Excellent designing and programming skills in Python
  • Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools eg PyTest, Robot, Selenium
  • Good skills with CI/CD pipeline toolsets such as ADO, TeamCity, Jenkins, Docker
  • Good understanding of Risk Based Testing approach
  • Practical knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of programming languages and process management methodology (especially Agile and SCRUM)
  • Exposure to Behaviour Driven Development and experience in programming and testing
  • The ability to recognize risks and errors in an application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills

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