Test Automation Architect

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Glasgow, Scotland - South West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0819-1813
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

If you love finding innovative solutions to improve complex systems and think you have the talent to break the systems we make, join us and share a little of your tough love to keep us robust and help strengthen Scotland’s digital revolution.
From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Your future duties and responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for leading the development of QA/Automation Testing and grow this capability in Scotland. It is a hands-on business critical position and you’ll be working in client organisations helping them on the QA/Automation journey.
Your duties will include:
• Developing/maintaining a high level of expertise within QA/Automation, including the setup of Automation Frameworks
• Implementing the test tool strategy and providing guidance on the use of test tools to teams; ensuring a standardised repeatable approach is taken for the applications being tested
• Assisting the team with technical mentoring as well as supporting junior members
• Applying TDD, BDD, ATDD Scrum and other Agile practices to contribute towards building and executing opportunities/propositions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• You should be highly passionate about QA/Automation Testing, able to define and implement new automation frameworks.
• And you’ll bring clear demonstrable experience, knowledge and understanding of all aspects of QA/Automation Testing within modern software/applications development, especially with respect to Agile Development methodology and Automation testing.
• You’ll also demonstrate Python / C# / Java experience coupled with a good appreciation of test automation using Selenium/Cucumber, Unified Functional Tester, etc.
• Ideally you will hold at least ISTQB Certification (Foundation) Level. ITIL foundation level, and ISTQB Certification (BCS Intermediate) Level (desirable).
• Importantly, we’re looking for someone to work in an intensive, rapidly changing environment adopting a pragmatic approach to QA/Automation Testing within Agile development and other more traditional delivery methodologies.
• And you’ll need to be a confident communicator, able to work collaboratively across multiple teams and interact both internally with the team and externally with our clients.
• The role will ideally be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh or the Borders with some travel to other offices as required.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.