Senior Automation Engineer

Job Description


  • Prototyping, 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
    • 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
  • Manage resources against pre-determined plans
  • Mentor automation resources and contribute to wider automation team through the creation of re-usable assets (e.g. case studies / whitepapers)
  • Ability to work unsupervised and manage own Automation deliverables
  • Participate in training, including self-conducted learning, to keep skills up-to-date
  • Work unsupervised on proof of concept exercises. This will include the creation of pre-sales collateral documenting return on investment / benefits analysis


• Third level qualification in Computer Science/IT/Software Engineering




  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Team work and emotional intelligence
  • Good self-management – continuous performance is both an objective and a mind-set
  • Has an innovative approach – a bold thinker and doer, matching creativity with vigilance
  • High value on openness and transparency
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills


  • At least 5 years’ experience in automation testing across a number of projects and technologies
  • Capable of building Automation test frameworks from scratch
  • Strong capability/experience developing/testing complex API interfaces
  • Experience working as SDET on delivery of highly technical solutions
  • Excellent working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks
  • Understanding/experience of CI, Dependency Management and Source Control tools.
  • Understanding of test management tools/solutions/integrations (e.g. JIRA, ALM/QC, MS TM)
  • Experience of working in Dev-Ops environment/teams
  • Experience working with Micro-services Architecture
  • Excellent programming skills – Strong Java/C# or equivalent object oriented programming language
  • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. QTP/UFT, Selenium, Coded UI, TestComplete, BDD tooling (Cucumber / jBehave)
  • Must be proficient at writing complex code in some of the following languages: Java, C#, MS VBScript



  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and ours peers through good times and challenges
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo

  • SHARE :
Job Overview

Senior Automation Engineer


  • Date Posted:Jun 10, 2022

  • Location:Dublin, Ireland

  • Job Role:Senior Automation Engineer

  • Salary: Not disclosed

  • Category:Automation/ QA Engineer

  • Work Type:Full Time

  • Work Mode:Hybrid