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Automation Test Architect: London - £70,000 base + bonus

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    City of London, London

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    Information Technology

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    £65000.00 - £70000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    about 1 year ago

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Automation Test Architect - Central London - £70,000 base + bonus & benefits

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50 million are actively seeking an Automation Test Architect to support Digital Platform Test Managers in achieving their strategic goals for the Test Teams.

The Test Architect will be responsible for the overall test automation framework and tools management, as well as mentoring a team of automation testers.

Essential Skills;

  • Strong practical experience in test automation design and framework setup
  • Strong hands on practical knowledge of automation; Cucumber-JVM, SpecFlow, JBehave, using Selenium (GRID, RC, Webdriver), soapUI, RESTful services, Jmeter or Grinder
  • Previous experience mentoring teams
  • Programming skills ideally using Java or C#, using Ant, Maven or Nunit
  • Strong experience of QA in Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Knowledge of methodologies; Agile (BDD, TDD)


  • Provides consultancy and advisory services for functional and non-functional Automated Testing
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the automated testing and bring about improvements
  • Identify what tools and technologies can be implemented
  • Design and develop the test automation framework, harnesses and code libraries
  • Coach, mentor a team of enthusiastic automation testers
  • Effectively manage multiple stakeholder demands and expectations
  • Engages with vendors and architects to determine strategic direction
  • Documents and publishes automation standards and procedures.
  • Assisting with the setting up and configuration of build and test environments

If this Automation Technical Architect role is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV.

Automation Test Architect - Central London - £70,000 base + bonus & benefits