Team leader Software Test Automation 

Details
Job Title Team leader Software Test Automation
Task You will be heading a small team of Test Automation Engineers responsible to maintain and enhance the existing test automation framework (hardware, software, QF Test base components library). The software to be tested is a java-based client-server application which can be run on different database servers (Sybase, Oracle, PostgreSQL).

The automation framework is used to exectue UI test of the Java Swing client of the application. Future plans include the extension of the framework to the web client which is developed with Vaadin.

We are looking for a senior Test Automation Engineer with strong technical background and proven experience in the area of software test automation. Ideally the candidate has already developed by himself or been part of a team which has created a comprehensive framework for the automation of UI tests.

Main Responsibilities
- Maintain and enhance the test automation framework (hardware, software, QF Test base components library)
- Manage the integration of the test automation framework into the overall continuous integration framework.
- Operate the test automation framework
- Maintain and enhance the test case repository software (TestLink)
- Maintain and enhance the internally build tools to collect, measure and visualize QA key performance indicators
- Continuously establish and improve methods, tools and processes for automated testing.
- Enhance the test automation framework for the web client of our product.
- Design, develop, execute and document automated test scripts
•- Prepare and execute test activities in coordination with the development teams
•- Track and manage defects found by automated test runs
•- Continuously establish and improve test automation methods and tools
•- Support product development at all levels regarding product quality

What we offer
- Possibility to introduce and implement your ideas and take accountability
•- Working in an open and cooperative environment with a motivated and friendly team
•- Excellent working conditions in pleasant surroundings (office located in Allschwil – close to both French and German border)
••- Active participation in the continuous improvement of processes
•- International work environment with people from more than 20 different nationalities
- Flight and travel discount
Requirements Essential
- Degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or similar scientific subject; or a comparable experience
•- 5+ years experience in software testing (including knowledge of testing processes, methodologies and tools) is mandatory
-• Few years experience in leading small teams
- Programming skills are a MUST
- Coding experience with Java Swing, Jython and/or Python
- Experience in writing test automation scripts
•- SQL skills
•- Fluency in English (written and spoken) is mandatory
•- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Highly proactive and independent

Desirable
- Experience with QF-Test is a great plus
•- Experience in performance testing
•- Any additional language, in particular German, is an asset.
Date 17.05.2017
Contact Swiss AviationSoftware Ltd.
Mr Fabiano Faccoli
PO Box
CH-4002 Basel
Phone: +41 (61) 582 45 22
Email