About the Role
Base Location: Perth, Reading, Havant, Aberdeen, Glasgow or Inverness
Salary: £57,336 - £69,982 and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.
Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available
The Lead Test Automation Engineer is a technical resource who fosters quality and product delivery excellence by using proven testing practices. They will work as part of a cross-functional delivery team enabling frequent product releases by orchestrating rapid, reliable testing activities.
The Lead Test Automation Engineer's focus is on driving technical excellence and test automation. Maintaining and troubleshooting the systems that they are responsible for, collaborating internally to evaluate and resolve designs and issues, and develop test plans, suites and processes.
- Design, build and maintain flexible test automation frameworks and automated tests utilising multiple test automation technologies.
- Lead the transformation of testing activities to create overarching strategies and roadmaps for test automation.
- Collaborate closely with analysis and development resources to ensure test automation requirements are considered.
- Responsible for leading the identification of initiatives to deliver creative improvements to test automation.
- Coordinate and report on test automation activities across multiple delivery workstreams.
What do I need?
To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrable experience of implementing and maintaining Automated Test Solutions within an Enterprise environment along with extensive knowledge in a wide array of test automation technologies. You will also need excellent planning, communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
- Key skills are:
- Legacy / desktop application test automation
- Azure DevOps.
About our Business
SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.
What's in it for you?
An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.
As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.
All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.
If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on David.Brickell@sse.com / 01738 275846.
Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.
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