Intermediate Automation Engineer

Location: Johannesburg/Cape Town, South Africa


About Us:

Inspired Testing is a leading innovative and forward-thinking Quality Engineering and Software Testing consultancy. Our teams of exceptional consultants and engineers provide solutions that help our customers deliver quality software faster, more effectively, and more frequently. Our brand is trusted and highly respected globally, and we are looking for experienced Intermediate Automation Engineers who are inspired and motivated by the prospect of being part of our growth story.

The Team:

We're at an exciting point where there's ample opportunity to make a big impact in scaling the people, processes, and technology in service of that mission. Our team’s strength is in its diversity and its acceptance of new ideas and new ways to look at old challenges. We know humans are not one-dimensional, and we celebrate the uniqueness everyone brings to the problems we solve and the culture we create.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in backlog creation, analyse AUT (Application Under Test), and perform impact assessments.
  • Execute automation scripts within a CI/CD pipeline.
  • Develop automation scripts using C# and Java.
  • Use Selenium, Appium, and RestAssured/RestSharp for testing purposes.
  • Manage your own tasks and report on them, addressing your own technical challenges and assisting in debugging for peers.
  • Design and implement object-oriented programming (OOP) concepts in automation projects.
  • Enhance existing frameworks by adding classes and pages, thereby contributing to framework maintenance.
  • Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines for automation scripts.
  • Report on team tasks, provide mentoring, troubleshoot issues, and offer guidance.
  • Engage in code reviews, merge pull requests, and resolve code conflicts.

Skills and competencies:

  • Knowledge of programming languages (C#, Java, Python, and JavaScript).
  • Understanding and application of tools like GIT, Selenium, Appium, and unit testing frameworks (Nunit/Xunit/Junit).
  • Ability to resolve own technical challenges and contribute to peer debugging.
  • Familiarity with the basics of automation frameworks and their application in testing.
  • Advanced knowledge and application of OOP principles in the context of automation.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline creation and maintenance.
  • Ability to mentor peers, troubleshoot complex issues, and guide project direction.
  • Proficient in code review processes and effective in resolving merge conflicts.