Senior Automation Engineer

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You will join our high performance team of Technical Engineers and work within an expanding Automation team providing cutting-edge automation solutions to clients. You will work collaboratively with our customers to scope, plan, implement and refine automation solutions specific to requirements. You will be expected to demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks. The position will also involve the management and mentoring of junior resources.


  • Prototyping, designing, planning, implementing and maintaining automation test frameworks using commercial or open-source tools.
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions.
  • Generate reliable effort estimates for tasks.
  • Build 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.
  • Advise customer on automation approaches and benefits.
  • 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


  • Strong automation unit/integration test skills
  • Languages Ruby, Python, Rspec
  • 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’ testing experience; Unit/integration Test automation experience;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks.
  • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. Ruby and Python
  • Understanding of test management tools/solutions/integrations (e.g. JIRA, ALM/QC, MS TM)
  • Have a proactive, can do attitude with a proven track record of implementing automated solutions


  • 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

''We are an equal opportunities employer, which means that we are committed to providing equality of opportunity in employment to all persons.''


“At Expleo, we understand that many people experience imposter syndrome throughout their lifetime, please do not let this discourage you from applying for this role. Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes all CV’s and will consider your application in line with the values, requirements and role competencies.”



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