Senior Technical Automation Engineer

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Job ID
Job Categories
Quality Engineering
Management Consulting
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Willing to travel - National
Visa sponsorship
Languages Required
Norwegian essential
# of Openings


This position requires a self-motivated professional to work within an expanding Automation team providing cutting-edge automation solutions to clients. Bespoke solutions are delivered using a wide range of commercial and open-source tools. The candidate will need to work collaboratively with our customers to scope, plan, implement and refine automation solutions specific to requirements.


Works autonomously and acts as a senior providing professional advice, leading technical areas within Quality Engineering projects using available frameworks and tools and establishing project plans with on-time and on-budget project goals.


Senior Automation Engineers will be empowered to actively contribute to the wider Automation Service assisting with research and development activities to ensure that Expleo remain at the fore-front in delivering automation to our clients.


  • Leads multiple phases of technical areas within a project and/or multiple small projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
  • Prototyping, designing, planning, implementing and maintaining automation test frameworks using commercial or open-source tools.
  • Assures the project meets quality standards by providing technical guidance in planning, designing, executing testing, and developing procedures relating to product quality.
  • Creating Automation solution design based on Best Practice and building Automation test cases based on functional test assets.
  • Applies data analysis, data modelling, and quality engineering techniques, based upon a detailed understanding of business processes, to establish and maintain data structures and associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
  • Leads the creation of test cases using own in-depth technical analysis of non-functional specifications.
  • Writes high quality scripts in a chosen tool and builds into a scenario to test defined non-functional use cases.
  • Produces clear and concise reports during the lifecycle of the automation project.
  • Accurately identifies project risks and/or benefits and reports effectively to relevant stakeholders.
  • Management and mentoring of junior automation resources and contributes to the wider automation team through the creation of reusable assets. 
  • Implements robust error handling and clear/consistent reporting functionality, investigating and reporting on hazards and potential risk events within a project or business area.
  • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements, reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
  • Working with key stakeholders to identify and design automation solutions
  • Communicating Automation Benefits to clients including detailed cost benefit analysis


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • ISTQB Advanced
  • Additional course or certification in Quality Engineering
  • Certification in NFT Tools such HP QTP, Selenium, HP LR etc.


  • Technical Skills- SQL, UNIX, Agile preferential
  • Must be proficient at writing complex code in some of the following languages: Java, C#, MS VBScript or equivalent object oriented programming language
  • Excellent Reporting and communication skills
  • Consultative mindset


  • At least 5 years’ experience of automation testing across a number of projects and technologies
  • Capable of building Automation test frameworks from scratch
  • Strong capability/experience developing/testing complex API interfaces
  • Excellent working knowledge of Automation tools and frameworks
  • Understanding/experience of CI, Dependency Management and Source Control tools.
  • Must be proficient in industry leading automation test tools (e.g. QTP/UFT, JIRA, ALM/QC, MS TM, Selenium, Coded UI, TestComplete, BDD tooling (Cucumber / jBehave)
  • Experience of working in Dev-Ops environment/teams
  • Experience working with Micro-services Architecture Ability to interact with other teams to derive information required for projects
  • Ability to highlight and escalate risks related to assigned work
  • Have a proactive, can do attitude with a proven track record of implementing automated solutions

What do I need before I apply

  • Must speak, read and write fluent Norwegian. 


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