Automation Test Lead – Java

Automation Test Lead – Java

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need:

• Business Group: GWMS – Run The Bank is seeking an experienced Automation Test Lead for the Stability Project (ensuring application systems are stable). The project has been ongoing for a year and a half, and is still ongoing.
• The Test Lead will focus on developing and implementing quality assurance policies, developing and conducting tests, identifying production, process, systems or product issues, and presenting solutions with the goal improving testing quality, and delivery of products to our GWMS users. The incumbent has to maintain the bank’s testing standards.

Typical Day in the Role:

• Responsible for the ongoing set up, development and support of the technical testing software/hardware framework to enable testing and automation across current and future technical testing areas; functional UI, services
• Write test scripts as per system specifications and business requirements
• Design/architect automation framework
• Maintain and/or update architecture as required
• Setup test automation tools
• Write automation test scripts
• Execute test scripts using bank approved testing tools
• Report and document technical issues
• Provide reports and feedback to management on issues found while testing
• Ensure GWMS labs’ computers and tools are functioning as per requirements
• Ensure test accounts are kept safely and can be used without interruption in the two GWMS labs
• Manage lab equipment as instructed by management
• Ensure daily automation tests run, and results are collected and communicated to interested teams and individuals
• Implement the bank’s quality assurance policies and procedures
• Document quality assurance activities and create audit reports where required
• Make recommendations for improving the systems and apps testing
• Create training manuals and operating manuals
• Document test results and disseminate the information to responsible parties
• Experienced working with a broad range of software applications, hardware and networks
• Strong programming knowledge, Java and JavaScript required
• Excellent understanding of business, and business requirements
• Ability to think abstractly and see how small details fit into a bigger picture, deconstruct and construct again
• Have a creative mindset and show ability to approach a problem creatively
• Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
• Team and inter-teams’ player
• Excellent multitasking skills. Ability to work in a fast-changing environment and deliver high quality results
• Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weakness of a given system or application
• Patience, calm, focus and persistence in resolving an issue
• Review and analyze system and application specifications

Must Have Skills/Requirements:

• Test Lead – (lead project start to end, team of at least 3 members) – 5+ years of hands on experience
• Automation testing (Write test automation frameworks, write test scripts as per system specifications and business requirements,
• Java (Writing Java Code using WebDriver) – 5+ years of hands on experience
• (Selenium Grid*, Jenkins*, Eclipse*, Maven*, scripting, debugging code) – 3+ with each
• Bitbucket -1 +
• Provide architectural solutions – 3+
• Automation Testing Major browser (edge, explorer, Firefox, Chrome) – 6+

Nice to Have Skills:

• Write manual test plans
• FI/Banking (Wealth Exposure*)
• Related Designation or Certification (Manager will be verifying this)

Soft Skills:

• Needs to have exceptional communication (written & verbal), analytical and professional skills – will be presenting to high stakeholders VP level and above
• Positive, energetic,
• Hit the ground running, multitasking, work under pressure, highly adaptable
• Have strong social and negotiating skills
• The candidate must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, excellent communication and high stamina levels: expertise in leading teams technically and working with diverse teams and individuals while maintaining a positive and inspirational attitude (QA team members, other teams, users, clients, third party suppliers).


• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Job Details



6 Months



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