Senior QA Automation Engineer

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Working at Arnia
Career development

Job description

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Successful candidate will be responsible for managing the following activities and providing oversight and transparency across the release process.

  • Contribute to the test automation strategy and framework.
  • Provide input into defining the appropriate test approach and strategies in collaboration with the Scrum Teams to ensure effective test preparation and execution is produced for both manual and automated testing.
  • Determine the adequate level of test coverage in collaboration with the Scrum Team.
  • Define the entry and exit criteria to the appropriate test phases and make recommendations.
  • Understand the functional and technical requirements of the various products supported to prioritise the roll out of test automation.
  • Understand requirements, design specifications and convert them into test scripts.
  • Provide the creation and execution of test scripts both manual and automated.
  • Analyse test results to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Conduct test reviews throughout the development lifecycle, to identify any artefacts that are not fit for purpose.
  • Create and maintain automation test libraries.
  • Responsible for logging and tracking defects, and will work closely with developers, project managers, and product owner to ensure quality testing is taking place in a timely manner.
  • Provide effective communication to all stakeholders to support the delivery of the product increments according to the definition of done.
  • Maintain a high degree of knowledge on current technologies, tools, and software test methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across UK, Europe and India delivery teams.
  • Adherence to all Regulatory, Security and Compliance requirements.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours:

  • Proven QA automation experience, in particular
    • experience in system-level testing using Java, Selenium, Maven, and Jenkins
    • experience in REST usage and testing (Rest Assured, Postman)
  • Strong understanding of automation frameworks and workflows, in particular
    • designing tests based on mock-ups, specifications and acceptance criteria
    • experience in version control systems (GIT)
    • experience in continuous testing in Jenkins and/or Azure DevOps
  • Basic SQL scripting skills
  • Experience with agile methodologies across multiple teams.
  • Experience in use of defect management tools, in particular Jira
  • Experience of cross browser/device, responsive and accessibility testing.
  • Experience in the financial sector preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in training onshore and offshore resources would be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate about IT and technology in plain-English and in non-technical terms to colleagues and Clients.
  • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work calmly and methodically when under pressure.

Required Skills

  • Automation of functional testing
  • Automation using Java, Selenium, Cucumber BDD, TestNG
  • Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA IDE
  • Maven, Jenkins, GitLab CI, Azure DevOps
  • API Testing REST using Rest-Assured or Postman
  • MySQL knowledge
  • Agile methodologies

Desirable Skills

  • Non-functional testing
  • Performance Testing using tools like JMeter, LoadRunner
  • Knowledge and experience of
    • Tests parallelization using Selenium Grid
    • Containers like Docker
    • Containers-orchestration system like Kubernetes
relocation package
relocation package
competitive compensation packages
competitive compensation packages
flexible working hours
flexible working hours
job rotation
job rotation
performance bonuses
performance bonuses
learning through Arnia Academy
learning through Arnia Academy
attractive projects
attractive projects
medical benefits
medical benefits
international work experience
international work experience
referral program
referral program

At Arnia, we are a diverse and passionate team of software development engineers, quality assurance engineers, business analysts, system administrators, and managers, united by our shared dedication to creating high-quality software solutions and delivering exceptional services to our valued customers and partners.

We believe in customer satisfaction as being the single most important goal we want to achieve in everything we do. But we also believe that we can reach this goal while having fun at work, making friends, and enjoying working together. We have game evenings, nights out and team building events to help us know each other better and spend quality time together. Also, we have a flat organization, with no unnecessary hierarchies and where you reach the management easily.

game evenings

nights out

team buildings

In Arnia you will meet very skilled software engineers with rich academicals background, with passion for innovation and continuous education, self-driven and oriented toward results. At the same time, they are people with high sense of humour, fun and informal, that value friendship, trust and a nice working environment.

Excellence is achieved step by step, it is a journey we always take together as a team and as a modern organization. We recognize the value of each individual, we value diversity and we support your development career – your success is our success! We take pride in helping our people to develop their career, continuously improving their skills and their technical knowledge and to fully reach their own development goals.

People are different, they are coming from various cultures and are motivated by different things:

  • The financial interests
  • The career development plan
  • The technologies and the projects
  • The work-life balance
  • The opportunities to travel abroad

relocation package

competitive compensation packages

flexible working hours

job rotation

performance bonuses

learning through Arnia Academy

attractive projects

medical benefits


international work experience

referral program

We recognize people’s diversity and we try to meet everyone’s goals.

Arnia encourages you to pursuit your own interests, projects and ideas – passion can turn small things into big things – we want to be part of your own individual success. Let us know your ideas and your personal interests and we will find a way to support you.

Not the least, we have class A offices, located in Piata Victoriei – Europa House building, next to the metro stations and to other transportation means. It is very easy to get to work and you will enjoy the quality and the lifestyle of our offices.

And if you like all these, why don’t you join us?


Whatever role you choose to pursue in our organization, as long as it aligns with our company goals and values, we will support you all the way. We provide for each employee:

  • A clear development plan for your career
  • Mentoring support, to help you grow in our organization
  • Customized trainings and courses
  • Periodical 1:1 meeting with your direct manager and upper management
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Constant feedback and career development support

I joined the Arnia team in 2011 on the XpressEngine project (PHP based CMS, most popular in South-East Asia) and now I’m leading the team that develops our own CMS, Karybu. Also, our PHP team is involved in a lot more projects on different technologies ranging from Magento to WordPress and from Zend Framework to Symfony2. Dan D., PHP Tech Lead @ Arnia


Also, you will have the chance to mentor other people, to contribute to their growth and to help them with their career development. As a family, we support each other to achieve our best potential and to contribute better to the organization success.

In Arnia we need more than just excellent software engineers – we need highly skilled technical leaders, business analysts, and managers. And they are usually found within our own organization – they are people who showed great skills as individual contributors and choose to follow a leading role. Growing as a leader requires the development of specific skills, such as: people management, social awareness, self-awareness and leadership vision. If you are up to the challenge, we will support you and we will provide the best opportunities to show your talent and dedication.

And if you choose to be a full-time individual contributor, you will get the chance to develop your engineering skills, enrich your technical knowledge and promote to senior levels – it’s up to you and us to find together the best path for your career.

Recruitment process