Automation Test Analyst

Automation Test AnalystCompetitive

Madrid-SpainPosted: 30th November 2016


The Automation Test Analyst will be involved in building test cases and scripts for implementation and automated functional / regression test execution, for webservices and web applications. 

  • Understand the discipline of testing.
  • Design, build and maintain an effective testing process. 
  • Create a test infrastructure that supports a robust testing framework. 


  • To maintain a log and provide reports on quality defects.
  • To test software changes, modifications and enhancements.
  • To test new software products during different stages of Development/Project lifecycle.
  • To create and maintain product test scripts, both manual and automatic, to ensure consistent testing is carried out.
  • To assist in the creation of test plans in conjunction with development, the business and project teams.
  • Own, produce and maintain test scripts, user journeys, test cases and testing guides.
  • Support the business owner in their ability to perform User Acceptance testing.
  • To assist in the rollout of general software releases.
  • Prioritise workload against BAU and project stage resource allocation requirements.
  • To report progress and issues on projects and BAU workloads as required.
  • To work from detailed project plans.
  • To carry out such additional duties and project work as may be reasonably required. 

Performance standards

- Performance across the testing service/team.
- Define, implement and maintain testing process and standards.
- E
ffective use of testing tools.

Experience, credentials, education

  • Commercial experience in functional and non-functional testing
  • Experience in analysis and documentation of testing requirements (Business and Technical)
  • Automation testing experience
  • Experience in performance and stress testing-preferably using Load runner and/or Soap UI.
  • Trouble shooting automation related Technical Issues
  • Experience in Jenkins-the continuous integration server
  • Experience in working in Agile and Waterfall
  • Experience in Test driven development
  • Experience in Continuous integration and Continuous delivery
  • Experience in test automation execution and orchestration (Puppet, Jenkins, Selenium)
  • Programming experience, Java, PHP, .Net, SQL Scripting
  • ITIL V3 or above awareness.
  • ISEB/ISTQB certification

Unique technology and other requirements for this role

  • Experience in implementing a testing service across applications and infrastructure.
  • Creating and maintaining test scripts, manual and automated.
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) & Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).
  • Understanding business requirements, developing test cases to test the complete functionality of the application and/or infrastructure (Test cases preparation and execution).
  • Experience in Functional, Regression, Performance, xBrowser and Mobile Testing
  • Practical testing knowledge across Enhancements, Change requests, Regression, Smoke testing, Ad-hoc testing.
  • Experience in Analysing, Designing and developing requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written Spanish and English
  • Desirable but not essential German verbal language


To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to