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Junior Automation Engineer

Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland Req #2216
Monday 23 September 2019



Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of Software Quality Testing.

With supervision design, develop, and integrate tests into our automation frameworks, identify poor performing tests and implement fixes to increase reliability, log defects, and provides status reports on the progress of tasks.



  • Is a member of the automation team performing and assisting test automation and/or tool support.

  • Developing back-end automation (API, Service) and front end (Web UI) using automated tools.

  • Execute test runs from Azure or via scripts with some assistance. Reporting and ownership of issues.

  • On-going automation of manual tests and subsequent integration into automated regression test suites.

  • Collaboration with the development team in creating automated tests earlier in the SDLC.

  • Assist and provide input for business documents related to Prometric’s QC dept.

  • Provides support for the production readiness evaluation process which includes developing automated Post Deployment Testing.

  • Participates in the post implementation reviews. Makes improvement suggestions and implements lessons learned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline and typically 1 to 2 years’ experience in a software quality assurance /development environment.

  • Good understanding of QC processes and the Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC)

  • Has experience with some of the following:

  • Windows O/S, Browser compatibility, GIT, Azure, Oracle or rational DBs, SQL, UNIX/LINUX user commands/editors/shell scripts, web services, batch file scripting & testing C# based applications, selenium, Vmware, developing API and Service level tests.

  • Good oral and written communications, an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding. Fluency in English is essential




  • Formal training in SQA methods e.g. ISTQB training.

  • Is proficient in the use of some of the supported Automation Tool suites

  • With Support, can utilize some process, problem solving & prioritization techniques such as process mapping, mind maps, time management, cause & effect and root cause analysis

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland