Student Universe - Test Automation Engineer
FCM Travel
Auckland, NZ
6d ago

About StudentUniverse

StudentUniverse, is a Boston-based travel tech company that operates the world's largest student and youth online travel marketplace.

We are looking for a Test Automation Engineer to join our small, but passionate team that is responsible for building and maintaining applications that enable hundreds of thousands of students to travel the world.

StudentUniverse’s parent company, Flight Centre Travel Group is based in Brisbane, Australia and is one of the world’s largest travel agency groups with company owned operations in 23 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries.

Our product & vision

StudentUniverse was born out of the desire to empower students and youth to travel more by accessing uniquely priced airfares, without the hassle of physical ID cards.

We are believers in travel experiences; that they can teach students things they cannot learn in the classroom. Travel better prepares young people to influence the world.

We empower students and youth to travel more. We need your help to get us there!

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a talented Test Automation Engineer to join our data-driven Engineering team. You must be an optimistic problem solver and enjoy collaborating with teammates to design, build and iterate on testing software to meet clearly defined company objectives and solve real customer problems.

You’ll need to feel at home in the fast-paced world of travel tech, be comfortable in communicating in an unambiguous way and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and diving into problems.

Sound like a good fit for you?

What’s in it for you :

  • You get to work in a dynamic environment full of super passionate and talented people where capabilities are enabled quickly at scale across the globe for travellers.
  • You will grow and further develop your competencies working in a team-oriented results-driven environment where learning and collaboration is celebrated.
  • We value and encourage autonomy for everyone, allowing you to make your own decisions and learn from the data. The success of the team is dependent upon the success of the individual.
  • Your responsibilities :

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining a test automation framework using but not limited to : Selenium, Selenium Webdriver, Appium and Jmeter
  • Collaborating with engineering team to develop and implement appropriate unit and functional tests
  • Collaborating with the DevOps team to prioritize, write and implement manual and automated tests
  • Developing comprehensive data validation queries using SQL
  • Researching new and emerging trends in testing technologies and practices
  • Must have skills :

  • Possess core automation skills and an understanding of frameworks and tools for web application and API testing
  • 2+ years of automation testing experience using Selenium Webdriver and Postman
  • Experience using debugging tools, analyzing stack traces, code, log files and other artifacts A bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or another related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Fun, curious, and team player

    Location Remote, Canada

    Benefits Include :

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel perks / discounts.
  • Health & Wellness Programs and Employee Financial Wellness Services
  • Generous paid-time off policy
  • National / International Award Nights and Conferences
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Benefits including vision, medical, and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP with matching
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation and Brighter Futures program supporting nominated charities through Workplace Giving, Volunteering and Fundraising.
  • Employee giving program Annual Charity Trip Office Environmental Program 1 Volunteer Day per Calendar Year


    Location Toronto, Canada

    As a travel company, we embrace being global and would love to hear from anyone who wants to work from any one of our offices in Boston, Waltham, Toronto, or London.

    Please advise your leader prior to applying

  • Travel is booming once again, and our roles are being filled quicker than a nonstop from London to New York. We thank all candidates for their interest;
  • however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

    Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees. We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.

    Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.

    If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at

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