Senior Automation Engineer
Datacom
Christchurch, New Zealand
2d ago

Our Purpose

Here at Datacom we connect people and technology in order to solve challenges, create opportunities and discover new possibilities for the communities we live in.

Our Team

You’ll work with a team of passionate, innovative and dedicated people that focuses on getting the job done whilst delivering the latest solutions to our clients.

We are a very fast-paced team who are driven to deliver awesome technology! As one of New Zealand’s biggest software leaders we have a great mix of senior through to junior levels, so there’s heaps of people to learn from and you can take your career on any path you choose!

About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic solution provider with a huge range of clients and high-level in-house expertise.

We adhere to agile principles and deliver using modern technologies, the latest development tools and practices, and always put customer value first.

Your talent is critical to help us build out test automation frameworks and drive modern automation thinking and practice in our enterprise level clients.

You may be a member of a senior automation team, or you may be leading the team depending on the engagement. You will have junior team members to mentor and guide as work is planned and delivered.

We place our trust in you to build on our industry-leading frameworks in the API, UI and Mobile space. In order to create optimal test automation suites, you will also bring a history of great testing practices and truly understand how automation fits into the wider QA strategy.

Great! What skills do I need?

To earn a place on our team you must be able to implement, improve and augment test automation frameworks in Java, C# or Selenium.

You must be creative in your approaches and be able to implement solutions that require the use of multiple tools and technologies.

For leadership assignments, you must demonstrate strong leadership experience, having been successful in a similar role before.

For all roles, you must have strong test automation experience spanning several years across a variety of tools and platforms.

We will ask you to show us your :

  • Proven knowledge of the proper automation approach across the software testing levels and with various software development lifecycles such as Agile and DevOps
  • Ability to analyse a project, determine the optimal tool set, implement a proof-of-concept and present the results
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business-focused environment
  • Knowledge of good software development practices and current methodologies and tools such as BDD with Gherkin
  • Ability to contribute to developing test automation skills and knowledge within the wider team
  • Dedication to improvement via training, certifications or self-study
  • What you'll bring

    You are someone who is self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. You are technically skilled and genuinely interested in technology as a creative pursuit and not just a job.

    You can demonstrate the ability to learn, pivot and be open to new ideas. A client-focused attitude is a must, along with demonstrated ability to lead and work within a team.

    Why Datacom?

    We have over 6,200 people across our global offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.2 billion, this makes us one of Australasia’s largest professional IT services companies.

    We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations in a long list of significant clients.

    Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

    If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for- don’t delay, Apply Now!

    Please note, due to Covid restrictions on immigration, this role is only open to people who are already residing in New Zealand.

    Requirements

    Datacom is committed to the health and safety of its people and the wider community. Based on our site access requirements for this role, and / or potential customer site and customer’s vaccination requirements which are constantly developing, the successful applicant will need to be able produce evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or a valid exemption.

    Datacom will consider whether any accommodations can be made for candidates who are partially vaccinated (with remaining vaccine doses booked), or who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and hold a valid exemption.

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