Test Automation Engineer

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Information Technology
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Test Automation Engineer with extensive experience in IT.


Digital & Technology at Wood has an opportunity for a Test Automation Engineer to join our busy, friendly agile team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on high value software products which are delivered to prestigious organisations world-wide. With more than 20 years of experience in software development and innovation, our developers, testers and domain experts work together to deliver engineering, design and operational management solutions that address the primary threats to the safety, operation and productivity of your energy and industrial assets.

This key position will see you contributing to ongoing product enhancement with a focus on streamlining company delivery and test processes. You will analyse user requirements to produce test plans, strategies and reports, including both manual and automated test scripts. Working in a multidisciplinary agile team, you will be required to execute manual and automated tests on both internal staging and test servers as well as in customer environments and carry out performance, integration, system and user acceptance testing. You will be asked to review software requirements and provide the team with accurate and precise estimates for assigned task duration, highlight risks and foreseeable dependencies.

You will report to the Development Manager and interact with Developers, Business Analysts, Project Managers and other stakeholders.


  • Contributing to the automated acceptance test framework, maintaining it on an ongoing basis to reflect new changes and enhancements that are being made to the products on an ongoing basis
  • Managing automated acceptance tests as part of Continuous Integration and Deployment to verify the functionality and quality of the software throughout the development lifecycle
  • Ensuring that all test failures are identified and appropriate actions taken so that either issues in the software are resolved or the test suite is modified accordingly
  • At all times manage the automated test suite to ensure that it reflects the intended product functionality, seeking clarifications as required
  • Acting as the focal point for automated testing within the cross-functional agile development team, continuously testing and liaising with other team members to ensure the project is released on time, with the required quality and functionality
  • Creating and maintaining test documentation including test cases, test scripts etc.
  • Analysing defects and identifying their root cause
  • Performing application testing using appropriate test cases and providing written and verbal feedback to software developers for remedial work required
  • Accurately reporting test results into the defect tracking system and following issues through to satisfactory resolution


Skills / Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • BE/ MCA with more than 6 Years of experience.
  • Experience of testing web and desktop applications in an agile BDD environment
  • Automation tools such as Cucumber, Selenium, JUnit, Maven and Jenkins
  • Experience of JavaScript, XML and JSON
  • Manual, functional and regression testing experience
  • Creating test suites for web services and APIs
  • Reporting issues using (JIRA/DevOps) defect tracking system and strong communication skills to liaise with stakeholders
  • Cross browser testing of web applications

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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