Lead Automation Engineer

Symphony Talent·Belfast



The job you’ll be doing at Symphony Talent

This Lead Automation Engineer will have an opportunity to work with seasoned architects, designers, developers and individuals from our creative team while also helping establish and grow a long term QA function.  Symphony Talent offers market-competitive rewards and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment.

What We’re Looking for

We’re looking for an experienced, highly technical Engineer who can roll-up their sleeves and get into the details while helping to steer the overall direction of the QA function.  You will troubleshoot complex database, server, and application issues on a daily basis.   You have experience working in a fast paced, cutting edge, high technology environment. You know how to apply the appropriate test methods based on business needs, complexity, and project deadlines.

  • Break  down complex projects into small, manageable chunks that can be delivered  on time.
  • Support  a portfolio of projects.
  • Work with fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
  • Provide functional and technical expertise to bug fixing.
  • Act as an expert in quality engineering.
  • Manage test plans and test methodology.
  • Participate in continuous improvement of process and procedures.
  • Provide testing status to the team including metrics for software readiness.
  • Participate in daily standups to stay aligned with development team goals.
  • Participate  in executing automation scripts.
  • Support  the Software QA organisation and continuous Integration activities.


Essential Criteria

  • Third Level certification/Degree ideally in computer science or related discipline
  • Through your experience demonstrate the ability in White Box testing
  • Minimum 3 years experience  with Windows Performance Monitoring
  • Experience writing and implementing Test Plans, Test Suites, and Test Cases
  • Experience with development tools such as Visual Studio and Selenium
  • Experience working in Agile team environment
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

Desired Criteria

  • Ability to manage IIS Windows Environment
    Ability to troubleshoot using windows logs
  • Ability to perform SQL CRUD

As with most businesses, we’ve adapted during the pandemic to keep our team safe. Today we’re working remotely but who knows what tomorrow will bring! Most likely we’ll see a blended approach where there will be a mix of home and office working – the buzz of being together and being based in the Cathedral Quarter makes this a perfect combination!

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