Automation Test Lead

Hitachi Consulting UK
London (South)
From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
30 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Automation Test Lead Hitachi Consulting is the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd and is recognised as a leader in delivering proven business strategies and technology solutions. Hitachi Consulting UK (HCUK) offers the agility of a smaller firm, the stability of a larger firm and the innovation that comes from being part of the global Hitachi group. With a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, Hitachi Consulting UK works with organisations to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement solutions that provide measurable value quickly through the inspired work of great people. Opportunity This opportunity is for a proven and experienced Automation Test Lead , the role include reviewing the breadth of automation requirements for the Hitachi technology solutions within a DevOps plan in addition to working and planning automation frameworks across Hitachi projects Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for automation projects across various technologies within Hitachi and working with the Capability Lead to plan the development of the automation work stream going forward. The candidate will join an expanding team to focus on the Agile and Iterative development projects at Hitachi Consulting. The role successful candidate will be required to play hands on role in project and implement automation. Background We hire professionals, passionate about the benefits technology can bring to business. It is likely that the majority of people who meet our criteria will come from a large-scale consulting or systems integration backgrounds with a significant experience in the delivery of testing services. Successful candidates will typically have: A minimum of 8 years relevant work experience in Quality Assurance with a strong focus on test automation. Previous working experience with both commercial and open source automation tools, such as the Microsoft/HP toolkit, in addition to and other Open Source tools. Knowledge of Behavioral Driven Development tools such as SpecFlow, Cucumber and JBehave or similar An understanding of DevOp’s and Continuous Delivery tools such as Nagios, Jenkins, TeamCity, Docker or similar. Previous working experience with automation framework design and implementation. Firm knowledge of software test methodologies and approaches including Test Driven Development and Risk-Based. Strong automation scripting capabilities, a background in software development and ideally the candidate will possess programming skills. The candidate needs to have good communication skills and the ability to communication effectively within the team and with the client. Knowledge of SDLC models such as Agile and Waterfall. Previous consulting skills Travel Whilst Hitachi Consulting is respectful of our employees work / life balance candidates should be fully prepared to travel throughout the UK and internationally. Hitachi Consulting offers excellent benefits and career growth to all employees and is an equal opportunity employer. This job was originally posted as