Lead Test Automation Engineer (SDET) at EPAM Systems Ltd, London, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Aug 05, 2022
Duration not stated

Contract Description

We are looking for a meticulous Lead Test Automation Engineer (SDET) to contribute to and review the creation of designs for the production software scale. The Lead Test Automation Engineer responsibilities include both software development and testing tasks and focus on the testability, robustness, and performance of production software.


  • Advising development teams on test automation best practices representing the shift-left testing principles
  • Understanding the flow of code and how it interacts with different components
  • Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to create and execute test cases
  • Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on multiple application platforms, such as Mobile, Desktop, and Web, and building test scenarios and acceptance tests
  • Investigating customer problems referred to you by the technical support team, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports
  • Handling technical communications and understanding the customers\' systems
  • Working with deployments teams, resolving level issues for systems, coordinating on product design, and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and product designs
  • Noting all testing actions you have performed in daily and weekly reports
  • Analyzing and disintegrating software systems and coordinating with other teams to enhance the overall design
  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes
  • Managing the final quality on production release


  • B2 or above level of English
  • Excellent designing and programming skills in Python
  • Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools eg PyTest, Robot, Selenium
  • Good skills with CI/CD pipeline toolsets such as ADO, TeamCity, Jenkins, Docker
  • Good understanding of Risk Based Testing approach
  • Practical knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of programming languages and process management methodology (especially Agile and SCRUM)
  • Exposure to Behaviour Driven Development and experience in programming and testing
  • The ability to recognize risks and errors in an application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills