Senior Test Automation Architect

Basic function: This position will be responsible for evaluating and implementing an automation strategy, including defining test automation framework, best practices, and training. 

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Overseeing the definition, selection, and extension of test automation architecture, frameworks, coding standards, and automation testing strategies of our enterprise software platform
  • Identifying and recommending automated testing processes and tools and defining best practices
  • Defining and publishing key performance metrics for automated testing
  • Providing leadership, guidance, training, and mentoring to implement test automation across project teams
  • Participating in design and architectural reviews of proposed automation solutions across project teams
  • Providing organizational change management as it relates to testing
  • Overseeing technological execution of the recommended automation solution road map across project teams
  • Exploring innovations in test automation

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in the life sciences industry (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices)


Minimum Requirements (education and work experience):

  • BS degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of practical test automation experience
  • Proven experience designing and implementing automation testing frameworks and methodology to support Agile product development
  • Excellent knowledge of test automation, testing tools, and test processes 
  • Excellent knowledge of test concepts and methodologies
  • Ongoing knowledge of automated testing industry best practices and trends
  • Experience with software delivery project management 
  • Solid experience in understanding and practicing build management and continuous integration
  • Strong analytical problem-solving and decision-making skills 
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues
  • Intercultural skills, team spirit, and willingness to cooperate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and independently within a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to follow up on issues independently and ensure they are resolved promptly, escalating when necessary