Graduate/Junior Test Automation Engineer (Selenium)

Graduate/Junior Test Automation Engineer (Selenium)

Expleo | johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 20 days ago

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We are looking for a Graduate/Junior Test Automation Engineer with 1-3 years' experience in Selenium and Core Java to join our dynamic team in Johannesburg .

Works on quality engineering projects using available frameworks and tools and establishing plans for projects with on-time and on-budget project goals. Primary role in Quality Engineering in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and system integration, and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies.


  • Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple small projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
  • Takes responsibility for a certain area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
  • Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.
  • Applies data analysis and data modelling techniques to modify or maintain a data structure and its associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
  • Creates and executes basic non-functional test scripts following a given set of guidelines and sets up test environments, data and monitors.
  • Designs, codes, tests and documents simple programs or scripts and assists in the implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered system.
  • Co-ordinates the information gathering and reporting process, conducting research to define problems and preparing responses to anticipated questions.
  • Accurately identifies project risks and reports effectively to relevant stakeholders.
  • Manages issues, risks, actions, dependencies, and defects to the success of the project.
  • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.
  • Can report on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
  • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
  • Maintains the status of project and provides guidance to the work of junior team members, works across teams to achieve group goals.
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • ISTQB Foundation
  • Desirable:

  • Additional course or certification in Quality Engineering
  • Certification in tools like Selenium, Rest API, etc.
  • Skills

  • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
  • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
  • Good problem solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
  • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
  • Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective.
  • Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • Experience


  • 1-3 years Experience in designing and developing automated test scripts for Web UI & Rest APIs
  • Expert in Selenium (Non-negotiable), Serenity (Advantageous), Karate Framework (Advantageous); Postman,
  • Expert in Java, and Java-script
  • 1-3 years Experience in frameworks with functions which enable re-usability
  • 1-3 years Experience in building a stable and easily maintainable set of automated test scripts
  • 1-3 years Experience in JavaScript based injection, design, execute and analyse; and debugging the logs based on the analysis
  • Knowledge or experience to configure Jenkins, GIT, Bitbucket (any other repositories)
  • Management:

  • Good people skills, with experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
  • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.
  • Good self management.
  • Can set and work to quantified goals and standards.
  • Delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.
  • Must be flexible, independent and self motivated
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