Lead Automation Developer

We are looking for a Lead Automation Developer to join our global QA automation team and work across a number of significant global products.

London, UK

Altus Group

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2300 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don&rsquo;t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work in depth on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach and high profile design.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.altusgroup.com

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><strong>Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!</strong></p> <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p dir="DEFAULT">Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our business reflects decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyse, gain market insight and recognise value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.</p> <p dir="DEFAULT">We are at the centre of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle.</p> <p dir="DEFAULT"><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p dir="DEFAULT">We are looking for a Lead Automation Developer to join our global QA automation team and work across a number of significant global products. We need a Lead with hands-on C# and Selenium Webdriver experience; someone who is a people leader with end-to-end project work experience building and testing UI frameworks and API Web Services. This is an opportunity for a Lead Automation Developer with experience determining when and how testing needs to occur; organizing testing; and converting manual to automation. It&rsquo;s a chance to share knowledge, introduce best practices, and lead the work of a team located in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and India. We want a champion of Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) and a forward thinker who can liaise with all sides of the business to get the best results.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="DEFAULT"><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Influence.</strong> You want to join a rapidly scaling PropTech leader where you can influence and drive the Automation testing of multiple global products. You want to have your opinion valued and have a say in the tools and in the processes.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Knowledge and growth.</strong> We are passionate about technology and as the industry leaders in Prop Tech, we know the future is in Automation and the cloud. As we grow, you will have an opportunity to build out an Automation Test team and to work on additional products.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Exposure.</strong> This is an opportunity to be part of rolling out a unique platform and many products that will support and positively impact users in PropTech around the world.</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p dir="LTR"><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our Lead Automation Developer will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p dir="LTR">Provide supervision, guidance and day to day oversight to the offshore and onshore QA Automation team.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Automate Functional UI and API tests.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Performance, Scalability and Load tests.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Manage the nightly automated test build on Jenkins.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Coordinate the automation tasks in Jira within the team, including code management using Git.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Work with other members of the QA Team to develop automation across all areas of the system including financial reports, database, UI and Excel integration.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Provide support, guidance and training in automation.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Establish best practices for automation, maintain high code quality and drive processes to enable smooth and efficient automation.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Actively participate in team meetings; set and meet sprint deliverables.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Work alongside the development team and product management team to obtain clarification on requirements and functionality and resolve all issues as efficiently as possible.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">Conduct research, suggest solutions, and generally do whatever it takes.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <p dir="LTR"><strong>How do we know that you are the new Lead Automation Developer, you have:</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p dir="LTR">The education. You have a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Computer Science.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">The experience. You have expertise in SQL, .NET, C# or Java and building software automation using Selenium WebDriver. You have worked on designing and implementing automation frameworks from end-to-end on multiple complex projects. You have experience testing web services and applications with Gherkin format; creating and testing API frameworks; and testing Front End with NJOY. You have deep knowledge of cloud technology.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">The innovation. You think creatively in testing commercial grade software. You have exposure to multiple products and tools and you enjoy researching new methods. You have a range of experience implementing and maintaining an automation testing framework and you are able to offer guidance and advice based on deep knowledge of automation testing techniques and tools.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">The leadership. You have been leading a team of automation testers. You are results-driven, with initiative and highly capable of meeting deadlines. You can motivate and support the work of local and offshore teams. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. Experience leading remote teams is an asset.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR">The communication. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You can build positive relationships with stakeholders, end users and members of a project team.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">&nbsp;<strong>Altus is:</strong></p> <ul> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Fast. </strong>We are responsive and fast, developing new solutions and features that meet the demands of our users. With the solid financial stability of our bigger parent-group, we can offer the best of both worlds - cool tech, great benefits, challenges and rewards.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>First.</strong> We continuously innovate to stay ahead of our competitors. We set the standard for the CRE industry.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Fun. </strong>From social Fridays to summer sailing; from holiday parties to mid-winter hackathons, we know how to take a step back and relax with co-workers.</p> </li> <li> <p dir="LTR"><strong>Future-focused. </strong>As an organization, we are focused on growing our reach and our product offering. For anyone joining us, this means the chance to work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients and grow your own career moving up to the next level, choosing to specialize or exploring different product teams.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="DEFAULT">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/altus-group/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><u>LinkedIn</u></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="DEFAULT"><em>Come realize your potential at Altus Group!</em></p> <p>Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs.</p>