Automation Test Engineer (Plimmerton, NZ)

Parking Sense

Kind of person we are looking for

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Automation Test Engineer who can think on their feet, who thrives in an ambiguous environment and enjoys a challenge. You will be working on our existing platform. You will spend most of your building out our automated testing framework.

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working closely with a great development team to deliver value on a global scale.

You will be accountable for the all automated testing of our platform, being part of the team and helping to facilitate open productive discussions on how to get the best solutions, identifying and resolving issues raised along the way.

We offer

  • Plimmerton based, avoid the usual traffic chaos.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Great team environment and a chance to make your mark on the world.

People skills

  • Someone who is passionate about software quality assurance and building innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to collaborate with a wide variety of people.

Purpose of the Role:

  • Responsible for the quality assurance of the Parking Sense platform.
  • Responsible for the test design, development, implementation and support of the Parking Sense Platform.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance:

  • Execute the day-to-day testing of our API, web and mobile applications
  • Participate in reviews for all developed work
  • Work with the CTO and the wider development team to improve our development standards
  • Collaboration with the wider development team to design and test new features and functionality
  • Documentation of all issues; including clear replication steps
  • Create and/or contribute to technical design documentation
  • Work independently when required

Essential Requirements:

  • ISTQB certification; minimum of Foundation
  • At least five years of testing experience
  • Strong documentation and verbal communication skills required
  • Extensive experience in web application and mobile app testing
  • Experience with Web Service and API testing tools.
  • Previously built an automated testing solution using common frameworks; Mocha, Selenium
  • Extensive experience in developing and coding test scripts
  • Experience testing SaaS-based applications; AWS or Azure
  • Experience working in an Agile environment using Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment processes.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering a high quality of work
  • A commitment to doing business in a manner consistent with our values
  • A commitment to continuous improvement

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Javascript, AWS, and Node


  • Any ad hoc tasks as required
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