Test Automation Engineer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2019-11298]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

Are you looking for a company which invests in your professional but also personal development? Check our vacancy for the role of Test Automation Engineer and don’t hesitate to apply!

For one of our clients in the high tech sector, we are looking for Test Automation Engineers. You will be part of System Test Integration team, which is responsible for the integration of project deliverables from (approx. 20) development teams into a software package (release/patch) and testing the package at system level before software is released to  customers for beta test. The team consists of a team lead, test architects, test engineers, test automation engineers and integration engineers.


  • Design, develop and execute automated testing for assigned project release to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time and to specification.
  • Define tooling for automating a set of testcases considering the impact of a deliverable on current environment and effort required to implement.
  • Align with team test architects and external Application Engineers, Architects and Developers in terms of test approach and specifications for the automated testing.
  • Maintain a customer’s point-of-view on the test deliverables and test from system perspective.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in areas of test automation and automation frameworks.
  • Closely cooperate with the team on testing the product end-to-end.
  • Investigate failures, perform root cause analysis, and utilize the internal defect tracking tool to create detailed, high quality defect reports.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or comparable
  • Experience in setting up test automation frameworks
  • Highly experienced in: Python (v2.7) and Java (v8)
  • Experienced in: Maven or other dependency management tools, concepts of a HTTP REST interface, Java Spring Framework, object orientated programming, software design patterns, Unix and Windows terminal, GIT, Transfer protocols and Unit testing stubbing mocking.
  • Familiar with XML and JSON
  • Familiar with networking concepts and protocols
  • Fluent in English

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