Senior Test Automation Engineer

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium


Senior Test Automation Engineer is responsible for the test automation framework, and supports the development & execution of automated tests. Together with the Test Engineering Manager, the Senior Test Automation Engineer helps to execute the roadmap and strategy for automated testing and required infrastructure. Your overall responsibilities will be:

• Ownership of the test automation framework and tooling 
• Setting up, coaching and promoting best practices (e.g. Shift-Left approach) across Engineering Squads
• Overseeing the execution of test batches for the component & product portfolio
• Collaborating with Site Reliability Engineers for keeping the framework & tooling in optimal shape
• Supporting execution of automated Release Validation Tests (User Acceptance Testing) execution 
• Working on the continuous integration of the test scripts and driving the organization towards continuous testing
• Promoting the testing knowledge within the organization and provide guidance and assistance to enable developers to test
• Creating and maintaining test frameworks, applying architecture design
• Optimising existing frameworks and test suites performance and stability wise
• Supporting test maintenance and implementing improvements on maintenance effort


• Proven track record in software testing, minimum 7 to 8 years of experience 
• Assertive with the ability to take ownership of the job and to work autonomously
• Flexible and able to cope with an ever-changing, dynamic and exciting environment
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Open-minded, team player
• Strong analytical problem solving-skills, attention to detail, ability to think out of the box
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to identify flaws in the testing process, toolset, infrastructure and to propose and drive necessary improvements


• Masters degree (Business or IT) or equivalent through experience in a related role
• Experience (2 to 5+ years) as a Senior Test Automation Engineer, Test Automation Architect or similar
• Experience with SaaS in a B2B heavily regulated environment (telco, banking, pharma) using Kubernetes, Docker
• Experience with building/maintaining CI/CD pipelines with the tools like GitLab CI, Jenkins
• Experience with test automation solutions like Cypress or Playwright
• Deep understanding of programming patterns, especially Page Object Pattern
• Experience in programming with scripting languages like Python, JavaScript, Ansible, Bash
• Experience with Test Management Tools like Zephyr or Xray
• Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written
• Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum development process