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Senior Test Automation Engineer

London 164


Technology & Development

Job Description:

As a Test Automation Engineer, you will be a part of a team with a mission to build, innovate and maintain technology for distribution of King games & content. You define testing strategies to ensure the product being released is up to industry and company standards. You develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness You also evaluate the team throughout the life of the project to identify areas where improvement can be made. You are detail oriented, organised and process oriented but since this is a highly dynamic team you’re also flexible enough to see when a process isn’t working and adapt to make sure the team is able to perform at its peak.

Your role within our Kingdom:

  • Design, Build and Innovate a detailed automation framework and methodology for testing end2end, from frontend to backend, including mobile clients.

  • Bringing value by allowing others to easily create robust automation tests, multiplying their efforts across the team

  • Develop and maintain robust, scalable, reusable, data driven automated test scripts across test and production applications.

  • Maintain and update an automation framework with a centralised test case repository in CI.

  • Analyse performances and identify bottlenecks of web- frontend and the backend services

  • Implement test process & execution and definition of work processes.

  • Improve workflows and create scripts and tools for automation

  • Evaluate and utilise the latest concepts, tools, and technologies.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation covering your areas.

  • Lead feature development and coach fellow teammates.

Skills to create thrills

  • Experience using React OR Node.js.

  • Experience with one of the automation test tools: Cypress, JEST or Puppeteer

  • Experience in end- to- end test automation for Backend, UI and Mobile Applications

  • Experience with CI/CD build tools like Jenkins, Gradle and other similar

  • Experience with Cloud platform and technologies like Azure or Google

  • Experience in Java, JavaScript, Python, and Databases

  • Experience with developer tools like JIRA, IntelliJ, GIT and Maven

  • Experience in improving test workflows via automation (Github and Slack integrations, notifications and alerts)

  • Unit test experience with Java services and mobile applications

  • Collaborating with the team’s developers and with other king teams spread across the world.

  • An ambitious, creative, confident, self- motivated team player.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience developing and maintaining automation on Azure & GCP.

  • Experiences in tools to analyze site performances or benchmarking the backend APIs, and automating it.

  • Experience with testing localization 

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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