Test Automation Lead Engineer

    Secure Land Communications (SLC), an Airbus business unit, offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions to gather, process and deploy intelligence. Its portfolio is tailored to the needs of Public Safety, Defence and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI). It includes infrastructures, devices, applications and services based on Tetra, Tetrapol and Broadband technologies (either single, hybrid or multi-technology solutions). As the European leader and a key international player, SLC has customers in more than 80 countries and employs around 1,150 people in 17 countries. In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 320 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä.

    The telecommunications business of Airbus in Finland is looking for a Test Automation Lead Engineer to join our Integration and Verification team in Helsinki.


    As a Test Automation Lead Engineer you are responsible for developing and deploying test automation for supporting the verification of our new products under development and the entire telecommunication system designed for public safety and security.

    The Test Automation Lead Engineer is acting as Technical Leader in a team consisting of Test Automation Engineers who are in charge with Test Automation development, deployment and improvement. You will develop, design, plan & steer Test Automation solutions, tools and improvements.

    The position requires an active and motivated attitude to drive things forward, to guide and work as a part of a team of specialists whose mission is to automate test scenarios helping to identify problems in developed software for mission and business critical telecommunication systems. 
    You will work closely with Software Designers, System Architects and other project team members in an agile way to improve the quality and maturity of our systems and products.
    The tasks you perform as a part of the team are challenging and varying - you may work with enthusiastic people from all over the world and be involved in different stages of test automation development and deployment.


    - Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
    - At least 5 years’ of experience in the fields of software development/testing/test automation
    - Self-guided and driver attitude, willingness to develop state of the art products helping to rescue life
    - Motivated team player who aims for organizational and own development
    - Analytical skills to develop testing tools and test automation in rather complex telecommunication environments
    - Fluent spoken and written English skills
    - Planning and negotiating, steering and guidance, follow up
    - Competence development and transfer, coaching, fast learning
    - CI practices & related tools e.g. Jenkins
    - Robot Framework
    - Python, bash / powershell
    - Basic IP network understanding
    - Git version control

    We appreciate if you have experience of: 
    - Jira, Xray, Confluence
    - C/C++ / Java / or other programming languages
    - Basic TETRA understanding


    To succeed in this role you need to be result oriented and collaborative. You show interest of creating high quality products. You are motivated to learn new things, expand your knowledge and coach others on areas you know well. 

    The position is permanent and will start as agreed.


    The position requires basic security clearance approval from Finnish authorities.


    What we offer

    We offer you the benefits of a large company as well as many opportunities for personal development. Our employees have a tailored development plan to support their professional growth. We also have a wide range of remote training modules to ensure learning. In addition, we offer you e.g. comprehensive occupational healthcare, lunch and flex benefit and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.


    To apply please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectation via the link below by May 31st 2022.


    For further information, please contact Ossi Paldanius (hiring manager), +358 10 4080363.  


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