Test Automation Manager

    We are now looking for a Test Automation Manager to join our Integration and Verification team in Helsinki.

     

     

    Main role and responsibilities

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

    The Test Automation Manager is acting as Team Leader for a group of people (<10 persons) consisting of Test Automation Engineers (seniors, juniors, trainees) who are in charge with Test Automation development, deployment and improvement. You will roadmap, design, plan and report the activities the team is responsible for. You are accountable for the work done by your team members, responsible to lead, guide, coach and develop your team, perform related line management activities and act as superior with an autonomous role inside your function.

    The position requires an active and motivated attitude to drive things forward, to lead 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 development managers, designers, system architects, verification managers and specialists and other project and line organizational team members in agile way.

    The tasks you perform as part of the team are challenging and varying - you will work with enthusiastic people from all over the world and be involved in different stages of test automation development and deployment.

     

    What we expect of you

    • Master or Bachelor degree in Engineering or similar field
    • At least 5 years’ experience in the fields of software development/ testing/test automation and 3 years’ experience in team lead/management
    • Self-guided and driven attitude
    • Analytical skills to develop testing tools and test automation in rather complex telecommunication environments
    • Fluent spoken and written English skills
    • Systematic planning, execution and reporting skills
    • Competence development and transfer, coaching
    • Continues Integration (CI)
    • Robot Framework
    • Python scripting, bash, C(++)

    In addition we appreciate if you have:

    • Jira, Xray, Confluence experience
    • Basic IP network understanding
    • IP networking for telecom
    • Basic TETRA understanding

     

    As a central aspect of this job is leading Test Automation professionals, we are looking for a candidate who is interested in developing their management competence. In this role, you get to coach, steer and guide your team and therefore the role requires planning and negotiating skills. In addition, to succeed in this role you need to be result oriented, collaborative and show interest in creating high quality products. Additionally, you are motivated to learn new things, expand your knowledge to be able to develop state of art products helping to rescue lives.