senior automation test engineer - 6 month contract in Christchurch

alan diepraam, randstad
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NZ$ 80.00 - NZ$ 100.00 per hour

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christchurch, canterbury
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NZ$ 80.00 - NZ$ 100.00 per hour
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We seek a skilled and experienced Senior Automation Test Engineer to join our client's in-house development team, in Christchurch. This well paid contract position is available for 6 months, due to the incumbent taking a career break.

The role involves supporting the current scrum team and assisting with their testing, plus helping to build a new test automation framework. Most of the software testing is manual currently. You will need to be comfortable with some manual testing plus enjoy setting up automation for the future.

The skills and experience you will bring to the party include:

  • JavaScript or Typescript development
  • Able to write Cucumber/Specflow
  • Use browser automation such as Selenium/WebDriver (Nightwatch.js).
  • Strong knowledge of integration with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Several years of experience in writing automation frameworks using Selenium
  • Have a focus on quality, using PageObject/Component model)
  • Experience with Uplifting and Coaching of colleagues to encourage shifting left
  • Enjoy embedding a test first culture.
  • Willingness and aptitude to initially assist with manual testing while a new test automation framework is built for our client's webapps
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Insurance or Financial industry experience helpful

This is a great opportunity for an experienced senior Test Automation Engineer to join a cool propject for a 6-month contract position, based in a lifestyle location. If you are available for an immediate start, APPLY NOW!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


JavaScript, Typescript, Cucumber, Specflow, Selenium, WebDriver,Nightwatch.js, CI/CD pipelines,

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree