REF # 1810216


Location: Cape Town

Automation Scripter (EE)

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The expertise of an Automation Scripter (EE) is sought by an innovative investment solutions company to join its internal IT team to help advance technical solution design and implementation. You will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the companies test automation framework and to provide support to all IT Development teams. The Automation Scripter will provide for sufficient automation coverage that will guarantee comprehensive regression testing and quality.



Create and run automation scripts.

Collaborate the Lead Testers / Test Analysts to ensure enough automated regression testing coverage.

Investigate defects and log defects (where required).

Responsible for distributing Automation reports or regular basis.

Keeping libraries and services up to date.

Mapping of controls and adding it to application code.

Support IT Development teams to deliver on their sprint testing goals.

Joint responsibility with Test Analysts of maintaining automation datasheets.

Serve as the test automation subject matter expert.

Optimize automation scripts to ensure maintainable code.

Ensure stability of the automation framework and environment.

Recommend and initiate enhancements to the current automation framework to ensure relevance.

Provide input to the automation strategy to ensure increasing value-add within the functional testing process.



Relevant IT qualification.

3+ years’ experience in automation scripting and automation tools.

3+ years functional testing experience.

Knowledge and experience in Selenium and TestStack.White UI automation framework.

Experience in back-end development, using C#, ASP.NET.

Experience in front-end development, using HTML5, WPF or any other popular JavaScript libraries.


Knowledge and experience of the following processes and methodologies:

SDLC and Testing Life Cycle

Scrum Methodology


Prior experience in the financial services industry would be preferred.



Honesty, integrity and respect.

Positive, enthusiastic attitude.

Professional work standards.

Ability to motivate self and others.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Degree, Diploma, Permanent

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