Test Automation Software Engineer


The role
We are looking for highly skilled software engineers in test automation that on top of that are passionate about sharing our culture and values that we believe in.
You will be part of a cross-functional agile team (typically 6-10 people) working together to build micro-services for the Kindred Group platform. Each team's purpose is to create the best customer experience, continuously improving their products while keeping up with the latest technologies. We work in an Agile way with open communication, trust and compassion. Always striving to improve ourselves, to learn from others and we understand that knowledge is grown by sharing.



We use
✅ Selenium, Appium, TestNG, Cucumber, Cypress
✅ Java, Spring, Spring Boot, JMS, Hibernate, JSON
✅ Relational Databases e.g. Oracle
✅ Git, Maven, Docker, Kubernetes
✅ Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
✅ Best development practices
✅ Agile and lean values



What you will do
✅ “You Design it, You Build It, You Test It, You Run It, You Tweak It” this is our ethos and you will be expected to take part in the full software life cycle to ensure reliability and uptime of the production environment
✅ You will participate in design discussions with your colleagues to find great solutions to complex engineering challenges
✅ You will discuss with architects on upcoming projects and propose solutions as needed



How will success be measured in this role
✅ Fulfilment of OKRs
✅ Regular performance reviews with your line manager
✅ Acting in line with Kindred Group values; https://www.kindredgroup.com/about/purpose--values/ 
✅ Successful completion of all relevant training and other compliance activities that support Kindred's sustainable and responsible growth



Your experience
✅ As an experienced test automation engineer, you can drive technical solutions from design to production
✅ Created test automation for scalable software in a distributed architecture
✅ You think about what is good for the products in the long term when you make design decisions
✅ Have helped set the technical expectations on the whole team by both producing and setting high expectations on the team delivery
✅ Mentored and onboard new team members
✅ Have been a role model in behaviour (communication, collaboration – within and across teams) with a positive mindset
✅ Proactive in communication towards all stakeholders including team
✅ Experienced at solving challenging problems in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
✅ Passionate and experienced with backend testing but are not hesitant to explore frontend testing as well




What do we offer?

⚡ A great team with passionate developers
🌍 Mix of Spanish and Swedish culture in an English speaking environment
🌆 Awesome location at Spaces Rio in central Madrid
🛫 Twenty five days paid vacation plus days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve
💼Occasional travel - post covid! - to other Kindred Group offices including London and Stockholm
☕ Meet-ups, training opportunities and conferences
🏄‍♂️ Paid relocation expenses
🚲 Wellbeing allowance
💱 Pension contributions
🏡 Work from home days each week



Application process
Click on the "Apply Now" button and complete the short web form. Please add a covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon.
Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, age, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework.


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