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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-05 00:00:00


Automation QA Engineer

  • Job Description

    Overview of Citi:

    Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.


    Job Description


    Team/Function Overview

    We are looking for a skilled Automation QA who will work within the Markets Technology – Business Risk & Controls department across multiple businesses within our Institutional Clients Group


    Role / Position Overview

    This is a hands-on role developing automation tests across multiple backend and frontend components and ensuring overall quality of the platform and its integration with various internal and external systems. You will work with the other developers, business analysts and product managers as your key stakeholders to ensure we are meeting their requirements to develop and drive highly scalable product. You will also contribute to the team’s strategy around automation testing and integration best practices.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Build and maintain automation framework for the data intensive software platform with multiple integration touchpoints
    • Build, maintain and execute automation tests using functional and non-functional test tools
    • Perform regular functional, regression and performance testing of the application owning the overall quality sign-off
    • Analyse requirements, specification and decompose complex systems to generate automated acceptance, functional and end-to-end tests
    • Evaluate and perform POCs on new strategic technical products and applications within QA space


    Development Value:

    • Opportunity to build modern technology solutions utilising best in class technical tools and frameworks
    • You will gain significant knowledge of Business Risk & Controls platforms and products


    Skills & Qualifications:


    • Professional experience building automated product tests for the complex applications and platforms, ideally using Java and React stack
    • Demonstrated knowledge of testing best practices, version control practices and defect management practices
    • Knowledge of quality assurance terminology, methods, and tools
    • Commercial exposure to Behaviour Driven Development and corresponding frameworks and tools
    • Understanding of modern architecture and design patterns including Microservices and Even Driven design
    • You have worked in the past with SQL\NoSQL technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, Couchbase, Mongo DB, etc.), performing data discovery and validation
    • You have experience working with Jira, Confluence and Zephyr
    • You have high development standards, especially for code quality, integration and E2E testing and continuous test integration
    • You have an appetite for taking on challenges and leveraging new technologies
    • You have experience working in fast paced development environments 
    • You agree that verbal and written communication skills are vital



    Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.



    • Experience delivering successful projects into production that can be maintained within strict operational margins 
    • Ability to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate and have experience working in fast paced development environments
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Ability to interact with clients and deliver results, taking ideas to production


    What we Offer:


    We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.


    We’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.


    Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.


    Highlights to our core benefits include:


    • Award winning pension
    • On-site health services
    • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
    • Paid parental leave
    • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure


    Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.


    We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together. 

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