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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Test Automation Engineer

  • Position Description:

    Break our best to make it better and put yourself at the centre of a digital revolution. At CGI, our Test Automation Engineers are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact.

    Our successful Digital Solutions Centre is continuing to expand and we're looking for more talented individuals in to help us meet growing demand from our clients. We have clients across multiple industries in both the private and public sectors and our work varies from rapid prototyping to multi-year digital transformation projects.

    CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the ‘World’s Best Employers’ by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching), which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent, winning ‘Best Tech Employer’ at the 2022 Women in Tech Employer Awards, inspiring more women to pursue careers in our sector. As well as our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.

    All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (SC) level.

    Your future duties and responsibilities:

    This role sits in our Digital Solutions Centre and gives you the opportunity to work on projects across all sectors of our business with clients in both the Public and Private Sector. You’ll be working on interesting projects which have a direct positive impact on UK citizens’ lives.

    We're offering the best of both worlds – an agile-by-default, technology-focused working environment combined with the opportunities and benefits of being part of a large organisation.

    Key tasks:

    • Contribute to the test design and execution of various test phases.
    • Be part of the overall contribution of the test team; reporting and attending defect triage meetings, quality gate reviews and producing Test Completion Reports.
    • Provide support to junior members of the team offering guidance where required.
    • Be adaptable to engage in development/coding as well as test automation as part of Agile Squads.
    • Ensure a suitable succession plan is in place when moving to any new role/project.
    • In terms of progression we’d expect you to be looking to progress to a Technical Test Lead Test role and we will support your career development towards this.

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

    What are we looking for from you? You will be someone who already makes a difference, and we will give you the freedom and responsibility to continue doing so. You’ll be using a range of technologies and you’ll be able to take ownership of your work. You will become part of a fast-growing, pioneering working environment as we continue to grow our business over the coming months and years.

    You must have demonstrable experience and a good understanding of at least one coding language (such as Java, Python) and be able to adapt and learn new automation tooling.

    You should also be able to demonstrate experience in a range of the following;

    • Test automation tools (BDD tools sets) and experience in using them within a Java development/test environment
    • Experience of testing RESTful APIs
    • Testing experience within cloud environments (desirable)
    • Have a development coding background (desirable)
    • Integration testing
    • Performance testing
    • Usage of tools such as Git, JMeter, Postman, Newman, RestAssured, ReadyAPI, Postman etc
    • Demonstrable experience, knowledge and understanding of Automation Testing within modern software/applications development (especially with respect to Agile Development methodology and Automation testing).
    • ISTQB Software Testing Foundation
    • ISTQB Advanced Certification in Technical Test Management
    • ITIL Foundation
    • Experience of automation or significant non-functional testing or infrastructure testing


    • Cucumber
    • GIT
    • GIT
    • Java
    • Jenkins
    • Selenium
    • SQL

    What you can expect from us:

    Insights you can act on

    While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

    When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

    At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

    Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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