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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Jun 20, 2017

Closing Date

Jan 9, 2018


Test Automation Engineer

  • At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

    • Build and enhance our proven security platform
    • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
    • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
    • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

    We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next- generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

    The Role

    We are looking for a Test Automation Engineer who is an outstanding team player with positive attitude who is smart with high energy to help us deliver a service that our customers can count on to protect their most sensitive infrastructure and corporate data.  We're looking for someone with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively when discussing issues with the scrum team and management and the passion to stay on top of trends and patterns in Cloud Technologies and Testing.

    Your day-to-day

    • Contribute to our Agile development process from requirements analysis and design up through final feature acceptance and deployment
    • Contribute to the quality of the solutions by developing tools and frameworks to identify issues early in the process, as well as improving testability and automatability
    • Continuously increase functional and performance tests using Perl, Ruby or Java
    • Increase automation in testing as necessary
    • Develop test suites to evaluate functionality, performance, scalability, security and reliability
    • Interface with engineers and product managers to reproduce and resolve defects quickly
    • Introduce and influence process improvements and act as an agent for change to the organization

    What you bring to the team

    • Previous experience of developing automated test suites using Perl, Ruby or Java
    • Strong analytical thinking, logical reasoning, problem recognition, and problem resolution skills
    • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle

    Why Proofpoint

    As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!

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