Test Automation Engineer

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Digital & Technology
  5. Bern
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences


Test Automation Engineer, Agile

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On behalf a market leading pharmaceutical company with a globally recognised brand, Swisslinx are looking for a Test Automation Engineer to join their mid sized Testing Department running in Agile in Berne (home office offered 4 days per week).

Joining the company at an exciting time as they continue their digital transformation, your tasks will include the following:

• Conduct both black-box and white-box testing for features developed by an Agile team, taking ownership of the design, implementation, and execution of tests to ensure end-to-end quality of deliverables.
• Work closely with developers to build a comprehensive automation suite covering all levels of the test pyramid, driving efficiencies and expanding coverage in automation.
• Evaluate built-in quality and provide feedback to the Agile team, actively engaging in the software development process to ensure quality is embedded in the product. Propose enhancements and automated tools to boost the team's speed, quality, and efficiency.
• Become a domain expert by gaining a thorough understanding of the business domain and comprehensive knowledge of the products being tested.
• Maintain a pipeline for continuous testing and continuous integration.
• Document automation testing procedures and results.
• Keep abreast of the latest automation testing tools and techniques

As the perfect candidate you will possess the following skills and experience:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
• Over 5 years of experience in software automation testing.
• Proficiency with automation testing frameworks such as Cypress, Selenium, or Appium.
• Experience with TypeScript or JavaScript.
• Familiarity with Agile software development methodologies.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Fluency in English.
• Knowledge of German and/or French is highly preferred

Please note interviews would be conducted via video call (with second round on site), and the role is based 100% in Switzerland. Our client offers:

• Multicultural IT organisation where English is the main language
• Competitive salary with 13th month, bonus etc
• Min. 25 days holiday (and chance to purchase more)
• Comprehensive insurance and pension plans
• The opportunity to work in a diverse and international environment with a strong team spirit and personal atmosphere
• Very stable company with great market reputation
• Opportunity for growth and development within the company
• Flexible working/part-time arrangements
• Subsidised canteen onsite

Are you interested to work in an international environment in a market leading pharmaceutical with great growth prospects for the future? Then apply now! We look forward to receiving your full application.

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