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Automation Engineer

  • Overstock Ireland Ltd
  • Sligo

Aug 31, 2021

To apply for this job email your details to irelandcareers@overstock.com

Overstock Ireland is the European software development hub for Overstock.com, a technology driven online retailer. Based in Sligo, Ireland, we offer a diverse, secure and flexible career. Take advantage of our amazing location along the Wild Atlantic Way and enjoy the ride in the fast paced world of e-commerce.

The Automation Engineer will be part of a highly collaborative environment where developers, automation engineers and the business work together as a team to deliver the best possible software using agile development best practices. Collaborates with and learn some of the latest cutting-edge technologies.

What you will do:

  • Creates and drives the design of automation test cases in a Continuous Integration (CI) environment.
  • Troubleshoots issues using Splunk/Elasticsearch logs plus other tracing tools to report detailed bug reports in Jira/ Pivotal.
  • Creates test strategy of the system under test alongside Developers and other Automation Engineers.
  • Coaches the whole team on how best to apply the test pyramid for fast, robust automated tests
  • Executes various testing techniques to ensure the delivery of quality code.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.

What you should have:

  • 3+ years hands-on experience with automation frameworks
  • Proficient in at least one software programming language (Java, Python, etc.)
  • A strong technical aptitude with the ability to identify, analyse and solve problems
  • Experience of API and Web UI Testing Frameworks
  • Experience with RDBMS, such as Oracle, Postgres, MySQL and database testing
  • Experience with test automation scripting
  • Proficient in testing techniques, utilizing test automation frameworks and processes
  • A strong knowledge testing principles and lifecycles
  • Ability to rapidly pick up and learn a new language and/or framework
  • Ability to use initiative and willing to generate ideas to continuously refine testing processes to improve quality
  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu and bash experience preferred)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum and XP
  • Experience testing micro service architecture

What we hope you have:

  • Database Knowledge (Relational, NoSQL)
  • Java (or similar language)
  • Maven
  • Software Development Processes & Technologies
  • Agile Development

Exposure to:

  • Github or similar RCS
  • Restful Web Services
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Automation Frameworks (JUnit, testing)
  • Data Structures
  • Spring
  • CI/CD
  • Selenium
  • DevOps Principles
  • Kubernetes/Docker
  • Test Strategy and Design
  • Process Improvement
  • Micro Service Architecture
  • Linux

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent field

What We Value: 

Life/Work Balance
Pride in Production
Challenge yourself, inspire others
Success through Diversity
Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, religion and membership of the Traveller community, (protected characteristics under the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2011).

To apply for this job email your details to irelandcareers@overstock.com