• Permanent, Full-Time role
  • Grade: Senior Consultant
  • Salary: £55k - £70k per annum

Direct applicants only, no agencies please as we have preferred suppliers already.

Spike are retail technology experts delivering end-to-end, go-live confidence for the biggest retail brands. Learn more about us here.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Spike at a time when we are growing our Automation practice.

We are looking for a Senior Automation Engineers to join us working across our growing client portfolio on different projects using a wide variety of test automation solutions, technologies, and tools. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of Test Automation across different clients and applications, the ability to work in complex and challenging environments, and strong stakeholder management skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify and recommend the automated testing processes and tools
  • Define automated testing solutions for a wide range of technologies used on our various client engagements
  • Create the Test Automation frameworks
  • Develop the automated test suite
  • Lead, guide, train, and mentor other Spike consultants on the project

Required skills:

  • Proven experience in defining and developing test automation strategies and/or approaches for multiple projects
  • Exposure to web and API test automation tools and engineering approaches including CI/CD
  • Hands-on technical design/development experience in tools using a variety of different coding languages such as Java, C#, Python, JavaScript
  • Agile Software Development Lifecycle Processes and Methodologies
  • BDD experience with exposure to either Cucumber/Specflow or Gherkin
  • Previous experience working in the retail industry (optional)

What we offer:

  • Personal relationships - We know each other as individuals with social meet ups at least quarterly and a Director open door policy
  • Technical consultancy - Challenging technical work with varied projects/clients and internal knowledge management forums
  • True flexibility - Remote first approach delivering as teams for clients with expenses paid if needed to travel away from home
  • Shared purpose - Owned by practicing consultants with a hand-picked client base in line with Spike principles
  • Genuine support – Career coach assigned on joining with career chats when you want them

As well as:

  • Competitive pay packages
  • Annual leave entitlement of 25 days + statutory public holidays
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension with auto-enrolment to pension scheme after 1 month

Spike is an equal opportunities employer