TripAdvisor is currently seeking an Automation Engineer to work in our Oxford office, to facilitate smooth release of all code through a multi-step release cycle.  The role covers Desktop, and Mobile Web testing.

The Automation Engineer should be self-driven and have the ability to work in a distributed team by developing test automation scripts using programming in Java and Software tools.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of programming and testing methodologies – functional, regression, black box testing. The candidate will be responsible for creation, implementation and execution of automated tests, using those tests to verify release candidates and live releases.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review regression results and file detailed bugs while determining releasability of web code
  • Update tests as new features are released that change app functionality and flows
  • Code Test Automation Scripts using programming in Java and Selenium
  • Follow engineering best practices

  • Maintain good rapport with developers to stay on top of any incoming changes that will affect tests going forwards

  • Work with product managers designing new automation tests for new features and coding them

Experience:

  • Java Experience: 1+ years
  • Automation Experience: 4+ years
  • QA Experience: 4+ years
  • Selenium experience nice-to-have

Job Requirements

  Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 4+ years industry experience in QA
  • 1+ years Java experience

 Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of QA tools and automated testing environments (Selenium-WebDriver, Jenkins, Scripting Environments, etc.)
  • Understanding of web technologies (JSON, JavaScript, JQuery, SOAP, XML, HTML5 or similar technologies) a plus
  • Experience in developing end-to-end tests for complex solutions for large-scale enterprise systems
  • Strong knowledge of database concepts
  • Knowledge of good coding practices and improving code quality
  • Experience with Jenkins, Gradle, etc. a plus
  • Experience testing security products a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
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