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Automation Lead

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General information


Amundi is Europe's largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 101 globally. It manages 1.476 trillion2 euros of assets across six main investment hubs3. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Clients also have access to a complete set of services and tools. Headquartered in Paris, Amundi was listed in November 2015.
Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of close to 4,500 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.

1 Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2018 and based on AUM as of end December 2017
2 Amundi figures as of March 31, 2018
3 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo   



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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Information systems / IT Project management

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position


Job summary

Automation Test Lead will define and introduce the Automation Test Strategies for various types of products. The role will evolve to working with monolith and microservice architectures. The Automation Test Lead will work closely with BAs, QAs and Dev teams to derive the requirements to the automation test frameworks, introduce and support their use in Amundi by maintaining code, educating on the best practices and supporting teams in the adoption of the frameworks.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and own effective automated test strategies for a number of products
  • Continuously research new frameworks and introduce in Amundi
  • Educate teams on the suggested frameworks/approaches and instil best practices
  • Maintain existing JAVA framework by coding improvements
  • Maintain existing smoke suits with the help of BA team & Dev team
  • Maintain existing Full Regression Packs with the help of BA team & Dev team
  • Help in troubleshooting bugs
  • Send Daily, Weekly status reports to QA Manager and IT Teams
  • Delivery & Status Reporting
  • Project issue and risk escalation
  • Configuration management



Position localisation

Geographical area

Europe, Ireland



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

• A third level qualification in a systems or business related discipline is desirable
• Java coding/automation experience 3+ years
• Previous experience in setting up Automation frameworks
• Previous experience in Automation Test coding 3+ years
• Automation Test analysis, Planning & Estimation techniques

Required skills

• Ability to work in Agile environment
• A history of working to tight project schedules and delivering successfully
• Motivated, enthusiastic individual with ability to work on own initiative
• Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to grasp and work with financial and newly developed in-house applications as well as overall understanding of system development lifecycles
• Comfortable working alongside both business users and IT technical staff.
• Attention to quality and detail
• Knowledge of French desirable

Technical skills required

• JAVA (must)
• GIT (must)
• JIRA (must)
• Jenkins (desired)
• TestRail (optional)
• Cucumber (must)
• JavaScript, Python (optional)
• Cypress (optional)
• Good exposure to Test Rail/JIRA
• Experience with automating JAVA applications
• Strong knowledge of Test Automation Management tools for Java Clients & Web Clients
• Strong Knowledge of Test Data Management tools
• Good knowledge of Source Control
• Build and Release Management Tool as well as a solid understanding of the underlying languages especially Java
• Broad Financial testing knowledge


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