21st January 2020

Automation Engineer

Reference: BBSD92

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Date Posted: 21/01/2020

QA Automation Engineers needed for a brand new EdTech Software company soon to be moving to Belfast. This company is leading the way by amalgamating software with education, providing next level opportunities for students globally

Belfast has been snowed under recently with FDI’s opening their state of the art FinTech offices here in the city, now is the chance to join a company who are making a difference to the current and next generations

As one of their first Software Testers you will use your previous QA experience to assist the creation of technology to create opportunities for pupils to learn, teachers to teach and parents to monitor

Your role:

As one of the first QA Automation Engineers, you will be responsible for automating the tests that uphold the quality for all of the companies new features

New technology is a must with this company, their automation stack is heavily influenced by Selenium Webdriver, so previous experience will be highly advantageous

As any experienced QA understands, manual testing will also be expected from time-to-time


  • Experienced engineer with a strong C# background
  • Tech- Selenium/C#/JIRA
  • Sound understanding of OO programming and relational databases
  • Passionate about software design, performance and best practices
  • The desire to create applications for the next generation of students, providing a positive input into their learning and development

Why join?

  • Creating technology that genuinely makes a difference to the education of students worldwide
  • Autonomy- Impact technical decisions and be involved in the entire software architecture
  • Free lunch Mondays
  • Extended parental leave/Childcare vouchers/Gym Discounts
  • 25 Days holidays + 3% pension contributions
  • Your own plural site account and £1k learning budget

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Colin McAlinden

Colin McAlinden

Senior IT Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8454

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