QA Lead - Automation
We’re on a mission to make app building so easy everyone can do it – regardless of their background, tech knowledge or budget. We’ve already helped thousands of entrepreneurs, small businesses and even global brands, like the BBC, Makro and Pepsi achieve their software goals and we’ve only just started.
Builder.ai was voted as one of 2023’s ‘Most Innovative Companies in AI’ by Fast Company, and won Europas 2022 ‘Scaleup of the Year’. Our team has grown to over 800 people across the world and our recent announcement of $250m Series D funding (and partnership with Microsoft) means there’s never been a more exciting time to become a Builder.
Life at Builder.ai
At Builder.ai we encourage you to experiment! Each role at Builder has unlimited opportunities to learn, progress and challenge the status quo. We want you to help us become even better at supporting our customers and take AI app building to new heights.
Our global team is diverse, collaborative and exceptionally talented. We hire people for their differences but all unite with our shared belief in Builder’s HEARTT values: (Heart, Entrepreneurship, Accountability, Respect, Trust and Transparency) and a let’s-get-stuff-done attitude.
In return for your skills and commitment, we offer a range of great perks, from hybrid working and a variable annual bonus, to employee stock options, generous paid leave, and trips abroad #WhatWillYouBuild
About the role:
As the Automation Test Lead, you will assume a pivotal role in supervising both Automation and Manual Testing endeavors for our product. Your responsibilities will encompass ensuring the holistic quality, dependability, and performance of the product through adept test planning, execution, and seamless collaboration with cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate should possess a robust foundation in both Automation and Manual Testing methodologies, exhibit strong leadership acumen, and demonstrate exceptional communication prowess.
Why you should join
By joining Builder.ai, you'll become an integral part of an innovative team that's reshaping the software development landscape through ingenuity and originality. Engage with a global community that embraces diverse viewpoints, and contribute to transformative projects spanning various industries. Our all-encompassing and cooperative culture cultivates personal and professional advancement, bolstered by our commitment to your triumph. Leveraging cutting-edge technology, limitless possibilities, and a platform to unleash your potential, Builder.ai extends an unparalleled opening to shape the future of software development while effecting substantial global change.
- Collaborate closely with engineering teams to augment and expand automated test coverage.
- Champion a culture of unwavering quality, consistently surpassing the status quo.
- Enhance test cases across all levels to enhance stability and optimize performance. • Formulate Automation test strategies encompassing crafting test plans, test cases, and test tools, executing your plans, and providing comprehensive reports. • Guide peers in API and UI Automation, offering expert advice on challenges.
- Establish traceability records linking test cases to original requirements.
- Collaborate extensively with team members to grasp automation requisites and deliver robust automation services.
- Generate routine quality reports detailing testing progress, anomalies, risks, and issues tied to project testing.
- Actively participate in agile ceremonies, infusing the QA perspective and insights into each user story and refinement session.
- Assume primary responsibility for project delivery and maintain a proactive "can-do" attitude towards Manual testing if circumstances demand.
- Proven expertise in automating tests across Unit, API, UI, and non-UI levels to optimize testing efficiency.
- Mastery of the Robot Framework, with the ability to architect and execute advanced automated test cases.
- Proficiency in high-level programming languages (Python, Ruby, TypeScript JS) for creating robust automated test scripts.
- Track record of integrating automation tests seamlessly into CI/CD pipelines for efficient software delivery.
- Strong leadership skills to build and mentor a skilled QA team, aligning with strategic goals.
- In-depth understanding of end-to-end testing, ensuring comprehensive validation of web applications and APIs.
- Continuous improvement advocate, introducing innovative testing techniques and best practices.
- Collaborative mindset, effectively liaising with cross-functional teams and championing QA considerations.
- Effective communication and reporting abilities, conveying testing progress, results, and risks to stakeholders.
- Strategic thinking, aligning QA strategies with organizational objectives and software lifecycle.
- Attractive performance related quarterly bonus
- Stock options in a $250 million funded Series D scale-up company
- Hybrid working
- 24 days annual leave + bank holidays
- 2 x Builder family days each year
- Time off between Christmas and New Year
- Generous pension contributions
- Private medical & dental insurance provided by AXA
- Access to our Perkbox
- A "work from home" equipment allowance