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Lead QA Automation Engineer (Java/ Selenium)

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Location: Iasi, Romania, Romania
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Requisition ID: 781

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Ness is a fast-growing, innovative organization dedicated to delivering world-class solutions to our clients.
We are currently seeking a skilled Lead Software Engineer in Test to join our talented Intelligent Engineering practice and work with our USA-based client within the personal and car loan industry. 

Your Role:

In this role, you will develop and execute test automation strategies for our client’s complex technical stack, ensuring that our solutions meet the highest quality standards. You will be involved in API (Rest Assured) and UI testing (Java/ Selenium). The main stack of the project is Java/ Typescript and Angular.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, maintain, and enhance the test automation framework to support our tech stack: Angular frontend, GraphQL service layer, Java backend with Camunda for workflow orchestration and Aurora Postgres DB
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and implement test automation strategies and best practices, ensuring high-quality releases
  • Design, develop, and execute automated test cases and test suites for functional, integration, and end-to-end testing
  • Integrate automated tests into our Jenkins-based deployment pipelines and work closely with the DevOps and Development teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Ensure seamless integration of our application with external third-party services and a legacy mainframe application, requiring cross-collaboration with SMEs and Quality Engineers
  • Continuously review and optimize test coverage, test execution time, and resource utilization
  • Report and track defects, provide detailed reproduction steps, and work with the development team to resolve issues
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospectives
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in test automation, incorporating best practices and emerging technologies into our processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience with Selenium UI automation to create automated testing
  • 10+ years of experience in API test automation
  • Working knowledge and experience using GIT
  • 5+ years' experience with Cucumber, FitNess, or similar frameworks
  • Familiarity with Jenkins or similar CI/CD tools for managing deployment pipelines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a remote, cross-functional team environment
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken


  • Experience with Postman
  • Experience testing mainframe applications and integrating with third-party services
  • Knowledge of performance testing and security testing methodologies

Benefits for all our employees with Ness Romania labor contract:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Home Office
  • Extra Vacation days
  • Home-office & Holiday allowance
  • Relax rooms
  • Multisport card
  • Technical courses, Certifications
  • Worldwide IT Conferences
  • Commercial partner's discounts
  • Ness Summer Club – a full-day summer program for children of our employees
  • High-standard working conditions
  • Geeky Fridays
  • Massages
  • Referral fee program
  • Skilled and team player colleagues

Why Ness

We know that people are our greatest asset. Our staff’s professionalism, innovation, teamwork, and dedication to excellence have helped us become one of the world’s leading technology companies. It is these qualities that are vital to our continued success. As a Ness employee, you will be working on products and platforms for some of the most innovative software companies in the world.

You’ll gain knowledge working alongside other highly skilled professionals that will help accelerate your career progression. At Ness, we treat our values of rigor, innovation, and partnership with the highest priority, and they are placed at the very core of our business — to guide us through our daily operations and interactions with our customers.

We offer our employees exciting and challenging projects across a diverse range of industries, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with a group of forward-thinking, capable partners around the globe.

Discover Ness Digital Engineering by visiting our website

Do you feel like not checking every single requirement?

At Ness Digital Engineering we are willing to build a work culture that is based on diversification, inclusion, and authenticity also, we are aware of the studies that have shown that women/people of color/introverts are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.

So, if this role sounds good to you, even if you don’t meet every single bullet point in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. For most of the candidates that applied, we found a role that was a very good fit with their skills.

Let’s meet and you may just be the right candidate for one of our roles.