Lead Software Test Automation Engineer (.NET)

Malaga, Spain

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Lead Software Test Automation Engineer (.NET) for our Malaga office.

Our customer is an American investment management firm. It serves approximately 350 of the largest and most sophisticated global institutional clients including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, charitable foundations, supranational agencies, sovereign wealth funds, and central banks. By having the deepest possible understanding of the global economy and financial markets, and translating that understanding into great portfolios and strategic partnerships with institutional clients, they've built a distinct track record of success. They’ve done this for more than 40 years by having great people operate in a culture of radical truth and radical transparency.


  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases with a strong emphasis on using code to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation;
  • Estimate test efforts, analyze and communicate test results and participate in day-to-day QA Activities;
  • Improve the test frameworks, tools and technologies used by the organization to maintain a high quality bar. This can also include writing specialized testing tools for our software platform;
  • Work with Development, Test and Product Stakeholders to design and implement test and validation strategies;
  • Execute and manage test cases and results; report on test and defect metrics;
  • Create, execute and troubleshoot automated test scenarios across our systems;
  • Contribute to robust, scalable, and high quality test automation solutions for functional, regression and performance testing;
  • Contribute to the building of a Continuous Integration (CI) environment and ongoing process improvement activities;
  • Identify required improvements in the test and development processes; make contributions to our automation tools that address specific needs;
  • Maintain a high quality bar in a complex and constantly evolving workspace;
  • Communicate and report to a Test Director on the customer side.


  • 3+ years’ experience in Automation testing in .NET;
  • Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming, along with requisite coding and debugging skills;
  • Design and development skills in .NET;
  • Understanding of software design principles, patterns, algorithms, data structures and multi-threading concepts;
  • Proven ability to translate functional requirements and use cases into working test plans and test cases;
  • Knowledge of continuous integration practices;
  • Experience working in an Agile environment is nice to have;
  • Passion for improving code quality through interaction with development team;
  • Demonstrated skill in using coding standards and being an active participant in code reviews;
  • Understanding of capital markets business domain, experience in testing trading platforms would be a big advantage;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Upper-Intermediate (B2) English level or higher.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Sick leave and regular vacation;
  • Partial coverage of costs for certification and IT conferences;
  • English classes with certified English teachers.