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Automation Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

About Nintex: 

At Nintex, we are transforming the way people work, everywhere.  

Nintex is the global standard for process intelligence and automation. Today more than 10,000 public and private sector organizations across 90 countries turn to the Nintex Process Platform to accelerate progress on their digital transformation journeys by quickly and easily managing, automating and optimizing business processes. We improve their lives though the technology we build. 

Nintex engineers are building more than just software and know the impact one line of code can make. We are the experts that build the industry’s most complete process and automation platform to transform the way people work. If you’re interested, curious and want to learn and do more, the sky is the limit here. We take a solutions-oriented and collaborative approach and we don’t wait to create and carry out opportunities for innovation in our business – and our products. Our work makes the hard stuff appear easy to anyone with clicks-and-not-code process automation. 

We are committed to fostering a workplace that supports amazing people in doing their very best work every day. Collaboration is constant, our workplace is fun, the environment is fast-paced and we value our people’s curiosity, ideas and enthusiasm. We deliver on our commitments, we don't wait to implement ideas or fix issues, and we treat each other with respect and consideration. 

About the role:

Automation Test Engineers focus on automation and work in parallel with their peers on larger test automation projects. You demonstrate a thorough understanding of test automation frameworks and contribute to their support and maintenance. You proactively coach junior members of your group to develop a stronger testing team. You tackle QA issues while adhering to Nintex’s Secure Software Development Lifecycle and other relevant guidelines.

You display proficiency in a variety of industry-standard testing tools and quickly pick up new test automation technologies. You have an in-depth understanding of testing concepts and techniques. You are a vital member of the testing team and help your team make meaningful progress.

Your contribution will be:  

  • 3-5 years of professional working experience
  • Localization of Designtime and Runtime Smartforms and Workspace.
    Modernization Projects.
  • Python programming exposure would be a preference 
  • Selenium tooling for Automation testing 
  • Testing Frontend, Backend and Mobile through manual and automated testing
  • Test product features and identify defects.
  • Preferably completed ISTQB Automation Testing training course.
  • You create both end-to-end and integration tests independently.  
  • You independently create and maintain CI/CD pipelines and ensure their smooth operation. 
  • You write moderately complex code to mock-out services for supporting testing activities. 
  • You independently diagnose the root cause of defects and enable engineers to fix them on time. 
  • You assist in automating non-functional tests with tools that align with Nintex engineering principles. 
  • You attend and contribute to team meetings and ceremonies (daily scrum meetings, planning meetings, demos, and retrospective meetings). 
  • You proactively learn from others' testing and test automation best practices while prioritizing learning to support your delivery team. 
  • You own testing activities, seek functional clarity from stakeholders where required, and collaborate on acceptance criteria, manual testing, and automation. 
  • You proactively communicate to your team and delivery manager on your work status and seek any help required. 
  • You coach junior team members on the product domain and functions. 
  • You promote our culture through the Nintex tenets. 

To be successful, we think you need:  

  • Ability to support the QA team actively and contribute majorly to the automation of the QA workstream. 
  • Ability to own and deliver testing of features with medium-to-large complexity. 
  • Understanding of how to follow best practices to independently build and extend automation frameworks (UI/API) and support testing. 
  • Ability to take the lead in defining testing requirements and leverage your domain knowledge to identify requirement gaps. 
  • Ability to estimate test automation tasks accurately, define milestones, and meet them on time. 
  • Ability to keep your team and the Delivery manager aware of work status and blockers on time. 
  • Ability to receive positive feedback from your team. 
  • Ability to aim for continual improvement by learning new testing concepts, frameworks, technologies, and teaching others. 
  • Understanding of how to demonstrate proficiency in independently creating integration tests and diagnosing defect root causes successfully.

What’s in it for you? 

Nintex employees have the freedom to work how they work best. We are virtual-first across our global workforce. Our people work in the way that best suits them and their teams - whether at home, in an office, or another place that sparks creativity, focus and collaboration. Our work environment is such that our people can successfully deliver their work while adequately supporting their lifestyle and preferences.  

While our offerings differ from country to country, we offer our entire global workforce an array of exciting perks and benefits, including 

  • Global Gratitude and Recharge Days
  • Mindfulness and counseling resources
  • Invention/patenting assistance
  • Meaningful recognition
  • Community impact opportunities
  • Multiple tools through which to learn and grow, and an incredible global community 

View more here: https://www.nintex.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Global-Perks-and-Benefits.pdf