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Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Date Posted: Mar 5, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE, H91 R6WF

Company: MetLife

Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer 


Job Location: Galway, Ireland


Role Value Proposition: 

The Global Technology & Operations group (GTO) is a diverse team of engineers, developers, business analysts, and project managers with the freedom to create innovative solutions to address core business challenges within MetLife. GTO’s strategy is to deliver a differentiated customer experience and increase MetLife’s operating leverage.


The Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer is a senior technical role with strong experience and skills in quality assurance and test automation. This role is primarily responsible for defining and implementing a test automation strategy to include new and existing applications. This role will also represent Test Automation within the GTC cross-functional DevOps initiative.


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing a Test Automation strategy; working with remote teams to align with global strategy and initiatives.
  • Responsible for driving the rollout of Automated Testing, including creation of Business Cases for POCs, illustrating cost savings and managing partners.
  • Responsible for strategic migration of manual regression testing suites to an automated solution.
  • Responsible for coordinating  automation efforts between onsite/offshore teams


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) / diploma (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field and 10+ years of related experience
  • Automating testing tools such as Selenium, Tosca etc.
  • Deep understanding of different test automation approaches (keyword-driven, Data-driven, BDD, hybrid) and technology stacks (Java, .NET, COBOL, PHP, ASP.Net, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Applied knowledge of database platforms such as SQL Server, DB 400 or MySQL.
  • 7+ years related work experience.


Key Competencies:

  • Metrics based service delivery
  • Problem solving
  • Priority setting
  • Project management





Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. 

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 107387