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Lead Test Automation Engineer Zurich, Switzerland

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Lead Test Automation Engineer Description

Job #: 52239
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for an experienced Lead Test Automation Engineers to come on board and support our operation in Zürich.

You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM.

Come and join EPAM where Engineering is in our DNA.


  • Maintain effective daily communication with team members via stand-up meetings, documentation and status reports
  • Keep the eye on possible innovations
  • Establish and maintain automated QA testing framework (follow trends, technologies and best practices)
  • Help define and contribute to CI/CD pipelines
  • Help define QA processes
  • Proactively share knowledge and expertise with client stakeholders
  • Review test automation code written by other team members and supervise coding standards
  • Mentor junior team members regarding test automation approaches and best practices
  • Serve as a technical expert on software testing with automation framework and lead other testers


  • 5+ years of professional work experience in a Software Automated QA Engineer role
  • Experience in creating test and test automation strategy for projects and organizations
  • Experience with Selenium-WebDriver based tools
  • Practical experience writing automation scripts for Web applications and Web services (REST based) OR Work experience with IBM Mainframe from a test automation perspective
  • Working experience with Java or C#
  • Working experience with Git
  • Hands-on experience delivering automation with a focus on Continuous Integration/Continuous Development
  • Experience setting up and maintaining automated test frameworks and tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, any CI Tool (Jenkins, TFS)
  • Efficient usage of Design Patterns
  • Good understanding and practice of creating Clean and excellent quality program code
  • Experience, interest, and adaptability to working in Agile SDLC
  • Ability to train and mentor junior engineers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, independent, and proactive
  • Detail oriented, analytical, and creative thinker with passion for quality processes

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Knowledge-sharing across EPAM's global Tech Communities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation support as per EPAM relocation policies
  • EPAM Community with regular corporate and social events
  • Career growth, performance and compensation reviews


  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks
  • We do not accept CVs from recruiting or staffing agencies
  • Due to the Swiss labour legislation we can only accept applicants who have a valid right to work in Switzerland

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