Senior Test Automation Engineer | Farm Heroes


Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time



Technology & Development

Job Description:

As a Senior Test Automation Engineer, you will be part of a team with a mission to build, innovate and maintain technology for distribution of Farm Heroes Saga and its content. You create frameworks that enable continuous integration and a scalable automated test system that enables the team to define robust tests. You also observe the team throughout the lifecycle of the project to identify areas where automation can be used in order to improve.

You are detail oriented, organized and process oriented but since this is a highly dynamic team you’re also flexible enough to see when a process isn’t working and adapt to make sure the team is able to perform at its peak.

Your role within our Kingdom:

  • Design, Build, and Innovate a detailed automation framework and methodology for testing the game, exploring different testing strategies such as end-to-end, from frontend to backend, including mobile clients.

  • Bringing value by allowing others to easily create robust automation tests, multiplying their efforts across the team

  • Develop and maintain robust, scalable, reusable, data driven automated test scripts across test and production applications.

  • Improve workflows and create scripts to automate manual tasks and eliminate production waste

  • Maintain and update an automation framework with a centralized test case repository in CI.

  • Analyze performances and identify bottlenecks in systems and processes

  • Implement test process & execution and definition of work processes.

  • Improve workflows and create scripts and tools for automation

  • Evaluate and use the latest concepts, tools, and technologies.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation covering your areas.

  • Lead feature development and coach fellow teammates.

Skills to create thrills

  • Experience in end-to-end test automation for games and applications and other testing strategies.

  • Experience with automation frameworks like Jenkins

  • Experience with Cloud platform and technologies like Azure or Google

  • Experience programming in C++, Java, Python, and Database languages

  • Experience in improving test workflows via automation (Github and Slack integrations, notifications and alerts)

  • Unit test experience with Java services and mobile applications

  • Collaborating with the team’s developers and with other king teams spread across the world.

Tasty bonus skills

  • Experience developing and maintaining automation on Azure & GCP

  • Experience working with cloud testing services like Perfecto

  • Familiarity with build tools like CMake and Gradle

  • Experience with logging and monitoring tools like Splunk and Graylog

  • Experience with one of the automation test tools: Cypress, JEST or Puppeteer

About King

King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

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