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Lead Software Test Automation Engineer (m/f/d) Germany

Lead Software Test Automation Engineer (m/f/d) Description

Job #: 72396
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique ‘Engineering DNA,’ EPAM’s globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people’s lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 45 countries across five continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.


Do you enjoy finding solutions to complex production issues? Are you a great communicator with strong interpersonal skills? Do you thrive in a customer led environment?

If you're a skilled Lead Software Test Automation Engineer check out the position below to join a well-established Software Testing Team in Berlin, providing quality services and ensuring end-to-end production stability for a longstanding client of EPAM. We look forward to receiving your application!

What You’ll Do

  • Carry out software development and testing tasks and focuses on the testability, robustness, and performance of production software
  • Create automation testing tools and frameworks to assist the manual testing process
  • Work with a team, discover the most important areas to automate together with the team implement test automation framework(s) and test suite(s), integrate these into the pipeline


  • Advising development teams on test automation best practices representing the shift-left testing principles
  • Understanding the flow of code and how it interacts with different components
  • Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to create and execute test cases
  • Setting up, maintaining, and performing test automation frameworks on multiple application platforms, such as Mobile, Desktop, and Web, and building test scenarios and acceptance tests
  • Investigating customer problems referred to you by the technical support team, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports
  • Handling technical communications and understanding the customers' systems
  • Working with deployments teams, resolving level issues for systems, coordinating on product design, and offering inputs on the testability of functional elements and product designs
  • Noting all testing actions, you have performed in daily and weekly reports
  • Analyzing and disintegrating software systems and coordinating with other teams to enhance the overall design
  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes
  • Managing the final quality on production release


  • B2 or above level of English and German
  • Excellent designing and programming skills in one of the following programming languages: Java, JavaScript, C# or Python
  • Knowledge of test methodologies and their corresponding tools based on programming language experience (e.g. PyTest, Robot, Selenium WebDriver for Python, Junit/TestNG, RestAssured, Selenium WebDriver for Java)
  • Good skills with CI/CD pipeline toolsets such as ADO, TeamCity, Jenkins, Docker
  • Good understanding of Risk Based Testing approach
  • Practical knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of programming languages and process management methodology (especially Agile and SCRUM)
  • Exposure to Behavior Driven Development and experience in programming and testing
  • The ability to recognize risks and errors in an application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills

We offer

  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Regular performance assessments
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Friendly and enjoyable working team
  • Relocation package support
  • Regular corporate and social events
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • All benefits and perks are subject to specific eligibility requirements
  • Join EPAM Germany, named a Top Company 2022 by Kununu