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Lead Test Automation Engineer Yerevan, Armenia

Lead Test Automation Engineer Description

Job #: 45023
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Currently we are looking for a Lead Test Automation Engineer for our Yerevan office to make the team even stronger.

The ideal candidate is a technical consultant able to assist in the scoping, definition, and execution of the complex tasks of automation testing. EPAM expects the lead engineer to set up and manage effective communication among the customer's business users, development team, and mid-size offshore QA team, analyze the requirements and translate them into the test cases; look for opportunities to improve the test coverage for both manual and automated tests; reduce time-to-market by improving the testing process and overall product quality. In addition, the lead is expected to be accountable for crafting test strategies, test plans, test cases, and defect tracking.



  • Partner with customer engineers and stakeholders for achieving common goals and team integration
  • Be hands-on lead contributor to cross-project automation framework
  • Drive adoption and adaption of new automation and new QA processes
  • Work with clients to define high-level quality deliverables
  • Create and maintain extensive testing framework, both for manual and automated test cases
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems, reviewing software documentation, planning test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates
  • Examine, validate, and test large-scale software development and deployment projects
  • Create the overall test strategy and test plans for testing software applications including performance, automation, localization, and internationalization
  • Coordinate test strategy with project managers and others
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks
  • Provide leadership and mentoring within the QA team to ensure high quality solutions


  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Computer Sciences or in a related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • 4+ years of experience in Test automation
  • 1+ year experience in technical lead role
  • Hands-on experience in building and adopting automation frameworks
  • In-depth experience with Selenium, JMeter, Rest Assured, etc
  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies and practices
  • Ability to facilitate and help colleagues to succeed in ongoing Agile transformation and adaptation
  • Proven ability to develop test documentation, including test plan, test strategy, test cases, and test results report
  • Good working knowledge of SQL, ability to read and write complex SQL scripts
  • Experience with some scripting language like Perl, Python, Shell is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Java, C# or JS Core is mandatory
  • Hands-on experience in Unit Test Frameworks
  • Experience in Test Doubles
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external teams
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and setup tools for Regression testing, Data Validation and Defect tracking
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Fluent English is essential

Nice to have

  • Highly desirable: experience testing or/and deploying Big Data, non-relational solutions
  • Highly desirable: hands-on experience in Database testing
  • Highly desirable: hands-on experience in Security testing

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Individual career path in engineering
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Family medical insurance, sports
  • Partial coverage of costs for certification
  • English classes with certified English teachers

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