Automation Engineer - JavaScript

The Winning Group isn't just a retail business as you might know us; we are a leading technology and logistics company and a premium retailer. We are a multi-award winning fourth generation Australian family owned business, whose entities include Winning Appliances, Appliances Online, Winning Services and Home Clearance. At the Winning Group, we’re pretty innovative and our CEO John Winning likes to push the boundaries of retail.

We’re a technology business first and foremost, and technology plays a crucial role in our mission to provide the best customer shopping experience in the world. We’ve got our very own in-house R&D team developing cutting-edge technology. Our data and analytics team are constantly evolving proprietary networks to capture user analytics and serve our customers with the most relevant and personalised content. And that’s not to mention our totally bespoke in-house AI systems, that rival the very best in the global industry.

The Role
We work in a modern, agile environment on latest technologies, and are looking for an Automation Engineer to join us. As our Automation Engineer, you’ll have the JavaScript automation experience to partner with our QA team. Together you'll design, create and maintain end to end functional tests across our technology stack.

We’re a growing and tight-knit team, and we’re responsible for one of the most trafficked sites in Australia (Appliances Online). Our goal is to steer the growth of our eCommerce platforms by ensuring high quality deliverables each sprint.

You’ll be an expert scripter who loves automation. You don't need a QA background, but you'll be keen to learn. You'll also be a great problem solver, and you'll analyse understand and implement solutions to any issues you find across a number of systems.

You will be based out of our Redfern HQ, and this is what you can expect day-to-day:

  • Work with our QA team leader to implement automated e2e functional tests for eCommerce websites
  • Determine the technology and process we use to build these tests -
  • Contribute to the development of the company CI/CD automated pipelines
  • Peer review solutions from other team members
  • Actively participate in Scrum activities, including daily standups, spring planning, review, and retrospective
  • Document product defects and analyse ways to best prevent future occurrences
  • Identify bottlenecks in QA and development activities and suggest improvements

About You

  • Experienced JavaScript automation 
  • Experience with Protractor/Jasmine, Selenium and cross browser UI testing
  • Experience with CI/CD platforms (i.e. Jenkins, TeamCity or Bamboo)
  • A willingness to embrace change rather than accepting the status quo, and to adopt a solutions focus - one of our values is ‘Assume Every Problem is Solvable’
  • Any experience in the rest of our tech stack/tools is always handy too - Angular 6/TypeScript, ASP.NET Core, Mobile browser test tools like Appium, Agile/Scrum experience, MongoDB/SQL Server, Web security / Penetration testing

What's In It For You?

  • Put your scripting skills to work in the QA domain as the first step in a QA automation career
  • Opportunity to own this new role and build our QA Automation from scratch
  • You’ll have investment and budget for the technologies you’ll need (and input on what we implement)
  • We have table tennis, a pool table, darts board and Xbox consoles!
  • We have a balcony with almost every BBQ you can imagine - for ‘team meetings’ of course
  • We believe in work life balance - family matters
  • You will really be part of a family - we are a family-owned and family-run business

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