Automation Lead

Gefen - a startup company in the heart of Tel Aviv is looking for an Automation Lead who is not afraid to get stuck in.

It’s a great opportunity to join a group of like-minded individuals who are challenged every day to build a superior product for a company that is already a standard bearer of the Startup Nation. Success, cleverness & fun are core to our DNA.


  • Develop, maintain and execute automation tests to ensure sufficient test coverage for applications.

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test automation solutions.

  • Develop high quality automation test engineering best practices, test strategy and principles.

  • Devise and execute training, where appropriate, to develop and elevate the automation skills within the team.

  • Partner with Software Engineers, UX/UI, quality Engineers, Product Managers to deliver high performing quality customer experiences that * are engaging, purposeful and powerful in their simplicity.
    Participate in automation development code reviews and provide guidance on automation best practices.

  • Exercise advanced knowledge of Node.JS and Cucumber script execution tool.

  • Strong knowledge of automation framework concepts and automation best practices - Responsible for helping to identify gaps and needs of the agile team; including resources, skills, resource allocation, task assignment and delegation.

  • Coordinates various test-related activities for project delivery; identifying task dependencies, test schedules, creation of test data and utilization of test environments.

  • Develop and monitor test metrics and provide timely communication to key stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Research, identify and implement newer test automation technologies.

  • Assess readiness and deviation of project performance based on identified risks and testing results.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • At least 6 years of experience in Test and Development.

  • At least 5 years of experience as Test lead -At least 4 years of experience in automated testing towards web applications and mobile applications.

  • At least 3 years of experience in multiple quality tools, SoapUI and Automation.

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Node.js, SOA, REST, Java Web Services, JMS, XML, JSON, and messaging techniques.

  • Experience assessing risk for determining appropriate levels of testing.

  • Experience with cross browser testing.

  • Demonstrated skills using code repositories like GitHub.

  • Experience with CI/CD with Hudson/Jenkins tools.

  • Experience with JIRA for project management and defect tracking.

  • Experience leading ambiguous situations, dealing with IT issues and coming up with effective solutions to ensure project deliverables on time and within budget.

  • Experience with a variety of test tools and software testing practices, including developing, implementing, maintaining and managing manual/automated testing systems and environments.

  • Experience assessing risk for determining appropriate levels of testing.

  • Web experience in Retail, media or other high volume customer facing web and mobile applications a strong plus.

  • Ability to lead and take ownership of testing process and implement them.


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