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Job Title : Automation Test Manager

Location: Pune

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do

Working Flexibly

We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers and clients needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

Hybrid Working

Structured Hybrid Role

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, anchor, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


  • Work closely with Test Engineering Lead to execute End-to-End Test Automation including Non-Functional aspects in close co-ordination with the stakeholders across Business/Product, Technology and Operations to identify, scope, quantify, plan and control all Automation Test activities
  • Responsible for defining Test automation Strategy. Apply the right processes, tools, methods and skills to deliver the Test Automation aspect of a project from business case through to closure.
  • Develop test Automation approach and execution
  • Identify the test cases for Test Automation as part of In-Sprint Automation and automate those within the sprint.
  • Accountable for Automation of key E2E business scenarios and for delivering scripts according to project timelines in line with the Automation Teams quality standards.

What will you be doing

  • Accountable for Automation of key E2E business scenarios and for delivering scripts according to project timelines in line with the Automation Teams quality standards.
  • Execution of the existing ST and SIT regression packs and consolidated feedback to the Test Engineering lead on a regular basis.
  • Taking responsibility for successful Test Automation delivery in line with the relevant Policies and Standards by keeping a focus on outcomes; defining, monitoring and regularly reviewing the overall Test Automation Schedule; ensuring benefits and outcomes are captured and validated throughout the Test Lifecycle.
  • Keep the test automation pack stable and reduce the false failures
  • Own Test data approach and liaise with necessary teams to ensure delivery within time
  • Help define processes and follow them within area of remit
  • Own the test estimates and the IA of the change.
  • Implement and maintain robust governance of Test scope, coverage and results using automation, to meet audit and external assurance requirements
  • Being responsible for Test governance and oversight provide the Automation framework for implementation, working with the Test Lead and other workstream leads to establish/support a governance forum that is fit for purpose and facilitate the continuous review and approval of key delivery outcomes
  • Providing and regularly reviewing an honest, transparent assessment of the project status and RAID (risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies) of the initiative, escalating via appropriate governance
  • Acting in partnership with the Test Engineering Lead and Engineering Lead (where relevant), using their experience and insight to help engage senior leaders, maintain a focus on delivering outcomes, remove blockers and resolve risks and issues and deploy appropriate governance and oversight of Test delivery (including the Project and/or Programme Forum)
  • Apply processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to manage risk and ensure project outcomes are delivered in line with expectations.
  • Creating an environment of effective delivery by empowering the Test delivery team, leveraging their knowledge and expertise, learning lessons from past delivery, and by allocating work across the team in a way that makes the most of their skills while maintaining a focus on outcomes.
  • Run/attend weekly working group and weekly delivery against plan meetings
  • Maintain detailed Test plan for Automation, managing updates and delivery forum management

What We're Looking For

  • Drive for results & Problem Solving
  • Strong Customer and Quality focus
  • Flexible approach and ability to work under pressure
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Strong Java and Selenium scripting skill, experience in Test cases writing in Cucumber / Gherkin
  • Strong Knowledge of SQL Queries
  • Strong Knowledge on creating stubs to simulate responses
  • Good Knowledge on GIT, Maven, Jenkins
  • Good knowledge of DevOps

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Awareness with various messaging formats (XML, SWIFT, Scheme)
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering lifecycle, Core processes/techniques using different approaches, Documentation skills and Governance practices
  • Knowledge of Agile estimation techniques approaches and processes.

Where will you be working


Be More at Barclays

At Barclays, each day is about being more as a professional, and as a person. Be More @ Barclays represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It's the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

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Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.


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