QA Automation Engineer - Java

Salary Competitive

About the job

You will work with the development teams on a daily basis as an enabler, to ensure effective and efficient test coverage. You will be the reference point for the entire engineering organisation and will act as an enabler, spreading the test automation culture at all levels.


  • With full autonomy, introduce and maintain a test automation strategy that is well understood and sustained by the teams. Evaluate the most effective mix of tests (unit, integration, functional, acceptance, performance …) to ensure the best result in terms of test efficiency.

  • Work in tandem with the Engineering Manager and Technical Leaders to identify the most critical area deserving improvement in the test-related aspects.

  • Work with the development teams to support the definition of Feature Test Plans and Regression Test Plans and support their effective execution also by means of manual tests.

  • Work with the Platform team to have reliable and dedicated test environments

  • Clearly communicate the timeline, scope, and risks of the test automation initiatives and work to embed the test activities with the existing development practices.

  • Coach and train the team, also by running pair programming sessions, to acquire extensive knowledge of all the test automation options.

  • Evaluate adequate technologies and keep our tech stack in line with the most advanced tools. Share results and evaluations with the team by hosting recurrent Tech Talks meetings.

  • Identify bottlenecks in the development activities and opportunities where test automation can help.


  • You have extensive experience with test automation, agile software delivery, and the development of complex products. You believe software development is a learning experience, and test automation is a key asset for consistent product growth.

  • You have a passion for test automation and you can influence others in its correct and regular adoption

  • You have experience with the majority of the test automation tools and techniques for modern web development

  • You have the capability to coach and help engineers grow and improve you have the desire to grow, experiment and learn; you want to become a master in the test automation domain

  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills, ready to interact with your teammates with a positive and constructive spirit

  • Have experience with DDD, TDD, Cloud and a distributed architecture

NOTE: By applying to this job you agree that your profile and personal details can be further shared with Stockholm IT Academy's potential clients and partners or any other third parties to find consulting opportunities.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Working at
Stockholm IT Academy

We are a growing tech start-up located in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. Our mission is to unlock the potential of devoted individuals by making dream-like careers in IT accessible to everyone. SITA prepares, trains, and guides new and experienced personnel on their path to start new roles in flourishing start-ups, scale-ups, agencies, and large global powerhouses. Beyond educating full-stack developers, QA, DevOps and Data Engineers SITA offers consulting, staffing and outsourcing services across Europe. We collaborate with our partners to find and locate the best individual talent while fostering successful businesses internationally.

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