Test Automation Engineer

We are looking for a "Rock Star" Automation Test Engineer who is looking to progress their career and take on a challenging and exciting role within a Digital Agency to help deliver growth in our engineering practice and play a critical role in delivering exceptional digital transformation and change for our clients.



We design and deliver better digital user experiences – primarily focused on website and ecommerce projects - from UX design to fully integrated CMS platform delivery. Working with major brands across the globe, we operate across a broad range of sectors from FMCG, manufacturing, B2B, technology and construction - helping clients solve marketing and commerce problems, improving user experience and solving complex technical integration and data problems.

With an equal balance of design and development personnel, we all have a passion for delivering the ultimate user experience and this is demonstrated through our award - winning team and our client list pedigree. With a growing reputation for excellence and an increasing number of projects, we are now expanding our team.


As a Test Automation Engineer, you'll be focussed across our project deliveries promoting, creating and executing automation frameworks from scratch to capture incidents and catch defects before they have a business impact. 

You will be collaborating with a variety of technical teams and stakeholders in the business to relay any issues and ensure a successful project delivery.

The Test Automation Engineer is an exciting and varied role, and is critical to the success of all digital projects delivered by Profound.

On a daily basis the Test Automation Engineer will use skills such as:

  • Idea generation.
  • Problem solving.
  • Influencing.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Collaboration.

This role will be a foundational and key addition to our team as we grow our East-Midlands based digital centre of excellence for next generation headless website and ecommerce delivery.



The successful candidate’s areas of expertise will be a selection of the following:

  • Strong testing background, experience designing and building web automation test suites across applications and APIs (JavaScript based) 
  • Ability to to iterate, innovate, and instigate quality-driven approaches and processes. 
  • A get up and go attitude as you will have the ability to shape the role yourself.
  • Full appreciation of an Agile environment
  • Experience working in a cross-functional delivery team. 
  • Website performance and security testing.
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD. 
  • Experience of designing testing strategies to deliver effective and robust solutions.
  • Knowledge of test driven and behaviour driven design.
  • Knowledge of code versioning and branching strategies.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Knowledge/experience of Cypress. 
  • Knowledge/experience of Lighthouse. 
  • Knowledge/experience of Visual Regression testing (Percy/Chromatic). 
  • Knowledge/experience of JAMStack architecture. 
  • Previous Digital Agency experience.


  • 3+ years of relevant Test Automation engineer experience. 
  • 3+ years large enterprise or e-business systems experience. 
  • Commercial eCommerce experience. 
  • BSc or BA degree preferred.


  • Opportunities for self-development, working with great Clients and challenging projects
  • Up to 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Flexible working environment (including work from home days / remote options)
  • Bonuses linked to team and individual achievement.
  • Weekly team lunches
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme 
  • Relaxed and enjoyable working space 
  • High quality office equipment

Strictly no agencies please


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