• Test Automation Specialist - Iasi, Romania

    Job Locations RO-Iasi, Romania
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    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Role Overview

    Test Automation Specialist - Iasi, Romania


    Our Verification Team is based in both Helsinki and Iasi. Once the tool has been developed our Project Delivery team work with our clients - pharmaceutical companies who are researching the drugs on volunteers and patients. Our Project Delivery teams capture the what tailoring is required for the GUI front end and our Application Specialists work on the tailoring aspects. Once the front end has been tailored to reflect individual client needs and before it goes live with the end users (patients and volunteers) we need to test the tool extensively.  This is where the Verification Teams comes in.


    Currently we have a heavy onus on Manual Testing for the UAT piece. We are looking to harness the advantages that Automated Test Tools will bring to the team, the company and the product.


    In April 2017 we completed the office fit out and have what we think is a truly great work space at the Moldova Business Center in Iasi. We now have over 140 employees (September 2018) in Iasi and will be fitting out part of a second floor to house our growing team.


    Develops and maintains test asset used for tailoring phase automated testing activities. Influences study design to maximize testability and automation potential and performs testing and quality assurance tasks.  Manages own assignments and schedule, and serves as a resource for other departments on issues relating to the test modules.  Operates under moderate supervision and interacts with R&D test automation architect to maximize the re-usability of already existing solutions.




    Key words here - Verification, Quality Assurance, Testing, User Acceptance Testing




    Modova Business Center Iasi


    Key Accountabilities/Decision Making & Influence


    • Develops and enhances the Automated Software Testing environment and test asset (test cases, scripts, tools, environments, frameworks and other solutions) for selected tailoring projects;

    • Constantly evaluating the test automation strategy and approach to identify areas of improvement;

    • Influences software design to maximize testability and automation potential. May receive testing assignments from CS-delivery teams as the Verification Specialists.

    • Works directly with R&D testing services team related to test automation solutions;

    • Maintaining test automation assets when products are developed and changed;

    • Executing, analyzing and fixing automation related defects and supporting software designers using automated systems;

    • Proactive testing, finding new problems, analyzing them, and supporting software designers in corrective actions; 

    • Performs code reviews for the test automation code;

    • Managing and tracking bugs/anomalies and verifying bug fixes and improving working methods. 


    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    • M.Sc/B.Sc Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems;

    • Proven practical and theoretical knowledge of Software Testing;

    • Strong understanding of OOP principles and engineering practices;

    • 2 years of experience in Automation w/ direct scripting and coding;

    • 1 year of experience in Automation design or in development;

    • 1 years of experience with Agile methodologies and continuous integration processes;

    • User experience with Selenium, Appium and Robot Frame Work or similar solutions and happy to use Python;

    • Familiar with Git, Jenkins, XML processing;

    • Practical experience with any modern test, defect and requirement management tools;

    • Proficient in collecting test metrics, analysing results of test execution and creating comprehensive automation summary reports;

    • Good verbal and written communication in English language. 


      Nice to have:

    • Basic knowledge of SQL and Oracle databases;

    • Able to accurately estimate task durations and meet schedules;

    • Strong analytical skills, able to provide support to solve business or production problems;

    • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate technical and non-technical issues;

    • Highly collaborative, supportive and team player that demonstrates a proactive ‘can do’ attitude;

    • Responsive, assertive and drive a continuous improvement ethos in all interactions.


    CRF Health aspires to be the market leading provider of patient centred eSource technology and service solutions focused on flexibility and innovation, underpinned by deep regulatory and technical knowledge and high-quality service delivery.

    We have operations in Finland, the US and the UK and continue to grow in terms of revenues, customer numbers and employees.

    CRF Health creates electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions that are simple, scalable, and effective. From our collaborative, agile design approach to our user-friendly reporting tools, we streamline complex processes and deliver reliable results for superior clinical trial outcomes. We improve patient engagement with intuitive design, support study teams with tailored scientific insights, and secure high-quality data with precision. Above all, we ease the path to approval.

    Our personalized service and unparalleled eCOA expertise helps sponsors bring new medicine to market quickly and cost-effectively, improving lives across the world. More information on CRF Health to be found at www.crfhealth.com

    If this role isn't quite right for you then click here and search on all our current vacancies in Romania.

    The "Behaviours" we will measure you against - the "how you do it" - includes:

    • Embrace Collaboration
    • Own Your Contribution
    • Drive for Results and
    • Passion for the Customer

    How do the decisions in the design and analysis of mode equivalence studies affect study outcomes? Learn more





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