Automation QA Lead | Lisbon, Portugal

About us

CompareEuropeGroup is one of Europe’s fastest growing financial management platforms for insurance, banking, and telco products.

Headquartered in London, CompareEuropeGroup helps people across Europe save time and money and make better choices with comprehensive, free and independent online comparison tools for insurance, personal loans, credit cards, broadband subscriptions and other home services.

We are here to build the winning platform in our markets and most recently raised our Series A funding round from a suite of top-tier investors, including amongst others Nova Founders Capital, ACE & Company (investors in Uber, Pinterest, etc.), Peter Thiel (founder of PayPal), Mark Pincus (founder of Zynga), and others. The group has been able to establish a strong market position with over 50 partners in Europe and employs more than 100 people in six offices.

Join one of the fastest growing, young enterprises in Europe as we revolutionize the financial industry through technology.


Job brief

We are looking for an outstanding Automation Test Manager to be responsible for developing well designed automation frameworks and test scripts. You will automate our functional test cases into automated test scripts which would help accelerate testing efforts.

Reporting directly into the CTO, you will lead a team and play a vital role in driving best practices for the QA function.



  • Evangelize a test-driven development cycle that incorporates QA and automation testing of the planning and development process, to maintain the highest level of software quality, refine and implement QA processes, standards and controls.
  • Understanding automation requirement for different projects and write well designed test scripts by using best software testing practices.
  • Define strategy and roadmap and prepare a well-designed automation framework and tools to improve quality of deliverables and efficiency in the development release cycles.
  • Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.
  • Work closely with Engineers to develop the best technical design and approach.
  • Be responsible for identifying bugs and communicating their business impact to facilitate decision-making by Product Management and Engineering.
  • Be hands-on and perform functional testing of features for release cycles, including creating/executing test cases, raising defects and maintaining defect logs.
  • Manage the day-to- day activities of the QA team, including performance and people management



  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline.
  • 6+ years of experience in in testing / automation QA / test management roles.
  • Good hands-on and proven experience in delivering and supporting thorough QA testing processes.
  • Has managed multiple project experiences in both functional and non-functional testing.
  • Experience with testing automation using tools for testing and monitoring the functionality, performance and impact of scripts across different browsers, operating systems and devices.
  • Solid knowledge of test automation tools such as Selenium, SoapUI, LoadUI, QTP / UFT / TestComplete.
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following scripting languages: Python / Javascript / Ruby.
  • Strong command of UNIX/Linux monitoring/analysis tools.
  • Ability to work within a dynamic and challenging environment.

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