Test Automation Architect and Team Lead (m/f/d)

Stellenbezeichnung: Test Automation Architect and Team Lead (m/f/d)

Firma: Worldline

Arbeitsort / Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen

Job Beschreibung: This is Worldline

We are the innovators at the heart of the payments technology industry, shaping how the world pays and gets paid. The solutions our people build today power the growth of millions of businesses tomorrow. From your local coffee shop to unicorns and international banks. From San Francisco to Auckland. We are in every corner of the world, in every part of commerce. And just as we help our customers accelerate their business, we are committed to helping our people accelerate their careers. Together, we shape .

The Opportunity

As the Test Automation Team Lead and Architect, you will be responsible for two key areas. Firstly, you will create and maintain the test automation tech stack at all levels of the testing pyramid. This includes designing and implementing an efficient automation strategy, selecting appropriate tools, and ensuring high automation coverage. Secondly, as the team lead, you will oversee the line organization of a team comprising 20 individuals. This role requires a deep understanding of test automation, strong leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the test automation strategy, framework, and guidelines in alignment with industry best practices and ISTQB standards
  • Lead and manage the test automation team, providing guidance, mentoring, and support to ensure high-quality test automation practices
  • Act as a consultant to the Test Department Manager, providing expertise and recommendations on test automation strategies, technologies, and processes
  • Collaborate with other test teams as a center of excellence, sharing knowledge, best practices, and providing support and guidance for their test automation efforts
  • Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable test automation frameworks, tools, and scripts
  • Conduct feasibility studies and evaluate the applicability of new test automation tools and technologies
  • Establish and enforce test automation processes, standards, and guidelines to ensure consistency and quality across projects
  • Continuously improve test automation practices, exploring innovative approaches and techniques to enhance efficiency and effectiveness

Who Are We Looking For

We look for big thinkers. People who can drive positive change, step up and show what’s next – people with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. In practice this means:

  • Strong understanding of software testing principles, methodologies, and best practices, including a solid foundation in ISTQB standards
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing test automation strategies and frameworks
  • Proficiency in test automation tools and technologies, such as Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, Cucumber, and Appium
  • Solid programming skills in languages commonly used for test automation, such as Java, Python, or C#
  • Deep knowledge of test automation frameworks and libraries, such as TestNG, JUnit, Robot Framework, or SpecFlow
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies and experience working in agile teams
  • Fluent in English (German is a plus)


At Worldline you’ll get the chance to be at the heart of the global payments technology industry and shape how the world pays and gets paid. On top of that, you will also have:

  • Flextime & mobile working within Germany
  • Company pension plan
  • Individual training programs
  • Job bike & diverse range of employee discounts
  • Mobility and food subsidies
  • Good public transport connections and free parking (location-specific)
  • “Wellbeing@Worldline” health program
  • Regular employee events
  • Possible participation in the Innovation Festival @ Worldline
  • Sustainable, international company culture

Shape the evolution

We are on an exciting journey towards the next frontiers of payments technology, and we look for big thinkers, people with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. Here you’ll work with ambitious colleagues from around the world, take on unique challenges as a team, and make a real impact on the society. With an empowering culture, strong technology and extensive training opportunities, we help you accelerate your career – wherever you decide to go. Join our global team of 18,000 innovators and shape a tomorrow that is yours to own.

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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or any applicable legally protected characteristics.

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