Senior Network Automation Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • £75,000 - £80,000 (GBP)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
    and remote
  • ASAP

Role & Responsibilities: -


Role & Responsibilities: -

  • Own the development and improvements in test automation framework
  • Lead test automation from case creation to delivery and maintenance of test automation scripts
  • Ensure that committed test cases to business are automated and any challenges/issues are raised with management as quickly as possible with options to mitigate them
  • Review and approve GIT merge requests. Work with other developers to make sure that code is written to a standard and is highly optimized and reusable
  • Use of Best Practices, reusable scripts/functions/modules in Automation development
  • Collaborate with network engineers to understand the manual test cases and showcase them what has been achieved & solicit feedback for further improvements
  • Participate in various Agile rituals, such as sprint planning meeting, Retro, demos.
  • Build complete CI/CD pipelines from building the lab, carrying out automated tests, produce user friendly reports, uploading results to test management tool and bringing the lab back to previous code base.


Experience: -

  • Strong hands-on experience of Python, GIT and Robot framework
  • Good understanding of SQL/NoSQL database and REST calls
  • Demonstrable experience of network test automation using standard python-based frameworks such as Django or Flask
  • Previous experience of automating test cases using REST calls via IXIA or Spirent would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of IP routing and switching such as BGP, MPLS, QoS along with prior test automation experience for Cisco IOS-XR, Nokia devices
  • Ability to understand and apply Open-config and Vendor specific NETCONF-YANG models, JSON and XML payload for test automation


IT Infrastructure Expertise
IT Infrastructure Products
Cisco IOS
Cisco IOS XR
IT Infrastructure Technologies & Protocols
Programming Languages & Frameworks
Django (Python)
Flask (Python)
Software Development Tools

Industry Experience

Telecommunications company - Service Provider, ISP, Mobile
Media & Broadcasting company - TV, Music, Movies, Radio, Entertainment