Automation QA Engineer (Python) for Testing Center of Excellence (Kyiv)

Ciklum Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) is a software quality assurance unit in Ciklum, which has been evolved very rapidly for the past 4 years to a mature SQA services provider, concurrently serving up to 30 projects, consisting of 70+ SQA professionals, delivering 5 main service lines.

Our main principles are:

  • People are over processes and hierarchy
  • Flat and open collaboration/communication increases creativity and brings more value to the business
  • Investing in people and innovations ensures your future
  • Reuse and share your experience - Develop best practices, publicize and follow them

Testing Center of Excellence is an optimal environment for your professional involvement and growth.

Testing Center of Excellence is a unique provider of QA Services and QA Consulting in the following areas:

  • Manual Web / Mobile QA Services
  • eCommerce QA Services
  • Automation QA Services
  • Performance QA Services
  • Security QA Services
  • QA Consulting

Testing Center of Excellence Team has the following certificates:

  • QA area - 46 certificates - ISTQB Foundation
  • QA area - 3 certificates - ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst & Test Manager
  • Scrum Master area - 29 certificates - ICAgile Certified Professional
  • Security area - 2 certificate - Offensive Security Certified Professional

QA Awards:

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On behalf of Testing Center of Excellence, Ciklum is looking for a Automation QA Engineer (Python) to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis.


  • Become part a team and work closely with BA, Dev and QA Specialists to own all of the test automation activities
  • Lead and oversee assigned project’s functional test automation efforts
  • Analyze new applications to be automated within the test automation architecture / framework. Create new or modify the existing test automation framework as needed.
  • Deliver the test automation solutions that fit within Agile / Scrum software development methodologies
  • Maintain and integrate automated test framework into CI/CD


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in functional test automation using either SoapUI (or comparable tools) for service testing and Selenium (or comparable tools) for UI test automation or similar technologies
  • Experience in object oriented language such as Python
  • 2 years of QA experience in Agile Software Development
  • 2 years of experience using test management tool such as TestRail, MS TFS, HP ALM, Silk Test Manager
  • Experience writing and executing test strategy, test approaches, defect reports and reporting test results
  • Good Knowledge of SQL


  • Experience with Mobile automation
  • Experience with REST Api testing
  • Some experience with cloud-based automation solutions like Saucelabs, Browserstack, etc.
  • BDD approach and BDD-based tools/frameworks

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to develop and solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Very close cooperation with client
  • Possibility to propose solutions on a project
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to influence project technologies.
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills.
  • Low bureaucracy, European management style.
  • Continuous self-improvement.
  • Trainings
  • ISTQB Certification preparation
  • QA knowledge sharing meetings

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