Test Architect, Dublin

Company Name: Allied Irish Bank

Location: Dublin, IE

Job Duration: 2023-11-14 to 2023-12-15


Role: Test Architect


Location: Central Park, Leopardstown, Co.Dublin



This role is being offered on a permanent basis.



As a Test Architect with us, you will be:

  • At the centre of innovation and change
  • Driving testing strategies across Mobile, Web Testing, API & Performance Testing that cover tooling, test runtime environment and test reporting
  • Working in a continuous learning culture



About the Role:


The Enterprise Enablement & Cloud Solutions team is responsible for the delivery of Platform & Technology Enablement, Quality Assurance, Framework & Standards Leadership and Enterprise Apps Management for AIB.


As a Test Architect, you will be working with an experienced cross-disciplinary team to develop, execute and maintain software to test AIB products. You should have solid in-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance, as well as strong knowledge of software engineering principles.

You will define automation strategies, as well as design & implement patterns & frameworks for functional and non-functional testing. You will also have the opportunity to propose improvements to existing test processes and procedures to improve quality and efficiency across the organisation.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Driving testing strategies across Mobile, Web Testing, API & Performance Testing that cover tooling, test runtime environment and test reporting
  • Designing, implementation and maintenance of test automation frameworks and tools
  • Leading initiatives to improve the efficiency of existing test automation solutions
  • Working closely with engineering, operations & business teams to design & implement test automation solutions
  • Gathering & tracking meaningful metrics to measure the success & adoption of test automation in the organisation
  • Maintaining up to date test documentation
  • Providing technical leadership for QA engineers on test automation technologies, standards and patterns.

What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience developing software test automation
  • Experience writing automated tests on a variety of platforms, browsers, and devices (E.g. Selenium WebDriver, JUnit, Appium)
  • Experience creating, executing and debugging automated tests on a complex software stack.
  • Highly proficient in Java
  • Solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming principles
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to coordinate cross-team efforts
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Experience with developer tools like git, Maven and Eclipse/IntelliJ IDE


Life at AIB


At AIB, we have a clear purpose – to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at careers@aib.ie.


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at careers@aib.ie



By when?  Closing date is 21.11.2023



Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners.