FirstBank Jr. Test Automation Developer in Lakewood, Colorado

Requisition Number 18-0990

Post Date 8/22/2018

Title IT Professional

Title Detail Jr. Test Automation Developer

City Lakewood

Location Headquarters

State CO

Description Through the years, FirstBank has established ourselves as a progressive company, making important innovations in the way we bank. We are an environment where transparency, customer service, quality, and innovation are the focus. Now we are seeking an experienced individual who is passionate about technology and possesses strong communication skills to join one of our Software Delivery Teams.

We are seeking a Jr. Test Automation Developer with interest and a passion in testing, building automation scripts, and supporting test automation frameworks for distributed systems on the GUI and/or API. The ideal candidate would be innovative and have great problem solving and analytical skills.

The Jr. Test Automation Developer will be responsible for supporting the design, automation, and maintenance of test scripts to ensure automation aligns with testing initiatives and continuous integration. In this role, you will support existing automation frameworks and related best practices as well as document and perform manual testing, where applicable. While working closely within, and across teams, the Jr. Test Automation Developer will ensure quality standards are met, and performance improvements are made. To ensure consistency across development, test, and production environments, you will collaborate on the documentation of test cases, and test processes and procedures.

As a Denver Post Top Workplaces award winner seven years in a row (2012-2018), FirstBank provides many great benefits for being a part of our family. From competitive salaries, employer-contributed retirement and health plans, some reduced fee banking services, paid time off, employer paid basic life insurance, short-term and long term disability policies, to holiday parties and more, you will be appreciated and made to feel at home at FirstBank.

FirstBank provides a high-paced work environment with different projects landing on your desk routinely. From building the back-end of new products, improving current products and designing internal systems, to managing our security systems, maintaining and improving infrastructure and much more, no week is the same. This is a challenging position that comes with great rewards.



•Test GUI and/or API software efforts from analysis through implementation

•Design, automate, and maintain and debug test scripts

•Drive Risk-Based Testing conversations between business sponsors and developers

•Participate in testing, analysis, and communication of results

•Help drive Behavior Driven Development (BDD); use BDD to reconcile business and technical requirements

•Ensure best practices and standards are followed; maintain and oversee proper documentation

•Work under supervision; communicate with management on the status of tasks and projects and initiate requests to escalate problems, when needed

•Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Salary Commensurate with Experience


• Typically requires a bachelor's degree in related field.

• A combination of post-high school education, job related certification and related experience equivalent to 4 years may be considered in lieu of a degree.


• Foundation level Software Testing Certification; (i.e. ISTQB)


•Knowledge of basic forms of testing, including: Functional, System, Integration, Regression, Exploratory, Negative, Smoke

•Some experience with scripting languages using Java, C#, VBScript, or related languages/technologies

•Some experience testing and automating GUI, including desktop/mobile applications, browsers and/or REST and SOAP Services

•Some experience with Unified Functional Tester (UFT), Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), or other related testing tools

•Knowledge of Integrated Development Environments (IDE)

•Knowledge of source repositories, such as GitHub

•Some experience with SQL and general knowledge of RDBMS concepts

•Understanding of the difference and purpose of both GUI and API testing

•Strong organizational and time management skills

•Strong technical and operational problem-solving skills

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Excellent customer service skills

•Strong ability to work in a team oriented environment


Work is performed in an office environment with moderate noise levels and light to heavy traffic. An individual in this position:

• Frequently remains stationary throughout a typical business day

• Frequently operates a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer

• Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, and other rooms

• Occasionally positions self to access drawers and shelves of various heights

• Frequently reaches for and handles paperwork and files

• Constantly communicates with customers, coworkers, and management in-person and on the phone

• Must be able to exchange accurate information

Work Hours Monday through Friday

Part Time No

  • FirstBank is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

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  • FirstBank will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with FirstBank’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)