FirstBank Test Automation Developer in Lakewood, Colorado

Requisition Number 18-0500

Post Date 6/21/2018

Title IT Professional

Title Detail 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 talented Test Automation Developer with expertise 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 Test Automation Developer will provide support in the development and maintenance of automation needs across FirstBank applications products, projects, and services. In this role, you will collaborate with the development, infrastructure, database administrators and quality assurance teams to improve the continuous integration and delivery processes through automation, tools, and process. The Test Automation Developer will provide support to the team with the evaluation and implementation of the process changes and tools to be utilized. You will also document procedures and processes across products, projects and workflows.

As a Denver Post Top Workplaces award winner six years in a row (2012-2017), 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 complex GUI and/or API software efforts from analysis through implementation

•Design, automate, and maintain test scripts related to various sized efforts

•Perform maintenance to, and debug, existing scripts

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

•Assume a lead role in testing, analysis, and communication of results

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

•Collaborate with Delivery Teams and Testing Centers of Excellence to create and evolve policies and best practices

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

•Make suggestions for improving the development and testing process

•Mentor and train new and existing staff

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

•Perform other duties as assigned

Salary Commensurate with Experience


•Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of three years related work experience

•Non-degreed personnel will have a minimum of seven years related work experience


• Foundation and/or Advanced level Software Testing Certification; (i.e. ISTQB)


•Experience with all forms of testing: Functional, System, Integration, Regression, Exploratory, Negative, Smoke

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

•Experience testing and automating REST and/or SOAP Services

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

•Experience with Eclipse and/or Visual Studio

•Experience with source repositories, such as GitHub

•Experience with SQL and general knowledge of RDBMS concepts

•Strong understanding of the difference and purpose of both GUI and API testing

•Knowledge of industry standards and trends

•Strong organizational and time management skills

•Strong technical and operational problem-solving skills

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Excellent customer service skills

•Working knowledge of information security concepts and techniques, as they apply to enterprise operating systems and applications

•Strong ability to work in a team oriented environment

•Ability to lead initiatives and manage projects with minimal guidance


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)