Test Automation Developer

Are you interested in working for a company voted one of the best companies in Colorado? Innovar Group has a position with the client. They are seeking a Software Test Automation Developer with Object-oriented language and API testing experience for a permanent opportunity located in Lakewood, CO.


Title: Software Test Automation Developer

Duration: Direct Hire

Location: Lakewood, CO

Salary: $95-120k/yr depending on experience


  • 2+ years in Software Automation and Manual test development
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Experience with Functional, System, Integration, Regression, Exploratory, Negative, Smoke testing forms
  • Experience with any object-oriented programming languages such as Java, C#, or related languages/technologies
  • Testing and automating experience with REST and/or SOAP Services
  • Experience in API testing
  • Experience with Testing tools like TestNG, Unified Functional Tester (UFT), or other tools


Benefits: Health benefits, Life insurance, Long term disability, FSA, HSA, and Employee Assistance Program benefits.

Innovar Group is comprised of senior talent agents who deliver top recruitment services to clients throughout the United States. We bring a new era of recruiting to the industry by aligning state-of-the-art technology with outstanding talent. Visit our website at www.innovargroup.com.

To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Innovar Group are based exclusively on merit. Innovar Group does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity and identity expression, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.




**Relocation assistance is not provided and this is not a remote position. FirstBank does not sponsor work visas**

Salary Range – $85,000.00 To $120,000.00

FirstBank is implementing an exciting new Cloud-based Core Banking system and we’re looking for the right person to join our team to ensure we deliver the highest quality products to our customers. As the Test Automation Developer you will play a pivotal role in making sure we meet our Quality Assurance standards, while leveraging Java-based Test Automation techniques to improve the speed and consistency of the Agile software delivery process.

Founded in 1963, FirstBank maintains more than $20 billion in assets and operates over 110 branch locations across Colorado, Arizona and California. Its growth can be attributed to one simple philosophy: do right by customers, communities and employees, which is at the center of the company’s “banking for good” mantra. FirstBank believes that a company is nothing without the people that comprise it, and prides itself in hiring and training a diverse and talented group. By joining the FirstBank team you will experience its great team culture with ample opportunity for growth. There’s an opportunity for everyone with positions all across the company, from Teller and Call Center to Technology and Lending. Apply today to learn more and join the team!

A Brief Overview

The Test Automation Developer is responsible for supporting and implementing the design, automation, and maintenance of test scripts to ensure automation supports testing initiatives and continuous integration. The Test Automation Developer will support existing automation frameworks and related best practices. The Test Automation Developer will document and perform manual testing, where applicable. While working closely within, and across teams, the Test Automation Developer will ensure quality standards are met, and performance improvements are made. To ensure consistency across development, test, and production environments, the Test Automation Developer will collaborate on the documentation of test cases, and test processes and procedures. The Test Automation Developer will mentor and train new and existing staff, and provide group training on specific subject areas, as needed.

What you will do

  • Participate in 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 reconcile business and technical requirements through use of current methods and practices.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • A combination of post-high school education, job related certification and related experience equivalent to 5 years may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements

Preferred Requirements

  • Foundation and/or Advanced level Software Testing Certification; (i.e. ISTQB)
  • 2 years of professional Java development experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 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 GUI, including desktop/mobile applications, browsers and/or REST and SOAP Services
  • Experience with test management and test automation tools, or other related software 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
  • All required knowledge from Associate Analyst

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • 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

Statement of Benefits

FirstBank offers a suite of benefits that support our employees’ professional, financial, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Benefits currently offered with our positions include: Paid Time Off/paid leave programs, 401K/Employee Stock Ownership, United Healthcare medical, MetLife dental, VSP vision, Employee tuition reimbursement, Volunteer Time Off, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Group Life Insurance/AD&D

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. FirstBank does not permit pay inequities. Anyone who believes they have been subject to pay inequity should immediately report their concerns to the Human Resource Department.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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