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Automation Engineer



Software Engineering
Cork, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance.

We are seeking an experienced Automation Engineer to join our dynamic team in the field of data security. As the Automation Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and reliability of our SaaS product.

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including development, product management, and customer support, to ensure that quality requirements are well-defined and integrated into the development lifecycle.

· Design and execute test plans, test suites, and test scripts to validate the functionality, performance and security of our product.

· Drive the design and implementation of test cases, test suites, and test scripts to validate the functionality, performance, and security of our product.

· Continuously improve and enhance the quality process, methodologies, and tools to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and test coverage.

· Analyze and report on quality metrics, test results, and defects to stakeholders, providing actionable insights and recommendations for improvement.


· BSc in computer science or other related field /graduate of IDF technology unit.

· At least 2years' experience as an Automation Engineer.

· 2+ years of experience in Python.

· 1+ years of experience with AWS/Azure/GCP.

· Experience working with Pytest - an advantage.

· Experience in giving code reviews and mentoring team members – an advantage.

· Hands-on experience with automated testing frameworks, tools, and scripting languages.

· In-depth knowledge of quality assurance methodologies, processes, and best practices.

· Proficient in test planning, test design, and test implementation across various types of testing, including API, web, performance, and scalability testing.

· Solid understanding of software development methodologies, Agile practices, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.

· Experience with large scale systems or products for enterprise customers.

· Passion for people, quality, technology, and architecture.

· Excellent team player.

· Fluent English - reading and writing.

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to recruiting@forcepoint.com.

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