Senior Automation Quality Engineer

  • Flexible

    Porto, Portugal

    Lisbon, Portugal

    Madrid, Spain

    Barcelona, Spain

  • 125808

  • Remote

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • Dependent on local contract


TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Product & Engagement is a global team within TUI technology responsible for B2B Platforms within the Trips Programme. We are a multi-disciplinary team of experts across Architecture, Engineering, DevOps and Agile Delivery providing services across the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands. 


At TUI we’re ambitious to become the leader in technology within the travel industry and to achieve this we are looking to build a capable, creative team who want to be a part of accomplishing that goal. 

We never stop looking ahead, seeking new ways to delight our customers and grow our business. We recognise the power of digital and the massive contribution this brings to creating a truly unique and differentiated customer experience.  

We are looking for a talented and dedicated leader to join the Product & Engagement technology organisation which delivers and operates customer-facing web services across several markets. 

The Senior Automation Quality Engineer is a practitioner and an advocate of quality-focused software delivery practices, ensuring high quality of software products and services with an appropriate toolkit of technologies and methods and with a DevSecOps mindset. Working in an agile environment and keeping up with the ever-evolving technical landscape the Senior Automation Quality Engineer is a lifelong learner and likes to think outside the box. 




  • As a Senior Automation Quality Engineer, you will be part of a cross-functional team or a practice team that enables quality engineering skills and capabilities across a whole domain.

  • Work with your team in delivering the best answers to our customers’ needs and in taking over full responsibility for its applications, from design to operation.

  • Care diligently about the quality of your work, including proper documentation and security aspects. 

  • Use your deep technical skills to work with your team on defining, executing and maintaining efficient, highly automated test setups over the whole testing pyramid, from functional testing, integration and contract testing to performance and load testing.

  • Responsible for defining an appropriate testing strategy and ensuring the availability of suitable test data.

  • Help to realise efficient solutions for assuring quality where automation comes up against its limitations.

  • Coach and support your colleagues with deep knowledge to improve expertise in ensuring the quality of software products over the whole cycle of designing, building, testing and deploying applications.

  • Help to continuously advance tooling, processes, and ways of working, always having our customers in mind, and thus embed all-team quality ownership.

  • Work with Product Owners to ensure testable feature specifications and champion approaches like test-driven development or behaviour-driven development.

  • Tackle the whole cycle of designing, building, testing and deploying software and contribute to increasing automation. 

  • Able to verbalise your thoughts and ideas and take the initiative to translate ideas into outcomes. Together with the domain’s Practice teams as well as the Group Enabler teams you also will research, evaluate and test new approaches, processes and tools and help teams to use them effectively.

  • Demonstrating active contributions to Communities of Practice, including collaboration in shared initiatives.  

  • Love to work in an international, multi-cultural team.

  • Challenge constructively and have high expectations of yourself and others.

  • Drive for technical excellence, ownership and self-organisation at team and personal level.

  • Love to learn and acquire new skills and keep up to date with the latest developments in your focus areas. 




  • Deep and proven practical knowledge of and expertise in quality assurance practices, tools and methods in an agile context and at scale 

  • Strong technical prowess in all quality assurance areas including automation, functional, contract, integration, performance, and load testing  

  • Deep practical knowledge of software engineering practices like BDD and TDD 

  • Proven ability to define and execute quality strategies at scale 

  • Strong experience in end-to-end application testing (restful services, frontend application, automation) 

  • Knowledge and preferably experience with testing tools such as:  

                  – BDD frameworks like Cucumber 

                  – API testing tools 

                  – CI/CD tools and the ability to setup the test framework within the CICD 

                  – Postman or similar tool for API testing  

                  – JMeter or similar tool 

  • Good experience with CI/CD 

  • Customer-centric, passionate about delivering great digital products and services  

  • Demonstrating a true engineering craftsmanship mindset  

  • Passionate about continuous improvement, collaboration and great teams  

  • Compelling coaching and training skills for imparting professional software engineering skills 

  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with good communication skills   

  • Understanding of social and ethical implications of software engineering (e.g. described in the ACM Code of Ethics)   



  • Working in the leading global tourism group: We stand for intercultural cooperation and offer the opportunity to work in international projects and teams.
  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours and working from abroad: We believe that work is something you do, not where you go. Our offer: TUI Way of Working  
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Health, Social, Community, Career and Financial
  • Development and career opportunities: We offer a wide range of digital training and international career opportunities.
  • Additional benefits relevant to the local market that you’ll be based in

At TUI, we know people are as diverse as the destinations we send our customers to. ​ ​We love to see your uniqueness shine through and inspire the future of travel.​  If you would like to read more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us simply visit our Smile page Click here


If you have any questions, please contact the Recruiter for this role via the contact information included in the advert.