C# Test Lead Automation Engineer


The Client Engagement and Digital Onboarding department (CEDO) consists of 100+ employees and consultants and its overall purpose is to deliver our CRM, Website (SiteCore) and Digital Onboarding solutions. 
Our department is spread across three locations, one in Copenhagen, one in Krakow but also Gurugram, India. 

As our new Test Automation Lead, you will be responsible for:

  • Transforming our existing test automation frameworks and introducing industry leading frameworks to Saxo Bank
  • Leading test automation by being directly involved in developing tests -- leading by example -- and by promoting the test automation strategy across the department
  • Evangelizing, promoting and pushing sound automation practices
  • Be a catalyst in building our integration tests and contract tests - i.e. drive the tooling, our mocking strategy and how we handle external dependencies.
  • Continuously drive and facilitate the assessment of the existing automated tests with stakeholders, to ensure tests are maintainable and have adequate coverage
  • Increase visibility into our test coverage, execution and status across the department



You are capable of leading a team and you want to understand the business and context. You are capable of and open for working with an existing test setup and teams and understand the trade-offs between what is ready there and what improvements can bring. You want to lead the definition, implementation, and maintenance of our context-driven test automation, methodologies, tools, dashboard (reporting) and templates. You are also good at coaching and mentoring the team, as well as be an active participant in the automated testing efforts.

Additionally you should:

  • Influence new projects to constantly consider robustness, speed and the actual coverage of the test suites
  • Integrate test automation into the CI/CD process and instrument full software development life cycle automation
  • Be a creative self-starter with great team- and cross-department collaboration skills
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Furthermore, we are looking for a candidate with the following professional competencies:

  • 3+ years experience working as a C# developer on the .net platform - working on large-scale, performance critical web applications and real-time data-driven interfaces
  • 3 years of experience as a Lead Test Automation Engineer (or the equivalent)
  • Experience with testing WCF services and SQL interfaces (by creating data and validating functions, stored procedures etc.)
  • Experience with testing Web API (using Fiddler, Postman or other tools)
  • Experience with testing integrations between multiple systems on different levels - both UI, API and Database level
  • Hands-on experience with all levels of the test pyramid/triangle (unit, component, integration, contract and business critical flows) as well as non-functional testing
  • Experience with testing of CMS systems (Sharepoint/Sitecore etc) where you need to test editor workflow as well as end user experience
  • Experience using monitoring/reporting tools such as ElasticDB/Kibana/Grafana to visualize test results and pro-actively improve quality from automation 


First and foremost, we offer more than just a job; being an employee in Saxo Bank is an opportunity to invest in your future. In addition, you get:

  • A chance to join a truly growth-embracing culture, which will commit to helping you grow personally and professionally
  • An opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, very ambitious and, at the same time, informal and pleasant working environment
  • A competitive salary plus benefits package
Expected Start Date:
As soon as possible
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Contact person:
Hassan Bugti
Tel: +45 39774625
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