Senior Test Automation Engineer - Gdansk

Do you want to set the stage for test automation in Arla IT while being part of a cross functional test automation team empowered to create the Arla regression test suite?

To enable our growth, we are creating a new IT hub in Gdansk, Poland. That is why we are looking for you to join more than 1000 other IT specialists, including SAP consultants, project managers, agile coaches and developers, to deliver great results within e.g. SAP, web and mobile.  

As a Scandinavian company, we value mutual trust, collaboration and initiative. Thus, you will have every opportunity to share your ideas, learn and try new things on your own initiative. Join us to help create a centre of expertise and collaborate across cultures and borders.

Enable efficient test automation in Arla IT
We are setting up a new test automation scrum team in Gdansk to design, implement and execute the automated regression test suite in Arla IT. The suite covers all essential solutions in Arla and is business critical. We are in the urgent need of increasing coverage of the suite but also improving it to support our continuous agile transformation supporting the trains in creating more frequent releases.

Your job as a Senior Test Automation Engineer, being part of the new test automation team, will be to provide technical leadership and strategic direction for the test-automation organization.

Your main tasks are:

  • Setting the stage for the test automation architecture and a robust test suite
  • Providing strategical direction for test automation to the team
  • Developing the testing infrastructure and test automation framework
  • Problem solving and optimization in regard to improving the test suite effectiveness and efficiency

“We already have a Shared Services Centre in Gdansk, so you will join a major, well-established and modern workplace and you will get a first-hand impression of exciting and complex tools and processes,” says Hans Grønnebæk Hansen, Senior Manager, Agile Transformation.

Your Gdansk possibility
We are insourcing IT competences and establishing a new IT hub in Gdansk to supplement our headquarter in Viby, Denmark and international presence in Europe. Joining Arla IT, you become part of a company that is known for our use of agile processes, our internal collaboration and our ability to deliver IT solutions that add value to our end-users. 

As a team, we support Europe’s largest Dairy, a wide range of products and the farmers who own Arla Foods through great IT solutions. Helping us to create these, you can be sure to make a real difference for the entire organisation, and your colleagues near and far. Join us to help us create the future of dairy.

Test automation architecture experience and strong analytic skills
For you to provide the new team with a strategic direction we expect you to have experience with Test Automation Architecture and having strong analytical-, problem solving-, and decision-making skills.

Furthermore, we expect:

  • Master’s degree in software/system engineering, software architecture, computer science, information technology, electrical engineering or similar
  • 5+ Years professional experience in a software role preferable working with test automation in Tosca
  • Excellent knowledge of test automation, testing tools and test processes (Agile development, preferred ISTQB certification)
  • Good knowledge of SOA architecture, SOA testing metrics, Data Protocols, and virtualization concepts
  • Comprehensive knowledge in SW development (e.g. C#, Java) 
  • Solid experience in build management and continuous integration
  • Good communication skills (Ability to explain complex technical issues)

Interested in a new opportunity?
Arla is on a journey to create the future of dairy. Each of us has a role to play, with the freedom to think big. We are ambitious, but we prefer accountability over control. So, if you are up for a challenge, there is no shortage of opportunities to have an impact - and realise your ambitions - whatever they may be.

If this sounds exciting, feel free to reach out IT Manager Lasse M. Rasmussen at or apply as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.

Please apply via this link.


Arla’s Global IT comprises approximately 210 highly skilled IT specialists across DK, SE, GE, UK and PL as well as around 800 consultants who work with SAP, Microsoft and app development. Soon we will be 300+ employees looking at e.g. redesign of the logistics processes for Arla’s Global Warehouse & Distribution using SAP technology and establishment of an Analytics Powerhouse for the global Arla organisation to ensure faster and better decision-making through Big data.

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Arla®, Castello® and Lurpak® – brands like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world.