Automation QA Team Leader (Hybrid)

R&D | Belgrade, Serbia

About The Position

KMS Lighthouse is looking are seeking an experienced Automation Team Leader to manage a team of 4 automation developers with a mix of mid-level and junior experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for guiding the team in the development of automation built on Java and Selenium frameworks.

If you are a passionate Automation Team Leader with the required experience and skills, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering high-quality software products.

KMS Lighthouse is a global software (SaaS) company that drives smarter, better business interactions with its knowledge management solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to build knowledge management solutions. An amazing opportunity to join a hyper-growing company and to make a real impact!

KMS Lighthouse is an industry leader in knowledge management, working with Fortune 500 enterprise-level customers. If you're interested in the intersection of technology, innovation, and knowledge, this is the place to be.  


  • Lead and mentor a team of automation developers, providing coaching and technical guidance.
  • Collaborate effectively with Development and Manual QA Team Leads to ensure project requirements are met accurately and timely.
  • Provide high-level technical solutions and contribute to team success at the code level.
  • Develop and manage reasonable project timelines from design to delivery.
  • Deliver regular project status updates, addressing any project requirements, issues, or changes.
  • Establish and enforce good habits and practices within the team to maintain high software product quality.
  • Define, promote, and implement test automation best practices, standards, and processes.
  • Develop and support an effective automation framework.
  • Develop Automated Testing scripts and configure the automated testing solution.
  • Collaborate closely with QA manual team leads and the Development team.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in team management.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a test automation development role, with proven experience in creating, enhancing, and executing automated test scripts using Selenium.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing phases.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Java.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming and scripting languages, preferably Java.
  • Hands-on experience in automated test coding, including creating functions, methods, and programs.
  • Experience with TeamCity/Jenkins.
  • Proficiency in Selenium.
  • Experience with Linux.
  • Experience with TestNG, Allure, Selenium, Gradle, TeamCity, and REST Assured.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work effectively in a distributed team.


  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills 
  • Team management skills, including planning, organizing, motivating, and quality control of work.
  • Team player
  • Excellent English level.

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