QA Test Automation Engineer/Test Analyst Vacancy

Job Specification:

  • QA Test Automation Engineer/Test Analyst -
  • Ref:
    • PC/825,
  • Type:
    • Permanent,
  • Start:
    • asap,
  • Modified:
    • 14/12/2015
  • QA Test Automation Engineer/Test Analyst  (2 positions)
  • Skill set:

  • Testing
    • Working knowledge
    • Essential

  • Agile
    • Working knowledge
    • 6
    • Months
    • Essential
  • Purpose
    • QA Test Automation Engineer to be based in a large agile based development team in Coventry for a leading supplier of POS software for a range of tier 1 organisations and mid range clients. You'll play a pivotal role in creating a Test Automation Centre of Excellence, working with an existing team of manual testers, you'll need to be able to show a strength in either automated testing or be a Java/ object orientated Developer/Application Support candidate with some QA experience and a desire to specialise in automated testing. You'll be using a range of automated test tools such as selenium and concordian depending on whether you are designing and setting up automated test scripts for web, mobile or system applications. Working in a Scrum/Agile environment you'll be underpinning the agile processes and improving the automated testing techniques and methods to reliably release software more efficiently. With a range of client based projects in the UK and internal development to support, this is a varied and key role, with extensive opportunity to grow your automated testing career. Skills needed: - Strength in automated testing/QA tools such as concordian and selenium OR Java programming and some automated testing experience and a desire to work in automated testing - Some programming and scripting experience such as Java, Ant, Bash, Perl, Ruby - Excellent problem solving and attention to detail - Good communication skills - you'll be internal facing, but there are opportunities to work with clients - ISTQB is software testing would be beneficial - Experience of working with continuous integration or continuous delivery frameworks - Ideally some understanding of test methodologies for API/Web- service delivered applications - Working in agile/Scrum or similar TDD environment This is a really excellent opportunity for someone passionate about automated testing to promote a dedicated automated test function within a large Java development team and to act as a coach and mentor to other QA testers. I look forward to discussing this role with you.
  • Salary
    • To £45K
  • Based at
    • Coventry
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