Agile Coach/ Senior Test Engineer- BPSS cleared (outside IR35)

Certes Computing Limited
United Kingdom
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Agile Coach/Senior Test Engineer - BPSS Cleared (Outside of IR35)
24 month contract

My client is recruiting for a Agile Coach/ Senior Test Engineer for an 24 month contract based in London.

Role Profile:

Act as tech lead for the test team. Provide guidance and advice in the design and creation of tests and test automation of code and systems. Help define testing/technical/practice standards for the team and promote the team's adherence to those standards. Help the team understand the development practices of the programme's developer teams. Help the delivery team's delivery managers prioritise work. The specialist will also be doing a lot of hands-on testing and test automation work alongside the rest of the team to develop robust and re-usable artefacts.

Essential Skills & Experience:
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to communicate with internal teams and clients with technical and non-technical backgrounds
*Demonstrable Testing experience in a project delivery / software development environment
*Demonstrable experience of working on large scale programmes / projects developing enterprise level IT Solutions within complex integrated applications architectures
** Broad technical knowledge and experience in a Java based micro service architectures
*experience of working with a recognised Agile or Iterative development methodology (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, RUP)
*Experience in producing programme test strategies and test approaches
*Experience across the following aspects of Testing: Unit, Functional, Automation, Integration, Performance Failover / Disaster Recovery, Security / Penetration
*Good awareness of XP Practices - including Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development (TDD), Test Automation
*Knowledge of Test Automation tools, including, e.g:Static Analysis - Check Style, Find Bugs, PMD
*Strong Client Facing skills and ability to understand their key business drivers

Desirable Skills/Experience:
*Experience of the Usability / Accessibility testing
*Experience of Exploratory testing
*Experience of Operational Acceptance testing
*Experience of User Acceptance testing
*Experience of Good working knowledge of SDLC tools
*Experience of ALM - e.g. Rational Team Concert / MS Visual Studio ALM / HP ALM / TeamForge
*Experience of Version Control - Experience of GitHub/SubVersion / Gerrit

To apply for this role please send me your CV to ************************* or call me on 01675 469 35 and ask for jade.

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