Test Automation Engineer (SC Security Cleared)

Profile 29 Ltd
United Kingdom
~£400/day neg.
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job; Test Automation Engineer (SC Security Cleared) Please note applicants are required to already have Security Clearance (SC level). This company is an award-winning data consultancy. They design and engineer solutions and platforms to help government departments improve the way they find, access and use data. They are looking for a talented Test Automation Engineer who will take ownership of the quality of their web applications. They need someone who will enjoy development of test automation suites, as well as creation of test cases and manual testing. As a Test Engineer you will estimate, plan, and coordinate testing activities. You will also ensure that quality issues and defects are appropriately identified, documented, tracked, and resolved in their defect tracking system. You'll be working for an innovative and progressive company, with exposure to the latest technologies and opportunities to present at community and tech events. You will enjoy a varied and challenging role that only comes from working in an SME. Responsibilities; - Understand product requirements and ensure that test strategy is devised in a manner that confirms the requirements specification is met by the product. - Design and create test cases/scripts. - Develop automated test scripts, executing and maintaining automated test suites and results analysis using Selenium WebDriver tool. - Conduct functional, Regression and Usability testing (Manual testing/Automation testing). - Report defects with detailed clarity and defect tracking using JIRA. - Create, maintain and execute performance testing using JMeter tool. - Prepare and present comprehensive test reports. - Adopt and maintain existing QA Automation Framework and CI Process. - Work with offshore and onsite team members. Essential Skills & Experience; - Experience as a QA Automation Engineer. - Experience with automated testing tools and open source tools. (Selenium and JMeter is a must) - Experience in JAVA and Object Oriented (OO) programming. - Experience in using source code management tools. (STS, Stash, Eclipse and Maven) - Have extensive knowledge of Software Testing Lifecycle and good practices. - Good understanding of Agile methodology and processes associated with it. Desired Skills & Experience; - Experience in testing websites based on content management systems will be an - advantage. - Experience with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins and Bamboo. - Hands on experience in JIRA, Zephyr and Confluence. - Working knowledge of MAC, Windows & Linux OS. - Database skills, mainly in MySQL and PostgreSQL. - Experience building Virtual Machine test environments. Other Stuff; - £'s; fully D.O.E up to approx £400/day - Duration; 3 months initially - Location; Hammersmith, London, Please note applicants are required to already have Security Clearance (SC level). Profile 29 recruitment keywords; automated test scripts test suites Selenium WebDriverConduct functional Regression Usability Testing Manual Automation defect tracking JIRAperformance JMeter tool QA Automation Framework JAVA Object Oriented programming source code management STS Stash Eclipse Maven Agile Continuous Integration Jenkins Bamboo Zephyr Confluence MySQL PostgreSQL London Hammersmith contract freelance security cleared SC
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