Senior Test Development Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Senior Test development Engineer to work with the development team of a Cambridge based company. You will lead and perform testing activities on projects, adapting to the project needs whilst ensuring that all appropriate aspects of testing are considered from functional to non-functional.


* Good degree in a relevant technical or scientific discipline
* Experience in planning, designing and performing test activities across a full system of multiple components.
* Experience of systems thinking
* Technically leading and guiding cross-functional development teams to improve quality at all levels
* Ability to communicate to a wide range of people including internally and external clients
* Ability to plan and create various levels of test automation
* Ability to investigate issues by reading log files and by examining code
* Experience of non-functional testing (e.g. performance, security, load, stress)
* Experience in virtualisation technologies
* Ability to engage with the wider testing community
* Experience of designing charters and performing exploratory testing
* Ability to apply testing skills to analysing requirements as well as software

The following would be advantageous:

* Familiarity with multiple operating systems (Windows/Linux)
* Knowledge in API testing, web application testing and development practices
* ISEB/ISTQB Qualified
* Experience in Python, Node.js or other languages
* Experience in various test automation techniques, patterns, and frameworks
* Awareness of continuous integration/delivery/deployment and the associated technologies

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