Automation Tester, Agile, Testing, BDD, Java, SQL, Code

Reed Technology
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Please note his is a Public Sector role and falls inside of IR35 regulations

Tester- Automation, Agile, Restful, BDD, Java, JavaScript

My client a leading Public sector body based in Exeter are looking for an experienced Automation Tester for an initial 6 month contract with the view to extend.

Job Purpose

We require a test automation specialist to join the Digital programme and setup a test automation framework. Once this is done they would train existing testers in the skills required for test automations.


* Championing testing, effective test automation and good testing practices
* Setting up a test automation framework.
* Writing and executing effective functional tests and carrying out exploratory testing
* Automating functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable code with a knowledge of effective test automation architecture
* Actively supporting agile development methods and behaviour driven development
* Raising descriptive and useful bug reports
* Working with others to ensure the spread of good practices and knowledge

Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

* Knowledge of the software development and testing lifecycle in an agile environment
* Experience and working knowledge of test automation (coding) using Java and/or JavaScript
* Experience of hands-on testing in agile development environments
* Experience of testing web applications and RESTful web services
* Experience in any BDD tool, such as Cucumber

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

* Working knowledge of any of, JavaScript, SQL, RDBMS, HTTP, HTML, Java, XML, JSON
* Experience of Continuous Integration using Jenkins

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