Lead Software Developer - Test & Automation

Recruiter
Capita Executive Recruitment
Location
London (Central)
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Lead Automation Engineer will be responsible for creating next generation and implementing existing, QA strategy, test policy, processes and automation frameworks to ensure all software is scaleable, reliable and of the highest quality possible before being released into the fast paced insurtech market.

This is an exciting and rewarding role requiring a smart, disciplined and experienced Lead Automation Engineer with team leadership and best strategy development experience and a genuine passion for Quality Assurance.

You... Super smart. Versatile. Innovative.

You will be an experienced and hands on Lead Automation Engineer preferably with a Java developer background. Creating test strategies and the execution plan you will be the go to person for all the technical challenges and other issues of the other automation engineers.
You have deep experience in performing white box testing using a range of automation frameworks and can demonstrate your ability to create custom test tools/scripts in Java or similar languages. The range of testing expertise required is extensive; APIs, UI, Micro-Services, Regression, system, automation, performance and scalability - it is of critical importance that you have good exposure in all of these areas.
You must thrive in an agile, challenging and fast paced environment which is going through exceptional growth.
Key Attributes Essential
*5+ years Automation Testing experience.
*A minimum of one years exposure to leading & mentoring a team of Automation Engineers.
*Ability to work well and build strong bonds with remotely distributed teams. Our team resides across London & Delhi so you will be required to travel to Delhi on occasion).
*A hands-on tester with extensive skills in test automation UI, regression and scalability.
*Excellent planning and presentation skills and an ability to communicate the QA goals and targets to different stake-holders.
*Experience with Selenium, Postman or similar tools/ frameworks and programming languages such as PHP, JAVA or similar.
*Expert level optimisation skills to improve performance, scalability, and usability of our applications.
*Exposure to Test Management and test coverage tools and processes.
Required tools expertise
*Selenium, JMeter or similar, GitHub/JIRA, Confluence, Cucumber, Java or similar, AWS Cloud and exposure to Micro-Services, API Gateways, RESTful API's and No- SQL Databases.

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