Automation Test Analyst

Recruiter
Gear4music Ltd
Location
Manchester
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Gear4music, the market leading ecommerce retailer, is looking for an Automation Tester. With a team of over 35 PHP developers, we’re looking to bring on new talent with automation experience enabling efficient drives across our development function.

Job overview

Reporting into the Test Team Lead, you will be working closely with our Project Delivery and Development teams. You will be using your experience of working with testing automation in a web-based software environment to further enhance Gear4Music’s offering.

The testing function supports all development functions within the business. Your day-to-day activities will, therefore, be varied.


Responsibilities

Develop a good working domain knowledge for your projects

Promote testing best practices and company policies

Ensure testing is approached with security in mind

Identify issues and risks relating to workload and project progress, escalate these appropriately and provide suggested mitigating actions

For Agile deliveries, contribute to daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospectives

Actively contribute to process improvement initiatives and enhancements to current procedures including recommending quality improvements

Be involved with software deployments to ensure high-quality deliverables

Experience

Experience of working alongside, BA's, PM's and Development teams to resolve any issues in a timely manner

Demonstrates knowledge and practical experience of test tools and industry standard best practice

Experience covering all areas of the testing lifecycle;

Proven experience in software testing, knowledge of automated test tools, experience of test design and test strategy development

Use of issue tracking system, e.g. JIRA

Desirable

E-commerce experience

Agile & waterfall SDLC experience

Experience with Ghost Inspector

Experience with Selenium

Awareness of unit testing and its place in software development

Awareness of and experience with penetration testing

Job overview

Reporting into the Test Team Lead, you will be working closely with our Project Delivery and Development teams. You will be using your experience of working with testing automation in a web-based software environment to further enhance Gear4Music’s offering.

The testing function supports all development functions within the business. Your day-to-day activities will, therefore, be varied.


Responsibilities

Develop a good working domain knowledge for your projects

Promote testing best practices and company policies

Ensure testing is approached with security in mind

Identify issues and risks relating to workload and project progress, escalate these appropriately and provide suggested mitigating actions

For Agile deliveries, contribute to daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospectives

Actively contribute to process improvement initiatives and enhancements to current procedures including recommending quality improvements

Be involved with software deployments to ensure high-quality deliverables

Experience

Experience of working alongside, BA's, PM's and Development teams to resolve any issues in a timely manner

Demonstrates knowledge and practical experience of test tools and industry standard best practice

Experience covering all areas of the testing lifecycle;

Proven experience in software testing, knowledge of automated test tools, experience of test design and test strategy development

Use of issue tracking system, e.g. JIRA

Desirable

E-commerce experience

Agile & waterfall SDLC experience

Experience with Ghost Inspector

Experience with Selenium

Awareness of unit testing and its place in software development

Awareness of and experience with penetration testing


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/83250836

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