Automation Lead - Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, TDD - URGENT

Recruiter
Oscar Technology
Location
Stockport
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Automation Lead - Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, TDD - Stockport - URGENT - Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience plus competitive benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers, pension and several other incentives!

The Role

A unique opportunity has arisen for a highly passionate Automation Lead (Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, TDD) to join a well established technology driven business based in the Stockport area. As the Automation Lead (Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, TDD) you will have a senior role in the team whilst remaining hands on with the responsibility of training non-automation testers via a formal syllabus, developed and delivered by you, as well as acting as a mentor to all testers to drive continuous improvement in their skill set. You will work across all the teams to increase the test coverage across existing and evolving functionality, to help ensure that existing quality is maintained and that systems continue to meet a stated business aim or need.

It will be essential for you to identify those areas of functionality most amenable to test automation, implement those tests and communicate the results, via logging and or reporting with the development and test teams. You will use Selenium, in conjunction with the most appropriate frameworks to help develop automated tests (using Cucumber and Ruby) to company and system standards in order to compliment and extend THEIR current suite of tests.

You will take the lead in administrating the Continuous Integration environment (in conjunction with the internal IT function) so that it meets the need to provide on-going, timely feedback for deployment of new features to production and test environments as well as nightly regression testing.

The Automation Lead essential role requirements

  • You must have previously built/rebuilt an automated test frameworks from scratch
  • Maintained a Selenium test system
  • Ability to write automated test scripts (Cucumber and Ruby are used but previous coding skills and ability to cross-train will suffice)
  • Proven track record of training and mentoring testers in automated testing practices and techniques.
  • Ability to document test failures in a clear and effective manner so they can be replicated by Developers.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven track record of using TDD within Agile teams.
  • Previous experience with Ad-Hoc testing

Bonus skills / experience:

  • Used Cucumber tool
  • Coded in Ruby
  • Knowledge or worked in other software methodologies
  • ISEB / ISTQB - Software Testing Foundation certificate

The Company

This is an exciting business to be involved with who have had rapid expansion since they started back in 2004 and are now on track to be Europe's leading company within their industry. They have ambitious plans to continue investment and develop their fantastic working environment to further support their values and vision. They're proud to have a collaborative team culture and encourage their teams with state of the art technology to work with, a subsidised canteen, a casual dress code, a chill out area, as well as golf, bowls and badminton on site. They support and provide an environment in which their employees can flourish. They celebrate when things have gone right and if things don't go quite to plan we all rally around each other.

Apply Now!

If you are a talented Automation Lead looking to become part of a team focused on delivery, then this might be the right move for you.

Interviews for this role will be commencing shortly. To register your interest in time, please send your CV using the "Apply" button now!

Automation Lead - Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, TDD - Stockport - URGENT - Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience plus competitive benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers, pension and several other incentives!

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.