Senior Tester - Northamptonshire

Recruiter
Erin Associates
Location
Wellingborough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
11 Jul 2019
Ref
1178472588
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Tester, Automation Tester - Northamptonshire, Wellingborough

The Software tester will be responsible to create and implement a test automation framework and design and execute automated tests. Ideally, you will have at least 3 years test automation experience with 5 years proven recent experience as an IT Tester, preferably with an ISEB / ISTQB Foundation.

Java, JEE, Oracle, SQL, Selenium, JIRA, Test Lead

Core Responsibilities

- Take the Test Lead on various projects
- Create and maintain the required test automation framework(s)
- Ensure that the test automation is updated based on the updated test cases
- Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release / delivery
- Deploying and managing resources for testing
- Applying the appropriate test measurements and metrics in the product and the Testing Team
- Planning, deploying and managing the testing effort for any given engagement.
- Functionality Testing of new and legacy applications to ensure business requirements are met
- Liaise with analysts, developers and business domain experts to produce test scripts, test data and scenarios for conclusions to be performed manually and using automated test tools
- Carry out tests and document results in the required standard.
- Report defects through the agreed process and assist other colleagues to find the best solution to the problem
- Develop and execute test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).

Skill Requirements

- Strong background in functional & Automation testing
- Strong understanding of the SDLC
- Knowledge / experience of testing and delivery methodologies - e.g. Agile and best practice for ensuring Quality Assurance
- IT literate with knowledge of web services and web technologies and test tools
- Proficient with Oracle & SQL
- Experience with web and non-web-based application testing
- Experience with JIRA or its equivalent.
- Ability to develop and maintain automation test frameworks from scratch with previous experience writing scripts with selenium
- ISTQB-BCS Certified tester Foundation level

The Test Lead, will possess excellent written and verbal skills, together with being self-organised and methodical with your approach to work. Other desirable skills include: development / programming background preferably with knowledge of C# or Java / Experience of Selenium testing tool and preferably if you are ISTQB certified or working towards it.

Keywords; Tester, Test Analyst, Automation Tester, Test Lead, Lead Tester, Test team leader, Selenium, Oracle, Financial services, Banking, Bank, Java, JEE, Systems Tester, Northampton, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Northants

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