Senior Automation Tester

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1226486791
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experienced Selenium Automation Tester required for growing company in Nottingham city centre

Reports To: Head of Development

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm (37.5 per week)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Nottingham City Centre

We're looking for an experienced Automation Tester to join our development team helping us develop and deliver world-class software solutions to our customers. As a QA / Tester you will be looking after the testing and continued integrity of our software, which we deliver to companies across the UK and in over 60 countries worldwide. We'll encourage you to grow and develop in your role and support you to continuously look at new ways to aid the development process.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work as part of our Agile development process - Your ideas will help shape the features that delight our customers while your testing skills will ensure the quality of the finished product.
  • Automated testing - You will take ownership of our existing automation suite and be responsible for its continued development in line with best practices. You will champion automation in the wider team and be capable of teaching developers and testers how to write and run tests.
  • Manual testing - You must be able and willing to test the product manually when necessary.
  • Exploratory testing - Examine the product and proactively identify areas that could be improved.
  • Develop your knowledge - Nurture a genuine interest in our software and keep yourself continually up to date with best practice and innovation in testing
  • Continuous improvement - Look for ways to improve our product and processes, and have the initiative to drive change where necessary.
  • Team-player - Work closely with developers within the Scrum team to ensure that features are completed and tested.
  • Mentoring - As a senior tester, you will be expected to act as a positive role-model for junior team members and contribute towards their skills development.
  • Ongoing Quality Assurance - Collaborate with our Support, Products and Customer Success teams to ensure that we maintain the quality of the product after it has been released to customers.


About you

To help make sure we're delivering world-class software solutions, your technical background should include:

  • Proven expertise testing websites by writing automated tests in C# using Selenium
  • The ability to write clean, concise and maintainable test code
  • A strong conceptual understanding of modern full-stack web applications
  • Experience both writing and executing manual test case


Additionally, you would benefit from one or more of these:

  • Experience using SpecFlow and BDD
  • Ability to write tests for JavaScript code
  • Additional testing techniques (e.g. testing APIs, performance testing, security knowledge, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Azure platform (particularly App Services and Functions)


To play your part in our fantastic culture, you must also:

  • Have superb communication skills, with the ability to convey technical detail to others, both techies and non-techies alike
  • Put quality and security first
  • Have meticulous attention to detail
  • Be eager to learn with a technical mindset
  • Be a great problem-solver
  • Be proactive and driven


What you need to do now
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