Test Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1235153239
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Automation Engineer required with software QA testing experience either UI / Front End or backend testing API testing ideally RESTful (Postman, Charles Proxy, or Rest Assured with some exposure to test automation in an OO language such as Java, JavaScript. Python or C# required by fast growing scale up in Cambridge with strong ethical credentials to work on their cutting edge energy trading platform for renewable energy which is based on the latest tech such as Java / AWS / Microservices / Kubernetes, Cassandra etc. Skills and Experience as the QA Engineer would include Proven expertise of manual functional / Behavioural testing working in an agile environment Tracking features and building test schedules from User Stories Some exposure to automated testing with an OO language such as Java, Groovy, Python or C# and a real passion to build on your automated test skills Understanding of the principles of API Testing for RESTful or JSON using (Postman, Charles Proxy or automated testing for API / Rest Assured) Experience of database and SQL a strong advantage Comfortable with the basics of Windows and Linux Operating Systems Strong communication skills and collaborative style to work in Agile environment Desirable skills as the QA Engineer would include Prior use of Selenium / Cucumber and TestNG or Junit or Jira Experience of Full stack testing from UI to Experience in creating and maintaining automated integration tests Any experience of working with DevOps teams Sound academics background ideally in Computer Science or Sciences This an outstanding chance to join a growing test team for an established and well-funded start-up who are scaling up and will offer the chance to form strong test automation skills working on a highly available and full stack complex product using the latest Cloud and Micro Services tech. Key responsibilities of the QA Engineer role will include Carry out full stack manual and automated functional test activities to validate functionality of software updates Create Java / Groovy automated test cases for the front-end to the back-end, using frameworks like Selenium, RestAssured, JMeter, Kundera, JOOQ, TestNG and more Contribute to the overall automation test framework, using Java and Gradle Work with technologies like Kubernetes, Kafka and Docker to deploy and test our platform Use Jira to track new features or defects in the platform, including building test schedules from user story acceptance criteria Contribute to decisions on how we testing is done, sharing opinions on the right tools to use and the right methods to achieve our goals Opus Resourcing are a boutique IT employment Agency who are relied on by a number of world leading technology companies and brands to assist resource their contract and permanent positions. We process certain personal information about you in connection with the recruitment process in order to seek to find you a suitable position and this information may be provided to potential employers. Information may include sensitive personal data (such as health information) that you provide in your CV or otherwise or that we are given about you. Details are set out in our Privacy Policy

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