Senior QA Engineer (Test Automation)

Recruiter
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Location
Nottingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
1242018774
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior QA (Test Automation) / *location* / £45,000 - £55,000 (experience dependent)

*note - this is an 18 month fixed-term contract position

I'm working with a public sector organisation within the healthcare sector who require a Senior QA Engineer. You will collaborate with DevOps and Software Engineers to write automation tests across different levels and review release scripts across environments.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled, enthusiastic individual to be part of an exciting digital transformation programme working with modern technologies. In return, you'll get a competitive salary and a fantastic overall benefits package (including NHS pension of 20%).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Write automated tests across various build and release pipelines
  • Review test scripts across environments
  • Write and execute functional and non-functional tests at each level
  • Debug and refactor the test code
  • Measure and report on test activities and defects
  • Educate and support the rest of the delivery teams with testing, as well as internal and external stakeholders

Skills/Experience Required:
  • Experience of test automation using test frameworks based on object-oriented programming languages like C# or Java
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of software quality assurance and various types of testing, including but not limited to BDD, functional testing, integration testing, regression testing and system testing
  • Experience of working in cross-functional agile teams and testing web services or web-based applications
  • Experience using a broad range of testing tools such as Selenium, Cucumber, SpecFlow, BrowserStack, Postman, SoapUI, Protractor
  • Experience of working with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity or Azure DevOps / VSTS / TFS
  • Experience of working within a DevOps culture, with continuous integration, continuous testing and continuous deployment of code would be advantageous
  • Experience of non-functional testing and tools, such as performance testing using JMeter or Gatling, security testing or accessibility testing would be advantageous

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