Automation Engineer

Datapol Consultants Limited
Chester, UK
14 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Engineer - £45k

Reporting into the QA Lead, the Automation Engineer will be involved with all aspects of testing including manual, automated and non-functional such as load, performance and stress testing. Our client is working towards the shift-left policy across all business units to identity defects at the earliest possible stage thereby cutting down the cost and improving the time and quality of delivery

  • Participate actively in the scrum ceremonies at all stages in an agile based software development environment
  • Own the complete quality and be responsible for QA deliverables in the project team for micro-services architecture
  • Responsible for automating the testing of the software produced by the Development team
  • Develop and maintain automated test cases and continually improve automation coverage
  • Review and analyse the business and functional requirements, follow the test plans to produce appropriate test scripts, and produce the automated test suite using selenium Web Driver, Java based REST clients and Mobile Drivers like Appium
  • Produce quality test documentation (Test Plans, Test Scripts and Traceability) to agreed deadline.

Skills/experience required:
  • Qualification in a IT related discipline
  • Ideally hold a testing affiliation
  • Working experience in API Automation (REST and SOAP), Selenium automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Extensive working experience in using JAVA and related libraries such as REST clients
  • Working experience in behavior driven development frameworks (BDD) like Cucumber
  • Good understanding of mock services, mocking, stubbing and service virtualization is important
  • Familiarity with mobile automation strategies and tools (like Appium)
  • Understanding of contract testing approach and PACT is desirable
  • Knowledge on testing frameworks such as java, junit, TestNG, C#, .Net, Nunit
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as VB script, java script, or shell scripts is desirable
  • Experience in writing SQL queries; SQL scripts is desirable

If you meet with the above criteria please apply now.

"qa", "quality assurance", "testing", "tester", "test", "automation", "selenium", "api", "soap", "restful", "web api", "bdd", "tdd", "jenkins", "hudson"

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