Senior Automation Tester

Randstad Sourceright
County Antrim, UK
Closing date
4 Oct 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Who we are

PwC's Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. We bring together regulatory insight, highly skilled operational resource and an unrivalled technology offering to provide a high quality and cost effective solution to operational delivery challenges.

Our capabilities stretch across a number of business pillars including Financial Crime Operations, Compliance Operations, Change Management and Customer Management. We have almost 1,400 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast; across our regional offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on a range of client sites.

About the role

Our Change Management Technical Solutions is experiencing continuous success and growth. As part of this growth, we are seeking to recruit experienced Testers to work with our software development teams to provide QA support to the development teams to automate tests to guide development. Each project is different, but typically you can expect to be working on the following

Requirements analysis and validation

Defining and executing test strategies and scripts

Ensuring requirements traceability

Introducing/suggesting new processes and techniques

Accurate recording and monitoring of issues

Reviewing test environments configuration and processes to facilitate continuous improvement and maintenance of quality standards

Providing test estimates

Developing and updating automated test scripts to match requirements

UX/UI testing / Regression testing

Creating test plans, cases, and scripts based on business requirements and technical specifications

Executing manual and automated testing cycles, coordinating efforts with external teams

Documenting test results, and compiling results into consolidated high level reports

Who we are looking for

Essential Criteria

Experience as a Test Analyst

Strong background in software integration and system testing

Has led testing in multi-technology transformation projects

Experience in driving script-writing and testing

Experience in SIT Testing

Experience in performance testing.

Experience of automated testing (e.g, Selenium)

Experience using HP QC / JIRA or comparable platforms

Experience of defining test strategy / test approach

Flexible, independent and self-motivated

Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high

Strong stakeholder management and communication skills

Strong experience of iterative / incremental software delivery

Knowledge of some test frameworks and solutions to manage complexity

Experience of working in fast paced environments to strict deadlines

Bachelor's Degree or HNC in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience

ISTQB Foundation Certification

Desirable Criteria

Experience of testing ERP software, particularly, Oracle E-Business Suite.


You will be based in Belfast, however as a result of the wide variety of clients and projects, you may be asked to work in other locations within the UK and beyond, sometimes at short notice and sometimes over lengthy periods of time. Your desire and ability to do this will be discussed as part of the recruitment process. Candidates who are unable or do not wish to work on projects in other locations will still be considered.

What's in it for you?

The role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of high profile clients. We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally.

Not the role for you?

Did you know PwC offer arrangements as well as (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, 'The PwC Professional' and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Valuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture
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