Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Employer
Henderson Scott
Location
Cranford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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As the QA Test Engineer you will work alongside colleagues in an agile environment to carry out software testing and quality assurance activities as part of the Research and Development team. Ensuring that the company's products and services meet the highest possible quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Analyse and understand new and existing software components and requirements
  • Collaborate with customer support teams to analyse, reproduce, and report on any software faults, and liaise with software developers to ensure problem scenarios are understood
  • Active participation and contribution towards technical documentation, peer reviews, design reviews, team review meetings, and project planning
  • Gather and contribute to test requirements and produce test specifications
  • Design and implement testing scenarios and tools for use by the team and wider department
  • Execute test cases, scripts, and scenarios, ranging from new feature testing to post-release validation checks
  • Contribute towards the definition of processes to improve overall quality standards and testing efficiency
  • Configure and maintain test environments


Experience

  • 2 years testing experience within on-premise and cloud infrastructure environments
  • Experience of writing test cases, test scripts, and test scenarios for manual test execution and fault identification
  • Use of defect-reporting tools, for example Jira
  • Knowledge of and experience with using a command line to interact with and manage a testing platform
  • Working knowledge of source control systems, such as Git/SVN
  • Experience of testing REST APIs
  • Experience with writing and executing automated tests using frameworks such as Codeception, Selenium etc
  • Experience with the testing of voice/telephony software
  • Security-testing experience for web-based applications
  • Experience of analysing the User Experience, including the user journey and how it can be improved


Skills

Essential:
  • Experience with Automation OR PHP OR JavaScript
  • Experience working with SQL or any other relational databases
  • Hands on Experience working with a terminal based environment such as bash in GNU/Linux
  • Working knowledge of source control systems, such as Git/SVN


Desirable:
  • Experience with writing automated tests using frameworks such as Codeception or CodeceptJS
  • Hands on experience working with scripting languages like PHP or JavaScript
  • Hands on knowledge working in a GNU/Linux environment
  • Basic AWS knowledge
  • Exposure to working on docker would be a great advantage


Interested?

Please send your CV and get in touch.
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