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Senior Automation Test Engineer

Employer
Click Recruitment
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

At least 4 years of test automation experience at a Senior/Lead level

* Defines and reviews test conditions for given requirements, reviews and designs test cases/test scripts and supporting data, working to the functional and non-functional specifications provided.

* Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools.

* Provides reports on progress, anomalies, risks and issues associated with the overall project.

* Reports on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.

* Provides specialist advice to support others.

* Takes responsibility for integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities.

* Hands on testing

* Report daily on any issues and test progress to the Test Manager.

* Identifies process improvements and contributes to corporate testing standards and definition of best practice.

* Manages client relationships with respect to testing matters.

* Makes decisions which impact the success of assigned work, i.e. results, deadlines and budget.

* Allocation and management of resources appropriate to given assignments

* Manage and mitigate risks

* Clear leadership and effective communication at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences

* Mentoring and guiding team members in adopting best practice approaches

* Designing and writing automated UI (Web and Mobile), API, and database test scripts

* Designing and building test automation frameworks from scratch

* Lead the teams

* Experience of performance testing

* Test Automation tools and frameworks: Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Gherkin, Smartbear Test Complete, RESTful API and Appium

* Test management and SDLC Collaboration tools: Confluence, JIRA, Zephyr, ALM, Slack, ALM-QC, ALM Octane, TFS

* Coding experience in C#, Java, VBS, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Scala, Groovy

* SQL, Unix, Microsoft, Eclipse/IntelliJ, JUnit, TestNG, Maven, BDD/TDD/FDD, Oracle/MySQL/MongoDB, Jenkins, JMeter, GIT

* Agile/Scrum/Kanban

* Continuous Integration/Delivery pipelines

* Object oriented programming, design and debugging skills

* Applying knowledge effectively and efficiently to meet deadlines

Demonstrable experience of one or more of:

ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing

Experience in performing exploratory testing

Experience of DevOps

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail at all times; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Plans own work to meet given objectives and processes to ensure quality.

Initiative - identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities; Seeks increased responsibilities and takes ownership of tasks at hand; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas;

Teamwork - Interacts with and influences colleagues; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed

Desirable skills

Experience of testing financial/wealth management applications

Experience with AWS, Docker and Kubernetes

Experience of CMMi/TMMi

Experience of Serverless environments including AWS
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