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Test Automation Engineer

Employer
MyTutor.co.uk
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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About MyTutorMyTutor is the UK's leading online platform for one-to-one learning, and we're on a mission to give every teen the chance to reach their potential. We're building a future where access to high quality learning is stress-free for those who can afford it, and funded for those who can't.

One-to-one tuition is one of the most powerful ways to improve pupils' grades, confidence and life chances. Yet it remains out of reach for many. Our handpicked community of tutors work online with students from all walks of life, and our tutors have given half a million lessons so far - raising results on average by one whole grade. We're proud of the fact that over 550 schools have also chosen to work with us. And that we've earned a Trustpilot rating of 4.8/5.

We understand the hectic lives of families with teenagers, and our flexible lesson times mean parents can juggle schedules more easily. It's simple to find a tutor each child gets on with - and every lesson is tailored to their needs. With all the disruption to school education that covid-19 has brought, online tuition gives families and schools a safe and reliable way to keep their kids' education on track - no matter where they live or what they need help with.

The role in a nutshellWe're looking for an experienced Test Automation engineer with automation regression test experience to join and grow an agile development team that excels in both effectiveness and innovation.

We're looking for an experienced Test Automation engineer with automation regression test experience to join and grow an agile development team that excels in both effectiveness and innovation.

Our current tech stack is a Java/MySQL backend hosted in AWS. Our front end engineering team is transitioning the frontend to React.js. For testing we use Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber BDD, Git and API testing using Rest Assured.

You'll be helping us create scalable components/apps/microservices by designing and maintaining testing frameworks.

As one of 2 test automation engineers, you'll be experienced in working closely with other developers, QA and product people. You'll want to work in a collaborative working environment where ideas can be aired, differing opinions experimented with and sensible solutions chosen.

Responsibilities
  • Expand and scale test automation coverage
  • Be the guardian of the product - ensuring test requirements and acceptance criteria are clearly defined with product owners
  • Work with Product Owners/Engineers to define stories and deliver appropriate test scenarios
  • Research and implement new technologies, methodologies and ideas that can improve the organisation
  • Work with in a cross-functional team to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Contribute constructively in improving agile practices


RequirementsSkills you may already have
  • Proven experience of automation solutions that can be maintained, supported
and extended by the team
Practical experience of writing automated tests using Java Selenium and Cucumber for BDD. Nice to have Maven, Cypress, WebdriverIO, API Testing (eg. REST Assured), contract testing technologies Experience of testing windows, web and cloud-based applications and API web services Ability to design test cases, both manual and automated, and a willingness to

execute manual and automated regression testing
Experience in integrating automated tests with Continuous Integration servers such as Jenkins Experience with cloud computing Experience with SQL Comfortable working in an agile environment using Scrum Excellent communication skills and a enjoys being part of a team

Benefits
  • Work in an always learning organisation
  • Ability to influence the technology stack and engineering practices in the direction you want
  • Helping to improve the educational outcomes of thousands of young people
  • Opportunity to work autonomously and make use of your creative flair
  • A bright open plan office in the heart of shoreditch close to a vibe of spitalfield market and brick lane
  • Tuesday Breakfasts, Team lunches, Friday socials and regular team events & outings
  • 25 days holiday (plus public holidays)
  • Cycle to Work scheme and tech acquisition schemes
  • A flexible work-from-home policy and option for flexible working hours
  • Pension according to statutory requirements - at a 3% employer and 5% employee rate
    Note to recruitment agencies

    MyTutor does not accept speculative resumes from recruitment agencies that are not already working with us. Any unsolicited resumes sent to us will be treated as property of MyTutor, and any attached terms and conditions associated with these CV's will be null and void.
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