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Software Developer In Test

Employer
Project People
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

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We are currently recruiting for a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) with knowledge and experience working with Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Selenium, AngularJS, JS, C#, Git, GitHub, TFS, Jenkins, API's, AWS, Azure, RESTful, POSTman, JUnit, NUnit, TestNG, CI/CD, Cucumber, Slack, Serenity, SPecFlow is urgently required by our Global IT Services Organisation for a rolling 3-month home based contract,

The successful candidate will provide specialist testing advice and delivery, is accountable for managing testing activities on projects within a program or service. Working as part of a DevOps/Agile squad, will support activities within each sprint, lead and manage on the testing effort. Liaise with stakeholders, supplying and presenting reports when required. Expected to produce plan(s) and estimate test requirements when required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Understands the requirements for testing within projects and agrees testing scope with stakeholders
  • Accountable for the delivery of testing activities within budget and timescale
  • Mentoring and coaching others in Agile working practices
  • Work with product owners to define acceptance criteria and the Definition of Done.
  • May have accountability for management of a test team
  • Creates test plan documents that address the requirements and mitigate the risks of the solution
  • Contributes to internal testing standards
  • Display critical, quality-oriented, analytic & sceptical thinking about the product
  • Actively acquire information from stakeholders
  • Accurately evaluate and report test results, test progress, and product quality
  • Work effectively to define testable user stories, especially acceptance criteria, with customer team members and stakeholders
  • Collaborate within the team, working with programmers and other team members
  • Respond to change quickly, including changing, adding, or improving test cases
  • Plan and organize their own work


Skills, attributes and experience
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to articulate complex issues
  • Agile testing in Scrum
  • TDD implementation and optimisation
  • BDD acceptance criteria understanding and execution
  • Capable of assisting developers with unit testing
  • Capable of assisting agile test members with component integration testing
  • Development and implementation of end-to-end automated testing solution
  • Advocate for freeware, shift left and CI/CD
  • ISQTB advanced level certification - test analyst
  • Coding experience - able to contribute to coding sprints


Desirable experience:
  • Microservices architecture understanding
  • Mocking and stubbing tools, i.e. wiremock, mockito
  • NoSQL database - MongoDb, QuerySurge
  • Performance and Load tools - JMeter, Neoload, WebLoad, SmartBear
  • Querying monitoring tools such as Splunk
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