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Software Test Engineer

FullStack London
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Software Test Engineer

Up to 70k plus bonus/benefits

6 Month FTC (Fixed Term Contract) - potential perm hire.


Fullstack London is looking for an experienced Software Test Engineer on behalf of a market-leading Digital brand based in Central London.

Position Overview

We are looking for an experienced test professional, responsible for assisting in the testing of web applications, including anything from back-end services to their client-end counterparts.

Your primary responsibilities will be to design and write test plans (acceptance criteria), execute the test plans as part of the release cycle, automate test plans using Cypress, and coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving and quality products is essential.

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the position are:
  • Design and implement tests that ensure product quality and functionality
  • Analyse and understand project requirements
  • Define test scenarios (acceptance criteria) to ensure full coverage of requirements
  • Manual test execution (moving towards increased automated test coverage)
  • Continuous maintenance of manual (using gherkin)
  • Continuous maintenance of end-to-end automated tests (using Cypress)
  • Coordinate testing in line with release cycle ensuring any blockers are raised as soon as encountered
  • Efficiently raise bugs to ensure they're highlighted and addressed as early as possible in the release cycle
  • Work closely with business analyst/project manager prioritise bugs within a release cycle
  • Work closely with developers to assist the understanding of bugs and overall application functionality
  • Assist with production bug investigations

Essential Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of testing standards and principles
  • Well versed in the use of gherkin syntax for scripting
  • Experience in testing web-based applications
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Familiar with API test tools (e.g. Postman)
  • Experience in automation using Cypress
  • Skilled in JavaScript
  • Experience in using source-code editors (e.g. Visual Studio Code)
  • Proficient understanding of test strategies and their relationship to build/test/deployment pipelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
  • Experience and understanding of the use of ticket management systems (e.g. Jira)
  • Experience in using document management systems (e.g. SharePoint)

Desirable Skills
  • Knowledge of Advertising / Marketing / Media business
  • Experience working with teams across multiple physical locations

This is an exciting time to join the company, at a period of significant growth. If you're interested and would like to apply please send me your CV asap.
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