Senior Automation Tester

Posted 11 October 2021
Salary£400 - £450 per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineTelecoms Recruitment
Contact NameSam Fullman

Job description

Senior Automation Tester - 6 Months Contract

Purpose of the role and key responsibilities.
You will:

Ensure the features developed by your team are adequately tested and automated to ensure products provide the best customer experience.

*Write and execute functional tests and carry out exploratory testing when necessary
*Automate functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable code
*Assist with the setting up and configuration of build and test environments
*Contribute to the maintenance and creation of automation frameworks
*Champion testing, effective test automation and good testing practices
*Actively support Agile development methods and best practices
*Help to improve processes and procedures
*Raise descriptive and useful bug reports
*Quickly acquire new testing skills and work with new technologies with little support
*Work with other testers and teams to ensure the spread of best practices and knowledge

You'll have:
*5+ years of test automation (coding) with Python, Java or Javascript
*Competent with Object-oriented Programming
*Experience with Page Object Model
*Experience doing manual and exploratory user interface testing
*Experience analysing requirements and defining the test coverage for manual and automation scripts
*Working knowledge of JSON and REST API
*Knowledge to create or maintain test automation frameworks
*Experience with Linux
*Familiarity with source control tools desirable
*Experience of Continuous Integration using Teamcity, Jenkins or Cruise Control
*Knowledge of defect and sprint tracking tools such as JIRA
*Good communication skills
*A proactive attitude to problem solving
*Knowledge of the full software development and testing lifecycle in an Agile environment