Software Automation Engineer


Software Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Software Development

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  • Salary::

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Software Automation Engineer - Oxford - 6 Month Contract - Energy - £ Negotiable

Roles and Responsibilities:

Create and maintain build and test automation programs for large-scale systems
Work with end users, product analysts, and developers to understand features and technical implementations to continuously improve and simplify quality assurance processes
Create software tools used to perform build verification and regression tests
Design, implement and automate test cases, and develop supporting test tools
Conduct regular regression test reviews on a periodic basis to ensure performance levels of the automated production systems
Influence the architecture to be focused on test automation.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering Discipline with IT or software engineering experience.
2+ years of experience testing Web / Scientific applications, in a continuous delivery environment.
Ability to systematically problem-solve, debug and optimize and automate routine tasks.

Essential skills:

Experience of working in an agile environment and with building and improving test systems
Experience with software architecture, coding or scripting languages (e.g. Python)
Experience in some scientific domain
Able to collaborate with different teams across the programme to promote a quality culture
Challenge decisions where necessary in a positive way
Design of test strategies and test automation techniques
Able to understand, modify and maintain different levels of automation test pyramid
Experience of using or developing open source test tools and test frameworks
Ability to spike and recommend test tools depending on various project requirements
Experience of testing complex applications
Experience in testing of non-functionals e.g. performance, security.

A leading international Energy company, based in Oxfordshire, is actively recruiting for highly motivated candidates to join their industry leading software project team in the role of a software automation engineer.

If you are interested in the above please apply in for an immediate review.