QA Automation Engineer circa £45k+, Jobs, West Midlands, Coventry, 775


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QA Automation Engineer - circa £45k+ - Coventry

Ref: 775 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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SceneOne has an exciting opportunity to join a market leader client based in Coventry.

Due to the continued success and growth of the business, they are looking for an experienced QA Automation Engineer to join their team.

The Role:

As a QA Automation Engineer, you will be involved throughout the development lifecycle of the development team with particular responsibility in the quality assurance of software development and deployment with emphasis on development and implementation of test automation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of cross functional, passionate agile project teams to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
  • Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for our test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to our development teams
  • Mentor team members on automation
  • Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them
  • Be meticulous about documentation and maintaining a robust log of all test cases and test results
  • Ensure that all tests are executed and give regular feedback to the team lead on the status of quality

Key Skills:

Required:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Strong background in, and at least 3+ years of working in QA automation
  • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies e.g. Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI
  • Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
  • Strong working knowledge of testing fundamentals such as TDD & BDD
  • Proficient working with relational databases such as MySQL & PostreSQL

Advantageous:

  • Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
  • Testing enterprise applications deployed to cloud environments such as AWS
  • Understanding of coding enterprise applications within Java, PHP or Python

The Package:

A competitive basic salary depending on experience, with extensive learning, development and progression opportunities and a generous benefits package. For more information please send your CV to aisha.jamil@sceneone.uk.com or call 0141 899 0056.