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Automation Tester

Automation Tester: Andover - 5 months

An Automation Tester is required to provide software testing for a new strategic project for my client.  They have various software and systems including; Oracle Apex, PHP and .net applications developed in-house and your prime role will be to write and execute automation test scripts using these languages. 

Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) SC security clearance is required

The role offers you the chance to perform the full life cycle including; installation, configuration and integration of applications. Produce and maintain Automation Test Strategy documentation, working with users and stakeholders on requirements, specifications and work with the lead test analyst. 

Description of Tasks

  • To write & execute automation test scripts using F#/C# or Java Selenium Webdriver, Canopy, Specflow against .Net and Oracle APEX applications.
  • To carry out installation, configuration, integration and migration of the .Net and Oracle APEX Applications.
  • To write and maintain User Stories, Acceptance Criteria, Tasks and other project documentation
  • To participate in user requirement workshops to define acceptance criteria for user stories.
  • To participate in sprint planning meetings to provide estimates for testing activity and to attend other Scrum ceremonies as required.
  • To work as part of a cross-functional team participating in activities such as update of User Guides and other documentation as required.

Essential Skills Required

  • Extensive experience of F#/C# or Java Selenium Webdriver, Canopy, Specflow against .Net and Oracle APEX applications
  • Competency and proven ability in the use of TFS Test Manager to maintain test suites, execution of tests and defect tracking.
  • Competency and proven ability in executing test scripts/scenarios, as well as complex installation guides
  • Demonstrable experience of Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and BDD automation tests.
  • To write and execute tests scripts/scenarios focusing on the production of regression tests and smoke scripts for the migrated applications.
  • To produce Test Reports and Release Notes against IAS’s Test Templates.
  • Experience of working within a defence environment.

 Desired Skills

  • Agile qualification e.g.

    Agile Certified Tester, Certified Scrum Master.
  • Have experience in scoping the types of testing and effort required to deploy each application.


Based on site in Andover for 102 days - working Monday to Friday 8:30-17:30.

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