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Test Automation Engineer - ISEB, ISTQB, Automated Testing

Test Automation Engineer - ISEB, ISTQB, Automated Testing

Are you an experienced Automation Tester? Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

My client are market leading providers of software to their industry, a Microsoft Gold Partner and hold over 40% of the market share within their industry.

As true heavy weights within their industry they can provide the successful candidate with a fantastic workplace, a perfect opportunity to develop their career further and be involved in genuinely exciting projects.

They are seeking an Automation Test Engineer to work with their already busy team to help to work towards a successful test strategy.

As a successful Automation Test Engineer you will be responsible for:

, Providing subject matter expertise and best practice for test automation and assist in designing and implementing automation framework for new and existing applications.
, Working with stakeholders to identify key tests for automation within the assigned projects
, Contributing to maintenance of current automation scripts impacted by assigned projects
, When needed, running manual technical tests as part of the assigned projects
, Working with the Head of Software Quality to introducing new tools / techniques in test automation for improving test coverage, reducing testing time and improving defect identification.
, Working within development teams and business to identify a test automation solution, provide a strategy, estimates, ROI and implementation plan for automation
, Working with the project to provide analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating into test automation solutions.
, Defining capability improvement opportunities for the testing organization
, Remaining current on test methods, techniques, and tools
, Providing accurate and timely test status reports
, Providing QA support to the Scrum Teams for the execution of tests during the development phase under the management of a Scrum Master.

As a successful Test Automation Engineer you should be hold:
, Good general standard of education.
, ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate software testing - advantageous.

As a successful Test Automation Engineer you should have experience in:
, Working as an automation test engineer.
, Coding with C#, .NET, Java or Ruby or automation experience with Calabash, Xamarin or Appium or knowledge of Selenium & Cucumber/Specflow
, Efficient automation testing within iOS and Android platforms
, Implementing complex test automation solutions in a variety of environment
, Automation Testing using Behavioral Driven Development tools such as SpecFlow, Cucumber and JBehave or similar
, The testing lifecycle, phase test objectives, entry/exit acceptance criteria and Risk-based approaches to the testing lifecycle definition.
, Working in pressured environment to strict deadlines.
, Insurance or Broker background - advantageous.

As a successful Test Automation Engineer you should also be skilled with:
, Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
, Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
, Knowledge of Test Management tools
, Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional Scrum team.
, Knowledge of XML and SQL Server - advantageous.

This is a great chance to join a growing company offering excellent career prospects and a comprehensive benefits package.

Paying a salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience, based in Worcester, commutable from Kidderminster, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Hereford, Malvern, Ledbury, Evesham, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Bewdley, Droitwich Spa and Pershore.

We are also offering a £200 referral fee so if you do happen to know of any Test Automation Engineers who may be interested in this position, do let us know.