Automation Tester - Glasgow

£HIGH plus exc benefits - Testing
Ref: 86 Date Posted: Monday 18 Feb 2019
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Reporting to the Development Manager, the Test Engineer is primarily responsible for ensuring the quality of deliverables throughout the agile development lifecycle. Test Engineer is a technical role requiring excellent coding skills and thorough understanding of coding practices. 

As a Test Engineer, you will collaborate with all stakeholders to create high quality test automation tools and solutions to drive highest product quality. By working closely with our QA Analysist, Business Analysts and Developers, you will understand the design, implementation and focus on complex scenarios aimed at delivering quality code to our large user base. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing innovator in a technically challenging and rewarding role. Aside of growing your technical skills, you will also develop deep technical expertise and gain valuable business and industry related experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in continuous quality improvements for the product and processes with both automated and manual testing;
  • Design and develop strategic automated tests with focus on code readability and maintainability;
  • Analyze test results, investigate, report, and track product failures and improve the areas with higher defect trends;
  • Grow your technical skills through continuous learning and test automation initiatives;
  • Find ways to break the code and prevent issues;
  • Ensure traceability between product requirements, delivered code and test case verification;
  • Become a product expert in functional and technical knowledge in all areas.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • 3+ years of experience in enterprise software development;
  • Experience and knowledge in Object Oriented Programing using C# or Java;
  • Solid experience creating and maintaining test scripts using BDD / TDD automation frameworks, such as FitNesse, SpecFlow, Cucumber, RSpec;
  • Solid experience with Selenium Webdriver (not Selenium IDE);
  • Excellent understanding of the writing testable code principles;
  • Proficiency with SQL and an understanding of relational database system;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability to work in a team setting with minimal supervision;
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and understanding of role of QA;
  • Inquisitive attitude;
  • Good knowledge of Internet technologies;
  • Experience with Android automation testing using Appium a plus;
  • Experience with performance testing a plus