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QA Tester - Automation Engineer

Location:

Coventry, West Midlands

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Testing

Salary:

£400 - £450 per day

Job reference:

EL20181204_1543919123

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

eleanor.lambert@Talentinternational.co.uk

Advertiser:

Eleanor Lambert

This is an opportunity for an Automation Tester who has a solid background in writing automated test scripts and a working knowledge of a development language - particularly c# and .net

The ideal candidate will have some selenium (web driver), gherkin, cucumber, spec flow, SQL, C#, JIRA, Confluence experience - as well as manual / database testing

And enjoy working in an Agile environment, in small Product teams

Key responsibilities of the Test Automation engineer

  • Understand the product requirements and ensure that test strategy is devised in a manner that confirms the requirements specification is met by the product.
  • Design and create automated test cases/scripts.
  • Develop automated test scripts, executing and maintaining automated test suites and results analysis using automated tools suites
  • Conduct functional, Regression and Usability testing (Manual testing/Automation testing).
  • Report defects with detailed clarity and defect tracking using such tools as JIRA.
  • Create, maintain and execute performance testing tool(s).
  • Prepare and present comprehensive test reports.
  • Adopt and maintain existing QA Automation Framework and CI Process.
  • Work with external team members.

Skills & Qualifications:

Essential

  • 2+ years experience as a QA Automation Engineer.
  • Experience with automated testing tools Selenium, Cucumber
  • Proven experience in using source code management tools.
  • Ability to think outside the box and 'crack' the product with testing acumen.
  • Good team player.
  • Willing to work with new technologies and QA tools.
  • Have extensive knowledge of the Software Testing Lifecycle and good practices.

Desirable

  • Experience building test environments
  • Experience in testing websites based on content management systems
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools
  • Hands on experience in JIRA and Confluence.
  • Database skills - SQL

Selenium (web driver), gherkin, cucumber, spec flow, SQL, C#, JIRA, Confluence, agile techniques.

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