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Test Automation Engineer

Location:

Newbury, Berkshire

Work type:

Permanent

Business sector:

Testing

Salary:

£45000 - £50000 per annum

Job reference:

bde3_1539858554

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

matthew.pearce@Talentinternational.co.uk

Advertiser:

Matthew Pearce

QA Automation Engineer - Newbury

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, your responsibility will be ensuring the quality of
software releases and forging a solid automation strategy going forward.

Key responsibilities:

* Creating detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
* Identify, record, thoroughly document and track bugs
* Performing thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
* Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system
requirements
* Estimating, prioritising, planning and coordinating quality testing activities
* Mentoring junior members of the QA team
* Tracking quality assurance metrics (e.g. defect densities and open defect counts.)
* Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools and champion
our automation process moving forward
* Setting up test environments (Exchange, Sharepoint, Office 365 etc) and generating test
data

Requirements:
* Technical degree/similar or demonstrable QA experience
* Comfortable in a linux environment
* A "Can-do" startup aptitude
* Familiarity with databases/big data stores a plus
* Familiarity with automated tests or Javascript/Python
* Interested in learning about cutting-edge Big Data technologies
* Excellent communicator

QA Engineer, automation tester, test engineer, test engineer, test analyst. developer in test

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