Senior Automation Tester

The Role:

As part of the QA function, you will:

  • Implement and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the automated test cases, test procedures and test suites
  • Plan implementation architecture for the automation framework design using BDD/TDD/DDD techniques
  • Gather development wide test automation requirements
  • Develop libraries, object repositories and optimised configurations for Selenium and Appium
  • Review code previously implemented for test suite by team members and provide critical feedback
  • Create, enhance and maintain Automation Framework by integrating the latest version of the existing technology (Selenium, Appium, Cucumber, SQL, Behat, Docker, Kubernetes and the Atlassian suite)
  • Work closely with the QA team members to ensure their understanding and execution/maintenance of the automated tests are of the appropriate level
  • Maintain/update as appropriate current Behat tests
  • Maintaining traceability, version control and configurations management of all test objects developed
  • Aiding into baselines for a CD environment
  • Suggest updates and improvements to our products and QA processes (inclusive of the different paths of testing i.e. full code, component, integration system)

You have:

Extensive experience testing Web APIs using any automation tools (e.g. SoapUI, PostMan)

  • Extensive experience testing RESTful Web APIs manually
  • Security and Performance Testing experience, Coding in PHP
  • Ability to up-skill and technically train other QA members
  • Certified to Advanced Test Analyst ISTQB Certification
  • Experienced in working in a financial web environment
  • Able to analyse test scenarios, apply critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills
  • Passionate about learning, training and sharing of knowledge
  • Ambitious, driven to learn, and want to bring new skills to the team
  • Able to think beyond assigned task, and be a good team player

You need:

We expect the following foundational knowledge:

  • Hybrid cloud testing knowledge
  • Containerised test set up and testing (for legacy and “new” systems)
  • Frameworks and tools for testing complex PHP/MySQL applications
  • Bug tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Agile development strategies, Scrum and Kanban
  • QA tools such as PHPUnit, Behat, Selenium

In return we’ll give you:

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience

  • An excellent benefits package including annual discretionary bonus, company pension scheme and health cover
  • World Perks: season ticket loan, free breakfast, childcare vouchers, Friday drinks fridge, business casual dress code, corporate discounts, tri-annual company parties - and more! 

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