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Senior Test Automation Engineer

Location
Merton, London
Remote Working
Remote Working
Salary
£45,000 to £55,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022
Senior Test Automation Engineer Paying up to £55,000 plus bonus and benefits remote working with scope to go hyrbid in the near future Job Purpose To contribute to the delivery of clinets product development strategy, ensuring that quality and integrity of the products is maintained in all releases. This will be done by writing and updating automated functional tests using Python and Selenium (plus other tools) Key Responsibilities • Creating and maintaining automated end-to-end test scripts in Python. • Contribute and enhance the existing test automation framework and scripts. • Working with development and business teams in identification, design, and development of automated test scripts. • Make an active contribution to all Agile rituals (Standups, Planning, Retros etc.) • Conducting code reviews, mentoring, and guiding junior team members. • Take a pro-active role with production issues, and in supporting continuous deployment and delivery activities. • Contribute towards the wider QA community to facilitate knowledge sharing. Knowledge Required • Extensive experience in automated software test development using latest open-source tools. • Excellent working knowledge on Selenium Webdriver with Python or Java. • Experienced in developing test automation frameworks from scratch using frameworks like Pytest, TestNG or Junit. • Experience in developing automated test scripts for Restful API s. • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals, programming practices and Object-Oriented principles. • Excellent working knowledge on source code repositories, branching and merging strategies using Git and GitHub/Bitbucket. • Strong knowledge of automated build and deployment, CI/CD pipelines using industry standard CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Harness etc.). • Good knowledge on Selenium Grid and experience working with third party grid solutions is desirable. • Basic knowledge of SQL on any RDBMS (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL etc.). • Good understanding of HTTP, HTML, JSON, YAML, CSS, XPath, and Restful web services. • Working knowledge of defect tracking and test management tools, preferably Jira. Skills and Experience Required • Awareness of Software development/testing lifecycle and experience working within fast-paced agile environments. • Basic understanding of public cloud infrastructure environments like AWS, virtualization techniques and microservices architecture. • Experience in automated non-functional testing (performance, deployment, security testing) is an advantage. • Strong analytical, problem-solving and co-ordination skills. • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to mentor and guide junior team members
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Details

  • Job Reference: 705451499-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Crown Heath Associates
  • Location: Merton, London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus + benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent