Automation Test Engineer

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £400.00 per day

  • Contact:

    James Cook

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Automation Test Engineer, DevOps, As a Service, Tester, Testing, Strategy, Strategic, Project, Programme, Scripts, Scripting, Test Case, Casing, User Stories, Security, QAT, Design, Designing, Designer, Agile, Scrum, Master, ISTQB, Public Sector, Government, Swindon, Improvement, Stakeholders, Quality Assurance,

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Swindon

IR35: Out of Scope

Minimum Requirement:

We are looking for an exceptional Automation Test Engineer to work on this project that will:

  • Own and oversee the test strategy for the project.
  • Make key decisions relating to test within the context of the delivery environment.
  • Be responsible for test improvement and optimisation.
  • Be able to ensure an effective and efficient service is built, meets user needs and optimises test practices.
  • Be able to advise on, design and execute a wide range of testing techniques and communicate test results to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Be effective in utilising a range of contemporary technologies including cloud platforms, open source and 'aaS' services to better enable and enhance the delivery of QAT services.
  • Be agile minded in approach.
  • Write test cases for user stories.
  • Produce automation test scripts based on project user stories.
  • Provide mentoring to other team members.
  • Be able to assess and peer review the test work of others.
  • Work in collaboration with architects, security experts, DevOps and developers to ensure that the application testing approach meets the technical objectives and departmental standards and practices.
  • Work closely with all members of the delivery team to deliver a high-quality automated test pipeline.
  • Can pay attention to detail but is also able to see the big picture. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about quality assurance, test automation tools, frameworks and best practices.
  • They will also possess good people skills, with strong problem-solving capabilities, able to think strategically, delivery and quality focused.

1) Experience of working in Agile products, creating automation as the work through the testing

2) Collaboration and team work - highly functional and performing team. Working in small teams and they're the only quality assurance.