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Automation Tester - Cucumber, Java, Gherkin

  • Salary: Up to £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 23/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381293A

Automation Tester


6 months

Successful candidates will possess the following skills & experience:

  • The ability to work independently or in a team in a structured fashion and the ability to deliver without regular management supervision
  • A proven track record of developing automation scripts using industry best practises and frameworks
  • Previous experience in taking business requirements and converting to produce formal written functional test cases
  • Excellent communication skills are essential (both technical and non-technical)
  • The ability to develop code in a vibrant office environment
  • Excellent documentation skills for both code and support documentation
  • The ability to pick and learn new technologies/frameworks as required


  • Degree (or equivalent) qualified
  • Developer orientated certification

Specialist Knowledge

  • Hands on experience of working in SCRUM / KANBAN Agile software projects.
  • Experience working from user stories with structured acceptance criteria and a track record of breaking stories into development tasks including estimates
  • Experience with writing and running test plans, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery

Industry Experience

  • Experience in software development within a corporate environment.
  • Media Sales or Broadcast IT experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of testing Analytic systems

Technical Skills

  • Strong manual and automation testing experience
  • Must have worked with Selenium WebDriver with C#, Nunit and additional experience of Jasmine a bonus
  • Strong scripting experience in C# and JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of SQL and ability to query databases to validate the contents
  • Able to maintain, adapt and develop API/Web Services Test Frameworks, User Interface (UI) and Integration Test Frameworks on both mobile and desktop browsers
  • Experience of working to BDD or TDD
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment tools and techniques would be desirable.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

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