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Automation Tester

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 14/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381628A

Automation Tester

Birmingham

3-6 months

This is a Senior Automation role, with Client facing responsibilities

Automation Test Analyst to support and take ownership of automation test preparation and automation test execution activities within a multi-disciplined team.



Experience:

4+ years commercial testing experience


3+ years hands on experience Automated testing (Selenium WebDriver)

  • Experience in development of API tests using C# to complement Selenium UI testing
  • Has experience of Automation Frameworks
  • Has recommended\implement improvements to an Automation Framework
  • Hands on experience of BDD (SpecFlow\Gherkin)
  • Experience working within Agile and DevOps
  • Experience SQL Database Querying
  • Basic Unix/command line experience to access and read logs when required
  • CRM Knowledge (MS dynamics preferable)
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Test Management Tools (TestRail would be preferable)

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to quickly analyse and understand Features/User Stories/Acceptance Criteria/TestRail scripts
  • Automation test design using appropriate testing methods\techniques
  • Automation test execution and logging results
  • Analysing test coverage and requirements traceability
  • Test Data creation / extraction
  • Jira issue and defect reporting and tracking
  • Confluence knowledge sharing
  • Issue escalation through the appropriate management team(s)

'Nice to have' Skills (but not essential):

  • Basic understanding of integrated test environments
  • Basic understanding of versioning and branching
  • Basic understanding of Enterprise Service Bus'
  • Experience using 'Slack' communications tool
  • Experience using TestRail
  • Experience using Confluence/Jira
  • Experience in setup/maintenance of Automation projects in a Microsoft Visual Studio/VSTS environment
  • Development of API tests using C# to complement the Selenium GUI tests

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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