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Automation Tester - Python

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 13/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91363

Automation Tester

6 Months

West London

Key Responsibilities:

  • Championing testing, effective test automation and good testing practices writing and executing effective functional tests, carrying out exploratory testing
  • Automating functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable code
  • Actively supporting agile development methods and best practices
  • Supporting and actively working towards test driven development and test automation
  • Helping to improve processes and procedures
  • Raising descriptive and useful bug reports
  • Quickly acquiring new testing skills and working with new technologies with little support
  • Working with other testers and teams to ensure the spread of good practices and knowledge
  • Assisting with the setting up and configuration of build and test environments

Requirements/ Skills:

  • Experience testing rich graphical user interfaces
  • Experience and working knowledge of test automation (coding), using Python essential
  • Experience of and ability to design and execute effective test cases
  • Good knowledge of automation tools
  • Knowledge of the full software development and testing lifecycle in an Agile environment
  • Experience of hands-on testing in Agile development environments (especially Scrum and XP) and Test Driven Development
  • Proactive, diplomatic and clear communicator
  • Working knowledge of JSON and shell scripting
  • Experience of Exploratory Testing
  • Experience of Continuous Integration using Teamcity, Jenkins or Cruise Control
  • Worked in Pair Programming environments would be a plus
  • Experience of testing on devices would be a plus
  • Squish experience desirable
  • Knowledge of various test design techniques
  • Knowledge of defect and sprint tracking tools
  • Experience of Linux desirable
  • Plan, execute and maintain automated functional tests

Behaviours sought:

  • Communicates ideas and information clearly and concisely
  • Listens to, understands and interprets information/instructions correctly
  • Anticipates and provides sound arguments to support ideas/actions/initiative
  • Demonstrates a full understanding of the requirement, and knowledge of sources and research methodology
  • Filters information and selects what is significant
  • Has confidence on own judgement whilst knowing when to refer to a more senior level
  • Able to understand and appreciate different/opposing perspectives on an issue
  • Able to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change
  • Takes care to maintain and develop existing relationships
  • Works harmoniously with a wide range of people and deals sensitively with contributors as well as with colleagues

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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