Automation Tester- UI, Python

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Abigail Scott

  • Contact email:

    abigail.scott@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH119316_1584359734

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Automation Tester- UI, Python

West London

6 Months +

IR35 In-Scope

Client Overview:

Our client is a valued part of everyday life in over 10 million homes. They entertain, excite and inspire customers with a great choice of high-quality content. They strive to be the best for customers, and to make a positive contribution to life in the UK and Ireland. They are always looking for ways to improve.

Role Overview:

· You will join a software development team, that uses cutting edge technology to provide applications that put the client first for online content, customer service and sales.

· As an Automation Tester, you'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, enjoy working closely with other smart people and use agile to ensure your projects succeed.

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
  • Experience and working knowledge of UI technologies
  • Plan, execute and maintain automated functional tests
  • 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

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.