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QA Tester - Selenium, Cucumber, Java

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 12/03/2018
  • Job reference: J383115A

QA Tester

6 Months


What you will be doing

  • Ensuring the team's software is designed correctly and continuously tested throughout the development lifecycle
  • Driving quality deliverables through automation including tools, process, measurement, environment and data
  • Contributing to the elaboration of user stories in order to achieve viable, testable products with clearly defined acceptance criteria
  • Identifying opportunities to adopt innovative testing technologies and techniques as part of a focus on continuous improvement.

What we are looking for

You will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Solid experience of working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban etc)
  • Good knowledge of Java or JVM languages such as Scala, Groovy etc
  • Expertise with test automation tools and frameworks
    • UI testing - Selenium or any equivalent front-end browser based testing framework
    • API testing - web services / RESTful (using SoapUI, Postman etc)
    • Gherkin based BDD framework
  • Collaborative skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent understanding of non-functional requirements, test analysis, software engineering principles and continuous improvement methods
  • Understanding scope and limitations of different test types
  • Defect management and Triage process
  • Understanding of the benefits and differences between UI/API/Integration and Unit testing
  • A good understanding of the following testing approaches:
    • Test data creation and management strategies
    • Exploratory Testing
    • Automated Testing
    • Load / Soak / Performance Testing
    • Usability Testing
    • Security Testing
    • Operational Testing (Stability/Backup and Recovery/DR)
  • Good working knowledge of the following:
    • User story creation and elaboration
    • Understanding of how physical architecture affects QA
    • Continuous Delivery
  • Experience in using the Atlassian product suite is preferable (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance