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SC Cleared Automation Test Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Andover, Hampshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018
  • Job reference: J382400A

Automation Test Engineer

6 Months


SC clearance or ability to obtain is required for this role

Task Description:

Recent proven experience of delivery of test services into an Agile /DevOps organisation. Working within SCRUM and Kanban frameworks within multi-skilled development teams; providing poly skilled individuals capable of contributing to the team beyond testing.

  • Recent proven experience in working with the product owner to derive and deliver Business Drive Development.
  • Recent proven experience of an open and collaborative working relationship at all levels with excellent communication and co-ordination skills when conducting daily stand-ups, team meetings, presentation and demonstrations.
  • Has a no-blame culture and encourages people to learn from their mistakes, working as one team
  • Suppliers must demonstrate an ability and willingness to work collaboratively within a multi-vendor delivery environment.
  • Ability to write test plans, test reports, test strategy and user
  • Competency and proven ability in the use of MS Team Foundation Server and HP Application Lifecycle Management x to maintain test suites, execution of tests and defect tracking.
  • Experience working within a secure Defence environment.
  • Has a development or DBA background in coding.
  • ISEB Foundation/Practitioner Qualification

Tasks required:

Good communication and liaison skills
Providing regular status reports to the test manager
Identifying and raising project risks and issues


Web browser testing including APEX 4/5, IE8/IE11 & Chrome scripts compatibility.

  • Proven experience in SIT and setting-up CI Pipeline against Oracle APEX Applications, .NET applications and Software AG WebMethods.
  • A good knowledge & understanding of building and provisioning Windows Server 2012 & Red hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.x servers within Microsoft Azure & VMware vSphere Client 6.x.
  • Must have good knowledge of Oracle 10g/ 11g and SQL Server 2012, 2016.
  • Must have knowledge of API Testing / Web Services Testing using SoapUI x.x.
  • HP ALM 12.2 administrative experience.

Technical skills:

  • HP QTP/ UFT and Selenium/Java/F# Canopy/Specflow against Oracle APEX and .NET Applications when writing Automation Scripts.
  • Proven experience in using other tools e.g. Selenium, TestNG, ANT, Eclipse, WinSCP, Beyond Compare, Putty.
  • Experience in performance testing using HP Loadrunner.
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