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Senior Automation Test Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 21/11/2016
  • Job reference: J357487A

Senior Test Automation Engineer - initial 3 month contract - Livingston

We have not only an exciting contract opportunity for a highly skilled Senior Test Automation Engineer but this role will see you supporting one of the largest Media and Broadcasting giants in the UK... This means unlike other contracts you will be working with cutting technology, a highly talented digital hub team and enjoy a 'start-up' feel, unlike other places.

Environment: Agile

Technologies: Java/J2EE, Spring Framework, Maven, Jenkins, SQL, Subversion, CRM


Technical Skills/Experience

  • 5yrs + experience of automated testing of complex systems - 3 of which should be at a senior level.
  • Excellent Java/J2EE programming experience, including Spring Framework and
  • Strong SQL
  • Configuration management experience (e.g. Subversion)
  • Experience of continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Experience of Agile development and working closely with development teams.
  • Ability to deliver innovative test solutions for CRM solutions

Testing Skills/Experience

  • Full lifecycle exposure and understanding.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail with a proven ability to articulate clearly
  • Practical experience of the application of testing disciplines
  • Test automation experience

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the Technical Test Team Lead delivering functional test solutions that meet defined objectives, schedule, standards, cost targets and reflect the technical test strategy.
  • Take ownership of the Functional Test solution from project initiation to final acceptance, with responsibility for each milestone within the cycle.
  • Demonstrate through results, an aptitude for supporting and delivering multiple activities in parallel while maintaining schedule, responding effectively to project and program changes in priority.
  • Provide professional project planning, estimation, functional test approaches, Technical Test solution quality, issue/risk management and results/analysis in keeping with department standards.
  • In assigned areas, provide inputs and recommendations on best practice for the benefit of the team.
  • Provide weekly summary reporting of progress metrics to the Technical Test Team Lead, highlighting achievements, issues and targets.

If you want to be considered, call me directly to discuss or send over your most recent profile and contact details! OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED!!