Test & Reliability Engineer

  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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  • Contact:

    Andy Nugent

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Test & Reliability Engineer - 9 Months - Cheltenham

My client is looking for an experienced Test & Reliability Engineer, for an initial 9-month contract with possible extension beyond this. The client would like someone full time on site and can offer a competitive daily rate.

Key Activities:

The contracted team will focus initially on two major work scopes:

  • Moving message scrubber code (Java Spring) into AWS Lambda (Node.JS) and improve throughput and reduce error rate.
  • Create modules to perform RMD Database Write-back from data stream (SQS, S3) + Notification widget (SNS).

Essential responsibilities:

  • 5 year + experience in testing and quality assurance of Java/NodeJS Code
  • Must also have experience as a developer.

Developers on the project will be expected to:

  • Be proficient with enterprise code management tools and practices, particularly regarding collaborative development using Git.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with each other in completion of tasks, pairing and partnering as needed to complete User Stories
  • Be responsible for the quality of their code and contribute to checking the quality of their peer's code through the Peer Review process.
  • Own entire User-Stories and Tasks and be responsible for on time delivery of committed work and reporting progress and blockers to the Scrum Master
  • Participate in Sprint Planning, Sprint Retro, Stand-up and other daily/weekly meetings as required by the project.

Desired characteristics:

All candidates will benefit from knowledge of:

  • AWS Services (primarily Lambda, Fargate, S3 SNS, SQS)
  • Messaging Systems (Kafka, RabbitMQ)
  • Containerization using Docker, AWS Fargate, AWS ECS