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Test Engineer

  • Salary: £410 - £420 per day
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Sector: IT Audit
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018
  • Job reference: DEV005

Role:

You will be working onsite, as part of a client team in health, supporting the integration testing around the personal independence payment, suite of products.

As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for the testing of products, which make up our citizen services.
* You will be responsible for the operational stability of the products you test, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of those products.
* You will contribute to the overall Software Development Lifecycle Process within Software Engineering, following the agreed test principles to ensure the products developed are fit for purpose.
* As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for the testing of products, which make up our citizen services.
* You will be responsible for the operational stability of the products you test, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of those products.
* You will contribute to the overall Software Development Lifecycle Process within Software Engineering, following the agreed test principles to ensure the products developed are fit for purpose.
* You will ensure that the breadth and depth of testing is appropriate and proportionate, and takes a risk based approach.

Tasks Description
* Deliver test products which ensure our services are fit for purpose for our customers to consume.
* Transform business requirements in to tests
* Ensure system robustness, resilience and stability
* Design and develop reusable libraries and services and promote reuse across the department
* Contribute to community discussions about best practice within Test Engineering
* Champion technical evolution within the organisation, find, test, agree and adopt emerging technologies
* Be committed to continuous development
* Produce comprehensive suites of tests to ensure test coverage
* Assure there is a fit for purpose, robust test suite
* Provide coaching and mentoring to Test Engineers colleagues and peers
* Assist in the development of medium-long term strategies for products
* Ensure traceability of test coverage to requirements
* Identify and resolve issues preventing delivery or continuation of test engineering activities
* Collaborate across teams and liaise with others in the Software Development Lifecycle to investigate technical solutions
* Produce comprehensive technical documentation for wider consumption
* Carry out agreed test maintenance tasks
* Identify and create test data requirements

Key Skills
* Experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple senior Stakeholders
* Understand key principles of modern standards approach and how they apply to the work they are undertaking, and will apply under guidance
* Ability to test interfaces between systems. Focus for this role is on Integration testing.
* Identify test process optimisation opportunities and contribute to process optimisation
* Experience of utilising and implementing Test Engineering best practises and tools including HPW UFT 12.5+, Selenium v2.53.1+, Jenkins v2.11+
* Experience of Continuous Integration - Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT)Familiar with Agile Delivery Methodologies

Technologies
* Experience of working with Test Engineering collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack
* Experience of Behaviour Driven Development tools
* Experience of modifying and maintaining tests developed by other Associate and Test Engineers
* Experience of testing public facing and internal REST APIs
* Experience of testing software within a Micro-Service architecture
* Exposure to working within multiple delivery methods; Agile, Iterative, Waterfall
* Aware of Performance Test Tools including HPE Loadrunner v12.53+, JMeter v3.0
* An awareness of Security test tools including Burp Suite Pro v1.6 or higher, OWASP ZAP 2.4.3 or higher, Nessus/Tenable v5.0 or higher
* Awareness of accessibility standards - WCAG (v2.0) and EN (301 549)

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