Tester - Automation Tester

Location:
Birmingham
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
DC324B_1620136125
Posted:
7 days ago

Tester - Automation Testing

Immediate Start Date


Experis are currently recruiting for a Tester for a public sector client. The successful contractor will be skilled in in manual and automation techniques to provide functional and non-functional testing of software products and increments. Reporting to the Senior Software Tester, you will integrate with your own Scrum team with other Developers in a highly collaborative build-test-ship partnership.

Essential skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of test methodologies and techniques
  • Good experience with Agile development methodologies and testing in agile development
  • Pro-active in requirements gathering and analysing need for test in given scope of project
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and an ability to understand complex applications with a keen eye for detail.
  • Preparing and maintaining test cases and test plans derived from user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Liaising with product owner/project managers, teams and team leaders
  • Able to work closely with developers as part of small Scrum teams in an agile dev-test environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of formal software testing methodologies and types.
  • Experience of a test management tool such as Azure Devops - Test Hub or equivalent
  • Experience in integration testing - API level testing (manual testing)
  • Experience in exploratory testing and assisting/coordinating UAT testing
  • Experience in mobile app and responsive testing
  • Conducting continuous testing and upgrades throughout sprints
  • ISTQB foundation level certification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build strong working relationships and communicate at senior levels.

Desirable skills:

  • Integration automation testing - using RestAssured or similar
  • Experience in BDD framework - using Specflow or similar
  • Experience in test automation tools and framework - such as Selenium, Appium, Xamarin (mobile UI test automation), Jmeter or similar
  • Experience in basic SQL queries and backend testing.
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