Automation Tester - DV Cleared

Job type:Contract
Salary/Rate:£550 - £590 per day
Business Sector:ICT
Job ref:BBBH151398
Post Date:May 28, 2024

Automation Tester - DV Cleared - Corsham - £590 a day

You will join a global IT Consultancy working bringing digital transformation to the MoD. You will be a senior automation tester and will work with a software development teams to provide quality assurance in an agile development environment to execute all levels of QA tests including system, integrations and regression.

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with automation methodologies, such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), with experience in Ansible or equivalent automation tools (e.g., Terraform)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (eg., Gitlab)
  • Software development skills. E.g., JAVA, C#, and an understanding of software development best practices
  • Ability to identify, analyse, and devise solutions to business and technical information technology problems Ability to interact with customers regarding business and technical information technology needs
  • Good communication skills, including excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Ability to analyse problems, detect root causes and resolve issues effectively using latest quality improvement tools and techniques

Key Responsibilities:

  • Test Planning and Design:

Collaborate with the team to understand project requirements and create comprehensive test plans.

Design and develop automated test scripts and frameworks for functional, regression, and performance testing.

  • Test Automation:

Develop, maintain, and enhance automated test scripts.

Integrate automated tests with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.

  • Test Execution and Reporting:

Execute automated test scripts and analyse test results to identify defects and ensure software quality.

Document and report defects, providing detailed steps to reproduce and tracking them to resolution.

  • Test Artefacts Production:

Produce and maintain high-quality test artefacts including test plans, test cases, test scripts, and test data.

Ensure all test artefacts are well-documented, version-controlled, and easily accessible for the QA team and other stakeholders.

  • Test Maintenance:

Update and maintain automated test scripts to reflect changes in the application.

Ensure the automation test suite is robust and scalable.

  • Collaboration and Communication:

Work closely with developers to understand code changes and their impact on automated tests.

Participate in agile/scrum meetings, providing input on test planning and execution.

Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to stakeholders.

Automation Tester - DV Cleared - Corsham - £590 a day