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Job

Test Automation Engineer

Remote - Occasional travel to Farnborough

£550 - £600 per day InsideIR35

6 months +

SC clearance required

Key responsibilities:

  • Work independently, or with a team of software and systems engineers; must be knowledgeable in industry-standard testing tools and methodologies.
  • Edit, create, maintain, and debug automated test scripts written in Python, assist with creation of test plans, procedures and reports detailing the test process and infrastructure to appropriately assess that products/deliverables meet defined requirements.
  • Use custom built automated test tools and operate in a secure environment.
  • Edit and run automated test scripts and create automated and manual test scripts for processes that are not yet automated.
  • Maintain and enhance automated test scripts, as needed for applications in run & maintain
  • Establish the test approach and defect tracking workflow (primarily automated tests, augmented with manual tests when necessary) for multiple development scrum teams
  • Contribute to the scrum teams, participate in daily scrums, and be proactive on work tasks and obstacle resolution
  • Must be a dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver that can operate with minimal supervision.

Key Skills

  • 6 years' test experience (or 5 years' experience with ISTQB Foundation Certificate in software testing).
  • Excellent understanding of the Testing Lifecycle and the different types of testing such as Functional and Integration Testing.
  • Demonstrable Systems Integration experience including integrating 3rd party systems or components.
  • Able to understand existing Test Process and identify improvements and efficiencies.
  • Experience of creating Test Cases based on requirements and design documents.
  • Experience in Python, Robot Automation
  • Extensive experience with software testing frameworks (e.g. Katalon Studio, Selenium, SoapUI, Junit, DART, or similar)
  • Agile workload management and bug tracking (e.g. Jira, BitBucket, or similar)
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of scripting and programming in current languages (e.g., Python, Java, C, C++, C#, Assembly, etc.)
  • Experience working in a regulated environment testing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills - ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members.