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Senior Automation Test Engineer

Senior Automation Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Automation Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harlow, Essex
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895912_1559118021
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email: anna@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 29, 2019 09:20

Job Description

My client, a technology leader specialising in defence and cybersecurity, is seeking senior and mid-level software testers to join its software development team. In this position you will be responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts. In addition, the position is responsible for creating metrics and increasing test coverage using the automated systems.

The ideal candidate must have demonstrable experience in automated testing of enterprise-grade Object-Oriented Java applications, including integration with middleware and RDBMS, third-party/open source libraries and handling problems of concurrency and scalability. You will have worked and thrived in an Agile environment, knowing and committing to the responsibilities of an Agile tester; you will be able to show your dedication to delivery.

In this Role you will:

*Design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions.
*Be responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts.
*Be responsible for creating metrics and increasing test coverage using the automated systems.
*Implement and develop automated test practices and test frameworks.
*Through the application of appropriate automation technologies to meet the short- and long-term goals.
*Work on other Defence Intelligence Solutions programmes.

You will have the following experience:

Required Skills:
*Excellent core test skills
*Review of software requirements
*Preparation of test cases
*Execution of tests
*Reporting of defects
*Preparation of test reports
*Experience of software testing tools and automated testing (in-particular SOAPUI and EggPlant), setting up and creation test stubs and test scripts

Desirables:
*Experience in integration and test of large software environments and intensive programmes
*A software background (preferably Java) so able to understand where problems may arise
*Experience of testing with GWT web front end
*IT knowledge of infrastructure would be advantageous (e.g. server configure, general networking familiarity, and active directory)
*Technologies: Web Services; Junit; SQL Server; Test data Services; Database Schema Testing; Persistence Framework Testing; HTTP/Restful Services REST tests using SOAP UI; UI testing

Techniques, Concepts or Methodologies:
*Scrum and/or Kanban (or other Agile frameworks)
*TDD
*OO Design and UML
*OO Design Patterns and/or Enterprise Design Patterns
*Enterprise Service Bus
*Continuous Integration (and, optimally, Continuous Deployment)
*DevOps (including DevSecOps, or other Dev*Ops variant)
*Mapping, Geolocation, Symbology and Geographic Information Systems Tools (particularly if you have any experience in an administrative role):
*Zephyr Test Management plugin for Jira (or other Test Management tools)
*TeamCity (or Hudson, CruiseControl, or other Continuous Integration tools)
*Atlassian JIRA (or other Issue Tracking tool)
*Subversion (or Atlassian Bitbucket, Git, or other Source Code version control tools)
*Atlassian Crucible/FishEye (or other Code Review tools)
*Open Source libraries and APIs

Job Title: Senior Automation Test Engineer (Permanent)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harlow or Warminster

Key Skills: core test skills; software requirements; test cases; reporting of defects; test reports

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.