Senior QA Automation Engineer
Senior QA Automation Engineer Sanderson have teamed up with a telecommunications giant to recruit a Senior QA Automation Engineer on a 12-month contract basis. The successful candidate will work directly with UX, BA and full stack engineers to deliver coded automated tests for browser and mobile based applications in a CI/CD environment, following Kanban methodologies. Responsibilities: Coded automation testing. Test case development based on functional and technical requirements. Set up and monitoring of automation test suites as part of CI/CD pipeline. Working directly with our architecture team defining best in class automation test tools and frameworks. Working with product and engineering team members defining and managing feature backlogs. Maintaining bug backlogs - triaging and prioritising with stakeholders. Advocate for QA and defining/maintaining quality standards within your team. Coaching / Mentoring junior developers. General Experience. A minimum of 6-8 years of experience in software development. Strong experience in agile/lean methodologies and processes (ideally Kanban or scrum) leading process improvements and engineering disciplines. Excellent communication skills both written and oral - comfortable presenting to their team and wider groups. Ability to lead systems analysis with application design individually and with an architecture team to deliver detailed application specifications. Demonstrated ability to lead and /or guide a team. Experience mentoring junior developers. Experience working in larger project and team environments with product, application support and operations teams. A passionate software developer with a strong interest in new and emerging technologies and the confidence to influence the technical direction on projects. Demonstrated delivery of major projects with a focus on quality and productivity. Ability to coach, mentor and influence colleagues through testing strategies and implementations. Strong experience in Unit Testing. Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline. Technical Skills. Strong understanding of testing fundamentals and best practices - development of test cases, edge case and boundary testing, smoke tests, regression tests and defining/testing non-functional application requirements. 5-6 years' experience in coded test automation in C# (ideally .Net Core. Advanced understanding of Mobile and Web UI / Browser based testing on modern UI frameworks. Experience using Selenium Web Driver 2/3 and Visual Studio delivering coded automation tests ? Experience developing test automation frameworks. Experience in a CI/CD environment maintaining 'green board'' policies, and driving test coverage statistics and defect reporting. Advanced level understanding of Object Oriented/SOLID Design principles and practices and their application as design patterns in automated testing. Professional experience using mobile automation tools such as Appium. Cross browser testing experience. Experience with Multi-Threading and parallel testing. Strong SQL experience for data set up and verification - in high volume, high throughput environments. Experience with test case management tools such as Test Rail. Advanced level experience testing RESTful API architectures through code-based testing Hands-on experience testing Microservices or Service Oriented Architectures. The ability to read and understand production code to aid in test generation process. Experience managing defect backlogs and requirements management with tools such as JIRA. Experience with GIT or related source control tools. For more information, please apply with full CV to Kirtee Issur-Garvin at Sanderson (Kirtee.Issur-).
46 days ago