Automation Test Engineer

Ref No. 23239
Working from Home
Posted 11 Jan 2022


Employment: Permanent

Job description

On the lookout for a remote Automation testing role with an esteemed tech company with a sterling reputation as an employer?


About the role:

The role has a heavy emphasis on coding so programming experience in Typescript/JavaScript is required.


About the team:

  • We are a progressive team working with cutting edge technologies such as Angular, Protractor, Cucumber and best in class tools such as Visual Studio Code, GitHub, Jira and Confluence.
  • As part of your role you will be actively encouraged to contribute to all aspects of testing, creating and maintaining automated end to end test scripts, developing and maintaining a framework and expanding automation test coverage whilst adhering to strict quality standards.
  • As our business diversifies, you will be expected to work on and support new functionality as it is developed.
  • Location: we are considering remote working (UK only) with a few days per year at the office in Cardiff.

Main Duties

  • Ability to analyse software requirements in order to write and execute comprehensive, thorough and effective automated end-to-end automated test scripts and regression packs to verify the quality of new or enhanced software releases
  • Being able to work effectively within the Scaled Agile methodology and participate fully in sprint ceremonies, communicating back to team on sprint progress, blockers etc.
  • On-going development and maintenance of automation framework; adhering to strict coding standards set within the team
  • Ability to record, report, analyse and manage defects found during testing and manage through to closure
  • To help raise the profile of testing by providing high value automated test solutions at the right level and promoting continuous improvement within the team
  • Identifying and implementing suitable detailed test activities for each sprint set of epics/stories in accordance to best practice standards and processes as advised
  • Providing appropriate planning and estimation of test activities to support both sprint planning and enable continuous improvement activity


Technical abilities

Essential Technical skills

  • Strong capabilities and proven experience of building & maintaining automation testing frameworks
  • Experience with automated testing in Agile and BDD
  • Excellent working knowledge of JavaScript / Typescript
  • Experience in using Cucumber (Gherkin)
  • Experience in working in Agile environments
  • Experience in using version-control systems such as GIT
  • Experience in using tracking tools such as Jira
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills


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Your consultant

Kim Gibbons

IT Team Lead

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