Automation Tester - Leeds

to £45,000 + bonus - IT Software - Testing
Ref: 447 Date Posted: Friday 10 Jan 2020
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Suitable for:  Automation Tester / Test Analyst / Test Engineer / Software Tester / Test Lead with experience of Selenium Webdriver and either Java or C#
Location:  Leeds, West Yorkshire (approx 10 mins from train station.  There is also free onsite parking)
Salary:  £35,000 - £45,000 + bonus + career development
This is an exciting opportunity to join a bespoke software solution provider in Leeds working on a variety of agile projects.  Ideally you will have automation testing experience which includes building automation frameworks from Scratch within agile project environments.
Essential Experience:
As an Automation Tester / Test Analyst / Test Engineer / Software Tester / Test Lead the following experience is essential:
  • Min 3 years’ experience as Automation Tester / Test Analyst / Test Engineer / Software Tester / Test Lead
  • Experience in testing within an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) environment utilising a test first approach which drives and creates a shared understanding of project requirements e.g. BDD, Three Amigos
  • Ability to build automation frameworks from scratch using the latest open source test automation tools (Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber / Specflow, Java or C#)
  • Experience of Automated API testing (SOAP UI / REST-assured)
  • Configuration of automation tests to run as part of a continuous integration environment (Team City or Jenkins)
  • Ability to provide consultative approach to testing with clients
Desirable Experience:
As an Automation Tester / Test Analyst / Test Engineer / Software Tester / Test Lead the following experience is desirable:
  • Mobile Automation Testing (iOS and Android) e.g. Appium
  • Test Consultancy experience (e.g working on customer site and advising on agile test strategy and best practices)
  • Mentoring of junior testers
  • Knowledge or experience of non-functional testing e.g. performance testing (JMeter) and security testing (OWASP)
The Company:
Founded in 1999, our client is a relatively small company doing big things. This means the people who work there have the chance to experience a huge variety of work and fast-track their careers by delivering some remarkable projects. There's no hierarchy or egos to get in the way - just lots of challenges that need addressing from many different directions.
Their people are creative and diverse with an adventurous spirit. While they take work seriously, they don't take themselves the same way. They have quarterly events, plenty of informal pizza meetings and work in a great environment.
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holiday + public (buy/sell 3)
  • Flexi start time 7.30 – 9.30 am
  • Pension contributions up to 5% when you contribute 5%
  • Laptop
  • Quarterly company events (inc social event)
  • Regular tech catch ups/hack events
  • Christmas Party (partners are invited)
  • Summer away day
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Online learning subscription
  • Exceptional opportunities for fast career progression
  • Highly energised and motivated environment
  • Awesome team and ‘can-do’ culture
To apply:  please follow the online application process and upload your CV in word or send your cv to
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Please note:  you must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered
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