Automation Tester - Homebased UK

£400-£450 pd (inside IR35) - Testing
Ref: 682 Date Posted: Monday 14 Jun 2021
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Suitable for:  Automation Tester with experience of automation testing of mobile, desktop and web within an agile environment both functional and non-functional

Location:  Homebased

Duration:  12 month contract

Rate:  £450 per day (inside IR35)

As an Automation Tester, you will be responsible for developing automated functional and non-functional test scripts to continuously improve the efficiency of our software development process and the quality of products.  As such, you will be part of an agile team involved in every step of the software development process including:

  • Understanding the requirements of each product and system to test
  • Designing, reviewing and developing code for microservice component and system level testing
  • Being accountable for design and code reviews
  • Maximising the use and benefits of automated tests
  • Carrying out non-functional testing such as volume and performance, resiliency and chaos tests
  • Ensuring development and documentation standards are met

Skills / Experience required:

  • Min 4 years’ experience as Automation Tester, Software Tester, Test Analyst with automation testing experience
  • 3+ years’ experience testing in an agile environment
  • Ability to create SQL queries to interrogate/update a database
  • Knowledge of NoSQL based databases
  • Understanding and experience of XML and JSON and use relevant tools
  • Experience in working with Development teams to rest using test harnesses e.g. Postman
  • The ability to test the engine of the software, testing the rules, logic and data flow below the GUI
  • The ability to step through developer demos (including the ability to read and understand code) on Developer PCs, as well as feeling confident to step through unit tests with Developers
  • Testing the integration hooks between modules, applications and systems
  • Knowledge of Javascript based frameworks (eg Vuetify, React etc) with experience in creating automation functional tests
  • Experience of using, troubleshooting and testing RESTful APIs
  • Understanding of automation best practices
  • Experience writing automation scripts using front end automation tools e.g. Ranorex, Selenium, Appium
  • Any experience with performance or load testing tools would be advantageous

Full job description available

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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