Automation Tester Analyst - Leeds

to £45k - Testing
Ref: 843 Date Posted: Friday 13 May 2022
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Suitable for:       Automation Test Analyst, SDET
Location:              Homebased / Leeds (up to 3 days working from home)
Duration:             Permanent
Salary:                  £35,000 - £45,000 p.a. (DoE)

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced Automation Test Analyst to join their growing team. The role will primarily focus on Automation testing however it will also encompass a diverse range of activities which are generally of a highly complex and technical nature. It is well suited to candidates who are currently working in either a SDET or Automation Testing capacity.  The post offers good career opportunities with a company that has a demonstrable track record of promoting from within.

The successful Automation Test Analyst will join the team in further developing their market leading case management and workflow software that is used in social care and education management services. They are looking for the right individual to boost this team and contribute to their expansion plans.

Our clients’ applications are web-based workflow solutions that include mobile apps and customer portals. They provide modern and intuitive user interfaces to support critical processes for both social care and education professionals and the general public.

The Automation Test Analyst will play a vital role in low level verification and testing of solutions in a service area that is comparatively advanced in its use of technology.   Our client is a successful and growing company and this post is part of a broader expansion of personnel.

The Automation Test Analyst role is based at the company’s headquarters in beautiful offices and gardens in a converted manor house in the rural outskirts of Leeds.

Automation Test Analyst Experience/Attributes:

  • Enhance and expand the Automation Framework, ensuring a consistent approach across all automation teams.
  • Work alongside functional testing teams in defining requirements and scope for Automation Tests.
  • Creation and ownership of a suite of automation tests, across all client products.
  • Validate and test at a technical level and understand database, browser and network technology.
  • Investigate and replicate issues found during automation.
  • Use QA tools to track and manage resolution.
  • Fully endorse iterative development and have dependable delivery skills in a fast-moving environment focused on rapid iteration and regular product updates.
  • Help shape the product directions by participation in product design reviews and provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential issues.
  • Understand and participate in the software development lifecycle and the release management processes.
  • Keep up to date and review available automation test tools and their appropriate usage to ensure frameworks stay current.
  • Automation and Performance Test Environment maintenance.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated automation tester, with a desire to maintain the highest quality, performance and security standards. In additional you will possess these essential skills:

  • Experience working with a programming language such as C#, Java etc.
  • Experience with an Automation Framework such as Selenium Web Driver & testNG.
  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of Automated Test Scripts.
  • Strong database knowledge and SQL skills- preferably SQL Server.
  • Exposure to, or willingness to develop, Performance Testing skills using JMeter.
  • Ability to recognise, analyse and solve issues.
  • Attention to detail and focus on quality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with a flexible team player approach.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The following skills are also advantageous:
  • Previous experience with Page Object Model design technique for Automation.
  • ISEB/ISTQB related qualification advantageous.
  • Experience of testing/developing in an Agile development environment
  • Knowledge / usage of any development languages or tools including HTML, Java, Javascript

The Role:

Full Job description is available on request

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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