Automation Tester - Selenium Webdriver + C# - Leeds

£35,000 - £65,000 Depending on experience + bonus + pension + career development - Testing
Ref: 664 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 May 2022
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Suitable for:       Automation Tester, Test Automation Engineer, Mid or Senior Automation Tester with either C#/Python or Java

Location:             Homebased / Leeds office / occasional client site

Duration:             Permanent

Salary:                 £35k - £65k DOE + bonus

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

Our client a leading digital transformation consultancy are looking for an Automation Tester to join their team of dedicated Test Automation Engineers who work on a wide variety of agile projects across Health, Retail and Finance sectors. You will need strong automation test skills and experience which must include the ability to build automation frameworks from scratch within agile project environments. You’ll get to join an employee-owned business that takes its people seriously and where you will be truly valued.

Role Experience/Attributes:

  • 3+ years experience as Automation Tester, Test Automation Engineer, SDET or similar
  • Building UI automation frameworks from scratch using the latest open-source tools (Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber/Specflow, Cypress, Java/C#/JavaScript/Python).
  • Automated API testing experience (REST-assured/RestSharp/HttpClient/Requests).
  • Configuration of automation tests to run as part of a continuous integration pipeline (GitLab, Github, Jenkins, Azure DevOps).
  • Exposure to cloud platforms and supporting tools (AWS, Azure, Docker, K8’s).
  • Knowledge and experience of non-functional testing e.g. performance testing (JMeter, k6, Gatling, Loadrunner) and security testing (OWASP).
  • Working in an agile (Scrum/Kanban) project environment utilising a test first approach which drives and creates a shared understanding of project requirements e.g. BDD, 3 Amigos, Example Mapping. 
  • Analysis of requirements identifying appropriate test coverage and estimation.
  • The ability to define and implement an agile test strategy, report accurate test progress and effectively manage/triage defects.

Desirable skills include:

  • Mobile automation testing (iOS and Android).
  • Test Consultancy experience e.g. working on customer site and advising on agile test, strategy and best practices.
  • Experience in mentoring and upskilling of junior testers.
  • Appreciation of accessibility testing.
  • Experience of working with the NHS.

The Role:

The appointed Automation Tester will initially be working on key projects within the healthcare sector, with the aim to increase efficiency and improve outcomes through advanced diagnostics and identification of personalised treatments. The company are exploring how AI can be used to optimise triage and target resources to deliver significant improvements for healthcare systems.

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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