Automation Engineer

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Tester/Test Analyst
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    678
  • OrganizationType
    IT

Automation Engineer
London
3-month contract
£350-380 per day

We're looking for a proactive and curious Automation Engineer who will be involved in the delivery of testing capability through the use of automation techniques, quality practices and processes as well as some manual testing. You'll also be responsible for exploring opportunities and compelling new technologies that will enhance testing capability and improve quality of delivery.

With a strong understanding of agile principles and implementations you'll continuously seek out improvements. You'll source ideas from your own experience, suggestions from the team or good practice from the broader community, creating a truly collaborative development environment.

Role Responsibilities
*Advocate testing, effective test automation and good testing practices, e.g. TDD
*Mentoring and educating team members who are new to automated testing
*Take some responsibility for the creation of non-functional tests, e.g. load testing, chaos testing
*Contribute to the maintenance and creation of automation frameworks
*Support Agile development methods and best practices
*Help to improve processes and procedures
*Raise descriptive and useful bug reports
*Quickly acquire new testing skills and work with new technologies with little support
*Work with the wider development teams to ensure the spread of best practices and knowledge

Role Requirements
*Experience of working as part of an agile development team
*Experience testing cloud infrastructure architecture
*Experience working alongside DevOps/Platform Engineers to verify functional tests
*An ability to clearly articulate test results to business stakeholders
*Software and infrastructure troubleshooting experience

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