Test Engineer - Automation - Selenium

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Software Testing
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
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Test Engineer - Automation - Selenium

My client is a globally recognised name within the software testing world - due to large scale growth they are looking to recruit a number of Test Engineers for UK wide Projects

As a Test Engineer at you will work as part of the delivery team and be responsible for the planning, development, execution and management of automated testing activities.

A key element of the role is understanding client needs and delivering high quality test engineering solutions that meet the needs of key clients. As a Test Engineer, you will work as part of the test engineering team responsible for developing key test engineering approaches and recommend and implement improvements to test automation frameworks.

About the Role -

* Contribute to pre-sales activities and technical discovery to understand client problems and develop and present client proposals
* Design, build, implement and maintain test automation frameworks in-line with specific client delivery requirements
* Design test cases and formulate test scenarios based on requirements and produce automated test scripts to provide the appropriate level of test coverage
* Develop tools to assist manual and exploratory testing
* Liaise with clients to formulate test documents
* Stakeholder management as part of a team delivering automated testing solutions
* Provide updates to account managers and leadership team on client delivery
* Champion knowledge sharing and collaboration within the team
* Support and mentor of junior members of the test engineering team
* Share knowledge and contribute externally to user groups and communities
* Maintain awareness of emerging technology and trends
* Any other duties deemed necessary by the company

Key Skills required -

* Demonstrable aptitude for problem solving
* Experience using and integrating automated solutions with test management tools for planning, execution and reporting (e.g. JIRA, Azure DevOps, TestRail)
* Testing and quality expertise including structured test techniques to derive appropriate test coverage and drive efficiency in test
* Knowledge and experience of working in various development methodologies (Agile/Waterfall/Hybrid)
* Excellent object-oriented programming skills (Java or C#)
* Advanced coding ability to support the creation and maintenance of BDD automation frameworks
* Demonstrated experience of building complex automated regression packs covering both API and GUI
* Experience working in a CI/CD environment
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