Automation Test Lead – Hybrid or Remote

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire View on Map
  • Post Date : March 9, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 27, 2023
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  • Job ID 306812

Job Description

Hybrid or Remote – office based in Leeds
Competitive salary + bonus scheme
Flexible full-time hours
Pension Contributions up to 10%
Health and Wellbeing Programme
Life Assurance Cover at 4x salary
Employee Discounts Scheme
Flexible Benefits Scheme
28 days holiday + bank holidays plus 2 volunteer days
Our client is a leading international provider of shareholder, pension, remediation, and credit technology. With over 6000 employees, it supports 37 million people in 120 countries. Their vision is to be the leading global share registrar, offering complementary services to its client base and their values set the core foundations to their success.
This is an excellent opportunity for a credible QA Test Automation Lead Engineer with exemplary stakeholder management skills. The QA Test Automation Lead Engineer is focused on the delivery of quality software across all of the company’s product set. The holder of the role is to provide technical test solutions that supplement and enhance the manual testing efforts and is responsible for designing, creating, maintaining and executing functional and non-functional tests for both manual testing and automation.
Job Description
* Assist in the maintenance test automation strategy and framework using that supports internal and customer-facing solutions
* Provide input into defining the appropriate test approach and strategies in collaboration with the Test Manager to ensure effective test preparation and execution is produced for both manual and automated testing
* Determine the adequate level of test coverage and provide input into the testing estimates
* Understand the functional and technical requirements of the various products supported / Understand requirements, design specifications and convert them into test scripts
* Provide the creation and execution of test scripts both manual and automated
* Conduct test reviews throughout the development lifecycle / Create and maintain automation test libraries
* Responsible for logging and tracking defects / Provide effective communication to all stakeholders
Candidate Requirements
* Proven QA automation experience, in particular very good experience in functional and system level testing using Java, Selenium, Cucumber and Gherkin
* Experience in REST and SOAP services usage and testing (HttpClient, Postman)
* Strong understanding of automation frameworks and workflows, in particular designing tests based on mock-ups, specifications and acceptance criteria experience in version control systems (GIT)
* Experience in continuous testing in Jenkins and/or Azure DevOps / Strong SQL scripting skills / Experience of waterfall (V-model) and agile methodologies across multiple projects
* Experience in use of defect management tools, in particular Azure DevOps / Experience of cross browser/device, responsive and accessibility testing
* Ability to communicate about IT and technology in plain-English and in non-technical terms to colleagues and clients
* Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated
* Ability to work calmly and methodically when under pressure
* Automation of functional testing (both UI and services)
* Java, Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin
* REST and SOAP services testing
* Version control systems (GIT) + branching strategy using GIT workflow
* IntelliJ IDEA IDE
* Jenkins, IaC/Terraform Azure DevOps
* Puppet / Packer / PowerShell
* Non-functional testing
* Knowledge and experience of
* Tests parallelization using Selenium Grid
* Containers like Docker
* Containers-orchestration system like Kubernetes
* Public Cloud
Pleast note all successful candidates will need to pass UK SC vetting