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Test Automation Developer

Posted on Feb 1, 2020 by SLR Dynamics

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£42k - £55k Annual

Test Automation Developer

Report: Senior Product Lead

Fulltime based in Reading Office

We are currently seeking a number of Test Automation Developers (Permanent) with minimum 5-7 years of automation experience in automation framework development using Open source technologies including Selenium, Appium, Robot, Selenide, Specflow, Behave, Serenity, SAHI, Gauge for our large Telecommunications client, based in Berkshire. The candidate will be joining the Automation group to develop test automation framework and automate test cases. The role will involve working closely within the test automation team, manual testers, and product specialists to develop a variety of test suites.


Analysis of different open source automation tool for the requirement.

To develop test automation framework for different domains.

Develop proof of concepts of test automation for different domains.

Lead the automation team to automate test cases and execute automation regression packs.

To develop, maintain and execute automated test scripts.

To identify existing manual tests suitable for automation.

Identify and document defects when performing test execution and work with the development team to resolve these.

Ensure that all formal test activities are properly recorded according to the company's quality system.

Strive to continually develop and improve test methods, tools, and techniques, including the test automation framework.

Core Competencies

Very good understanding of test automation framework concept and architecture.

Ability to interpret requirements and specifications to identify what is needed to develop in test automation framework.

High level of competency in test specification, test execution, and test automation.

Strong ability in C#, Python Programming language.

Very good coding experience in OOPS.

Good knowledge of different development IDEs like Visual Studio, Eclipse, Pycharm.

Good knowledge of BDD framework like cucumber, SpecFlow, Behave, robot, Serenity, SAHI, Gauge etc.

Good knowledge of Android automation using Appium/UIAutomator and hands-on of adb command.

Good knowledge of REST and SOAP API.

Good to have Knowledge of React framework.

Quality conscious, innovative, analytical, accurate, proactive and flexible.


An understanding of the complete software development and test life cycle and experience of developing automated tests for system test and ideally integration test.

Experience in development of test automation framework. Should have developed 1 or more automation frameworks from scratch.

Considerable experience of working as a Test Automation Lead.

A go-getter and innovator who always thinks of better ways and efficient ways for Test Automation.

Substantial experience, with strong C#/Java and Python programming skills.

Extensive experience in Web test automation.

Extensive experience in Mobile test automation.

Extensive experience in Soap API test automation.

Experience in working with different frameworks like Selenium web driver, Sikuli, Robot, Cucumber, Specflow, Serenity, SAHI, Gauge etc.

Experience in CI tools like Jenkins.

Knowledge of revision control software (ex. SVN, Git, etc.).

Good exposure to DB test automation using Oracle/SQL Server.

Nice to have experience in machine learning and open source libraries of machine learning.

Nice to have experience in web development using react framework.

Application Closing date: 26th February 2020

Salary: £42,000 to £55,000 Dependent on experience

Reference: 835636328

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