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Test Automation Engineer

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£38k - £48k Annual
Full-Time
Test Automation Engineer required with software QA testing experience either UI / Front End or backend testing API testing ideally RESTful (Postman, Charles Proxy, or Rest Assured with some exposure to test automation in an OO language such as Java, JavaScript. Python or C# required by fast growing scale up in Cambridge with strong ethical credentials to work on their cutting edge energy trading platform for renewable energy which is based on the latest tech such as Java / AWS / Microservices / Kubernetes, Cassandra etc.

Skills and Experience as the QA Engineer would include

Proven expertise of manual functional / Behavioural testing working in an agile environment

Tracking features and building test schedules from User Stories

Some exposure to automated testing with an OO language such as Java, Groovy, Python or C# and a real passion to build on your automated test skills

Understanding of the principles of API Testing for RESTful or JSON using (Postman, Charles Proxy or automated testing for API / Rest Assured)

Experience of database and SQL a strong advantage

Comfortable with the basics of Windows and Linux Operating Systems

Strong communication skills and collaborative style to work in Agile environment

Desirable skills as the QA Engineer would include

Prior use of Selenium / Cucumber and TestNG or Junit or Jira

Experience of Full stack testing from UI to

Experience in creating and maintaining automated integration tests

Any experience of working with DevOps teams

Sound academics background ideally in Computer Science or Sciences

This an outstanding chance to join a growing test team for an established and well-funded start-up who are scaling up and will offer the chance to form strong test automation skills working on a highly available and full stack complex product using the latest Cloud and Micro Services tech.

Key responsibilities of the QA Engineer role will include

Carry out full stack manual and automated functional test activities to validate functionality of software updates

Create Java / Groovy automated test cases for the front-end to the back-end, using frameworks like Selenium, RestAssured, JMeter, Kundera, JOOQ, TestNG and more

Contribute to the overall automation test framework, using Java and Gradle

Work with technologies like Kubernetes, Kafka and Docker to deploy and test our platform

Use Jira to track new features or defects in the platform, including building test schedules from user story acceptance criteria

Contribute to decisions on how we testing is done, sharing opinions on the right tools to use and the right methods to achieve our goals

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