QA Automation Engineer Coventry Linux

Colossus Associates
Bermuda Park
13 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
QA Automation Engineer Coventry

This is one of the West Midlands hidden gems who are going though some amazing growth. This is due to the niche product that is literally transforming organisations around the UK. The platform they develop is a really simple idea but is powered by some amazing technology. As a result, they are looking for a number of key hires to carry on this growth.

The Role

* Working within the development teams to help develop automation tools for our software platform by creating innovative automated test strategies and suites that support and enhance the current Quality Assurance processes.
* As part of ongoing improvement programmes the QA Automation Engineer with input into the automation strategy in order to drive quality and coverage forward in a complex suite of enterprise level applications.
* Work as part of cross functional, passionate agile project teams to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from requirements definition through to delivery
* Designing, developing and supporting frameworks for the test infrastructure and providing automation expertise to the development teams
* Contributing toward predictable delivery of quality releases
* Research, recommend and implement tools as needed with the goal of increasing automation
* Mentor team members on automation
* Proactively bringing issues and problems to the attention of the team; generating, proposing and implementing innovative solutions to solve them

The ideal person will have
* Strong background in, and at least 3+ years of working in tooling or QA automation
* Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically automated QA processes in agile development environments
* Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI
* Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
* Some knowledge of Unix/Linux

It will be an advantage in you have experience of
* Building test infrastructures using containerization technologies such as Docker and working within continuous delivery / continuous release pipeline processes
* Testing enterprise applications deployed to cloud environments such as AWS
* Experience mentoring QA staff and end users on quality objectives and testing processes
* Understanding of coding enterprise applications within Java, PHP, Python and other languages
* Understanding of NoSQL database technologies such as MongoDB or DynamoDB
* CTFL, ISTQB, CSQA or CSTE certified
* Degree level qualifications in a technical related subject
* SaaS experience
* Enterprise level project delivery

In return you will be offered an excellent salary, bonus, team events, excellent training and lots more in a great team. They are interviewing asap so send me your CV.