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automation Test Engineer

  • Location: London
  • £ Salary: Up to £600.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Sam Johnson
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 20 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-479381

Job Title: Automation Test Engineer (Cypress)

Location: London 1-2 days a week Hybrid / remote

Rate: £600 p/d inside ir35

Duration: 6 months

Position Type: Contract

About Us: We are seeking a highly skilled Automation Test Engineer with a strong background in using Cypress, Postman, and Xray, along with expertise in API testing. This role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, collaborate with a dynamic team, and contribute to our commitment to quality and excellence.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Test Automation: Develop, implement, and maintain automated test scripts using Cypress for web application testing, Postman for API testing, and Xray for test management.
  2. API Testing: Conduct thorough testing of RESTful APIs, ensuring data accuracy, performance, and security while identifying and documenting any defects or issues.
  3. Test Strategy: Collaborate with the QA team and other stakeholders to create comprehensive test plans, strategies, and test cases based on project requirements.
  4. Test Environment Setup: Configure and maintain test environments and test data to support automated testing efforts.
  5. Defect Management: Identify, report, and track defects using issue tracking tools, and work closely with the development team to facilitate timely resolution.
  6. Documentation: Create detailed test documentation, including test plans, test cases, and test reports, to ensure thorough test coverage and traceability.
  7. Continuous Improvement: Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, tools, and technologies to continuously improve the automation testing process and efficiency.
  8. Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with developers, product managers, and other cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on quality goals and requirements.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience as an Automation Test Engineer with a strong focus on Cypress, Postman, and Xray.
  3. Solid experience in API testing and knowledge of RESTful API principles.
  4. Proficiency in programming languages such as JavaScript for Cypress automation.
  5. Familiarity with test management tools and processes, especially Xray.
  6. Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  7. Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in an Agile environment.
  9. Relevant certifications, such as ISTQB, are a plus.