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QA Automation Engineer

  • Location: England
  • £ Salary: £50000 - £70000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Mark Stiles
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 29 September 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -082023-481255

QA Automation Engineer

£50,000 - £70,000 per annum.

Welwyn Garden City, Slough, Manchester / Remote

About the role:

You will be working within a very diverse team of highly motivated and talented individuals on business-critical full-stack development. The teams are motivated and challenged, working in sprints across a range of technologies which together provide huge benefit to the wider business.

As the QA Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and developing integrated tests to support the platform management team. This will involve defining, maintaining and updating test environments as well as working with the team to implement automation of these using IaC. You will also work with the rest of the squad to automate tasks across the infrastructure landscape using familiar and new tooling. The Business has QA and Development teams responsible for unit testing, so you will be working closely with them.

You will be responsible for:

  • Be a team player
  • Work with the Platform Automation Engineer to automate the setup and tear-down of test environments as needed
  • Define and refine integration test strategy. Act as the subject matter expert for QA Automation
  • Build integration tests for newly developed solutions
  • Work as part of the team to solve complex cross-business technical problems
  • Work with the Development and QA teams to increase test coverage
  • Share knowledge with other members of the squad

You will need:

  • Significant commercial experience automating integration testing using industry-recognised tools
  • Experience load testing and performance testing
  • Ability to assess test coverage and identify gaps to address
  • Experience managing data security in testing (anonymisation, pseudonymisation)
  • Experience with cloud providers AWS and Azure
  • Ability to report test results consistently and clearly
  • Automation experience using a variety of tools and languages including AWS CLI, python, etc. SQL experience
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Experience maintaining and updating infrastructure using IaC tooling - desirable
  • Source code systems and branching strategies; Github and Github Actions - desirable
  • Experience working Agile