Automation Test Engineer

Salary:£35,000 - £45,000

Our client is an established, dynamic and successful software company, supplying leading edge software applications to manufacturers. A market leader worldwide, with an enviable list of major household names as customers. Our client is looking for an experienced individual to champion automation within the QA team.

Job Title: Automation Test Engineer

Reports To: Quality Manager

Function: Participate in the test automation process;
Develop and execute automated test suites using selenium with C#;
Integrate existing manual test suites into the automation framework; Understand complex product issues; and, Perform other testing-related duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Technical
    • Designing and writing test automation scripts
    • Use risk-driven techniques to develop, maintain, and execute automated test suites; i.e., perform automated dynamic testing.
    • Work with the Quality team and Development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases and refine existing test cases.
    • Participate in the QA Review and Sprint Review Meetings to identify automation priority and impact on existing test suites
    • Work with the Development Team to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification process (“smoke”) test. This includes the Continuous Integration Test Suite.
  1. Results Tracking and Reporting
    • Update test execution status following agreed-upon processes as part of regularly-scheduled test status updates for Automation.
    • Trace test cases and results back to specific quality risks.
    • Assist the Quality Manager in the creation of test project status reports and metrics (e.g., Test Automation Dashboards).
  1. Management
    • Provide the Quality Manager with accurate and precise estimates for assigned automation task duration, along with confidence levels and foreseeable dependencies.
    • Provide technical guidance to Quality Assurance team members to assist the with their Test Automation Engineer developments.
    • Provide the Quality Manager with performance appraisal updates throughout the year
  1. Skills, Education, and Experience
    • An ISTQB qualification is desirable
    • Previous knowledge using C# in a commercial environment – either through software development or test automation.
    • Participate in the company appraisal process, actively tracking tasks through to


    • Knowledge of source control methodology: GIT, SVN etc.
    • Management of test environments using automated deployment tools
    • PowerShell is desirable.
    • Microsoft Azure environment, automation and deployment
    • 2+ years of Automation Experience.
  1. Attitudes and Initiative
    • Develop and maintain good professional working relationships, especially within the quality assurance team and with those who interact regularly with the team.
    • Focus on the important testing and project priorities as agreed-upon with the Quality Manager.
    • Show initiative in setting and meeting goals within an environment of managed change.

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