Automation Test Specialist

Location
London
Salary
Excellent Salary!
Posted
24 May 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Ref
J5476
Contact
Lauren Gallagher
Clearance Level
DV
Job Type
Permanent

Job Role: Automation Test Specialist

Location: London, Gloucestershire or Hampshire

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: Excellent Salary!

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

Automation Test Specialist - Permanent - Excellent Salary!

We are looking for experienced Test Automation Specialists to join our public sector team.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Test Automation Specialist, you'll be responsible for applying automated tools to support the testing of applications across all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. You will evaluate the functional and non-functional requirements for testability and the test cases and use cases for suitability for automation.

You will be responsible for the development of the test automation strategy, focusing specifically on maximizing reuse for regression purposes. You will then implement this strategy by developing, coding and executing test cases and test script frameworks using automated tools such as Rational Functional Tester and other Rational suite tools to verify that the system is built as per the requirements and remains robust following changes.

You will be required to support the test team by recommending tools and processes to automate other test activities, such as test management, reporting, test data generation and defect management. You will also assist the Test Manager with technical expertise to assist in test planning.

You will be an analytical, methodical and practical thinker, able to work independently and as part of a team. You will be required to have a thorough, methodical and logical approach to your testing, ensuring that detailed results are recorded accurately.

You will be a self-starter, have good listening skills, probe for answers, demonstrate your understanding, and draw upon your experience. You should be able to demonstrate how you take creative approaches to problem solving, innovation and issue resolution.

For this role it is required that:

  • Must have been ordinarily and continuously resident in the UK for the past 10 years
  • Must be a British National or veteran status

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Full lifecycle project experience as a Test Automation Specialist including definition of an automation strategy, automation script and data preparation, test execution
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written: Applied
  • Excellent team working skills: Applied
  • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle: Applied
  • English: Fluent

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Experience in /with Agile and DevOps methods and tools: Applied

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

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