Automation Test Analyst - Manchester - £30,000 - £40,000

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Automation Test Engineer - Manchester - £30,000 - £40,000 + Flexible working + New office space

About the role.

This leading cloud intranet software vendor with hundreds of thousands of users each year will see and use your work to support their workplace activities. The people they employ are not afraid to fail, passionate about making change and think outside the box.

This team is searching for an experienced Quality Engineer/Automation Tester to test their flagship intranet software. Working with the Software Development team, you will play a key role in ensuring our product is delivered on-time and to the very highest standards.

A little about you...

  • Demonstrable experience as an automation tester
  • Full understanding of the testing lifecycle & methodologies
  • Knowledge of Scrum / Agile working practices
  • Experience with C#, Javascript and SQL
  • Knowledge of Selenium WebDriver, Cypress, Gherkin using SpecFlow, Page Object Model, Postman, CI Tools e.g. TeamCity and Octopus
  • Excellent communication skills

Your responsibilities

  • Create and design automated test scripts using the BDD methodology
  • Maintain and enhance the existing web automation framework
  • Execute automation scripts for regression and smoke tests against various environments
  • Carry out exploratory testing within an Agile development environment
  • Collaborate closely with developers, product managers and support engineers to correctly identify, prioritise and resolve issues
  • Develop test tools, and extend test frameworks and test environments
  • Organise QA for projects and collaborate with other QA engineers as needed
  • Work with the QA team to ensure the product is of required quality prior to release
  • Create API tests and automate result checking in Postman
  • Create and verify defects as necessary

Why you'll love working for them...

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Season ticket/car parking loans
  • Buy & sell holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Long service awards
  • Social events
  • Free Friday lunch
  • Fresh fruit
  • Friday "happy hours"
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

Automation Test Engineer - Manchester - £30,000 - £40,000 + Flexible working + New office space

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