Automation Tester - £35,000 - Wrexham + Additional benefits

  • Location:

    Wrexham, Wales

  • Sector:

    Automation Testing

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  • Salary:

    £33000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

Automation and manual Tester - £35,000 - Wrexham + Additional benefits

The role

The tester plays a key role in product design and development and is responsible for writing, executing and reporting on tests. The tester provides insight into the state of a product throughout development and deployment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing and executing effective functional tests and carrying out exploratory testing to assess product performance
  • A successful track record with automation using a scripting language.
  • Design and develop automation scripts when needed.
  • Support, implement and help shape the Test approach
  • Planning, estimating and reporting test activities
  • Contributing to test process and procedural improvements
  • Raising descriptive, concise and useful defect reports
  • Leading defect triage meetings with other disciplines
  • Troubleshooting- finding critical bugs or verifying reported issues, identifying their underlying cause and seeing them through to resolution liaising with other teams where appropriate
  • Supporting change through experimenting and analysis to improve processes
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Working with other test roles and development teams to ensure the spread of good practices and sharing of knowledge
  • Provide support in tool evaluations and selections
  • Communicating status information and issues to a variety of stakeholders, adapting appropriately depending on the audience
  • Working with product teams and stakeholders to ensure that each feature is clearly understood before implementation, validated early and throughout implementation, and verified when implementation is complete
  • Learn from and contribute to the test community

  • Experience of and ability to design and execute effective tests
  • Evidence of planning, executing functional, systems and regression test
  • Experience of applying an analytical and detail-orientated approach to problem solving and solution design
  • Knowledge of web related technologies is essential.
  • Experience in Selenium Web Driver.
  • Experience in implementing continuous improvement
  • Excellent aptitude for learning new technologies and ways of working
  • Ability to input and support in creation, adaptation and execution of effective test strategies
  • Ability to think creatively, problem solve, and innovate
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Work closely and communicate clearly within cross-functional teams
  • Ability to experiment, analyse and continually support in improving test practices
  • Good understanding of test automation and its value within agile delivery
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of product/defect/test case management systems
  • An appreciation of good user-experience and being prepared to be the users/audience advocate
  • Good understanding of usability and accessibility of applications and products


  • ISEB, ISTQB or Certified Agile Tester certification.
  • Relevant Degree
  • SOAP UI,Postman

Automation and manual Tester - £35,000 - Wrexham + Additional benefits

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