Automation Tester - Newcastle - £30,000 - £40,000

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Automation Testing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Automation Tester - Newcastle - £30,000 - £40,000 + Flexible working

This role is with a leading software house with thousands of users and a team who is dedicated to making sure they stay leaders in the field.

This team LOVE people who are not afraid to think outside the box, love the opportunity to keep developing no matter what level they are and also this team loves anybody who wants to work collaboratively with all members of the team .

With their recent growth they are now searching for an experienced Quality Engineer/Automation Tester to step into the team and make an impact from day 1. Working with the engineering team, you will play a key role in ensuring that the 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 Agile
  • Experience with C#, Javascript and SQL
  • Knowledge of Selenium WebDriver, Cypress, TestCafe, Postman, CI Tools e.g. TeamCity and Octopus
  • Excellent communication skills

Your responsibilities

  • Create and design automated test scripts
  • 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
  • Develop test tools, and extend test frameworks and test environments
  • 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

Communicate issues and changes with the development team effectively

Make sure all QA processes are followed

Their culture is to work hard but in a relaxed surrounding and to provide a comfortable and engaging workplace so that you can work and develop to the best of your ability.

They offer flexible working hours, a casual dress code, chill zone with pool and table tennis tables - we are a very competitive bunch, and a fully stocked kitchen (including fruit and a selection of hot and cold drinks).

Additional Benefits Include

  • A day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Bike to work Scheme
  • Eating out vouchers for you and your family/friends
  • City centre location (with great transport links)
  • Discount scheme
  • Generous holidays

Automation Tester - Newcastle - £30,000 - £40,000 + Flexible working

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