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Lead Automation Test Engineer - Cypress - £65,000

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Hopkins-Bell

  • Contact email:

    Imogen.hopkins-bell@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/031768_1662368403

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-05

  • Consultant:

    Imogen Hopkins-Bell

Lead Automation Test Engineer - Cypress - £65,000

Are you an experienced Automation QA Tester who is looking for an opportunity to help define the Automation testing strategy for a company who will support and listen to your suggestions?

Are you a person with a pragmatic approach and strong communication skills who is capable of clearly communicating details of issues and solutions?

The Role

You will have to ensure internally developed software meets the high standards and in order to do this you are required to work closely with the development team throughout the project lifecycle to maintain quality at all stages. It is important you are confident within your Automation experience as you will need to educate the business on new solutions, technologies, and skills. As well as identify training needs for the business.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Understand the product design and specification to facilitate other aspects of the role
  • Suggest improvements to the product design based on experience
  • Work with the team to produce valid, testable acceptance criteria
  • Produce test documentation for the business
  • Write test cases to detect usability and performance issues
  • Create / manage automated testing, including selection of appropriate automation tools
  • Conduct all forms of testing, including regression and performance
  • Produce detailed reproduction steps for issues
  • Work with the team to explain and demonstrate issues and review possible solutions
  • Determine whether releases meet the expected levels of quality and discuss stopping a release if not of sufficient quality
  • Suggest improvements to the software/systems based on experience

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Understand the development process and software life cycle
  • Understand how QA fits into an Agile way of working
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and best practices
  • Proficiency in a wide range of testing (e.g., web, API, AB, load, security, automated etc.)
  • DevOps project management and Test Plans within it
  • Agile
  • AWS

Benefits

You are only required in the office once a month!

To conclude

If this is a good fit for you, apply now to avoid missing out.

Interviews are currently taking place and there is only 2 stages!

Must have right to work in the UK

Lead Automation Test Engineer - Cypress - £65,000

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