Test Automation Engineer - 4 Days Remote

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Hopkins-Bell

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Test Automation Engineer - £35,000 - £45,000 - Remote + 1 day in office

Do you want a company and environment that is....

  • Fast Paced
  • Supportive
  • Offers progression

If yes, this company prides themselves in the great opportunities and an enjoyable company culture. Don't just take my word for it Glassdoor projects the high satisfaction they deliver to their employees.

The Company

My client delivers call intelligence pioneered for business. They are a cloud-based call tracking platform, and an integral part of the technology stack for marketing teams and contact centres across our extensive international client base.

Following a steady, organic growth and a strategic investment, we now have a Global presence and plan to continue expanding throughout Europe. They work with over 1,600 brands with clients who are well-known Global companies that you will be familiar with.

The Role

The Test Automation Engineer role is designed to fill the gap between a QA Engineer and Software Engineer. The individual who fills this role will have the duty to develop tools and methods for testing in a scripted and automated manner.

Your main focus is on the automation of test procedures, but testing should not be limited to Automation, with a capacity for manual testing where necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation and maintenance of Automated test frameworks for the products' architecture
  • Assisting the development of product code via pair development and/or reviews
  • Assist the Test Manager to create test run reporting assets to aid the SDLC
  • Setting up the infrastructure to run tests and maintain test environments
  • Utilise a risk-based approach to development of tools and scripts
  • When required, executing some manual test cases
  • Contribution to Process Improvements across the Engineering department, not limited to Test Quality
  • Review requirements, specifications, user documentation, help files, and other project documentation to assure quality of the products and tests to be developed, i.e., perform manual static testing.
  • Select and develop appropriate test automation tools, applying the latest techniques in test automation, e.g., data-driven testing.
  • Work with the Development team to capture and reuse automated Unit Test Cases, Test Stubs and Drivers, and other Development test objects.
  • Participate in the Change Control Board to identify the quality implications of known bugs and the impact of proposed changes to product definition on the testing process.
  • Work with the Engineering team to create and maintain an automated nightly build verification ("smoke") test.
  • Assist the Test Manager in the creation of test project status reports and metrics (e.g., Test Dashboard).

Essential Skills

  • 2+ years' experience working in a Test Automation or equivalent role
  • 1+ year hands on experience with API test tools such as Postman to create automation suites
  • 1+ year experience with front-end test tools such as Selenium or Cypress
  • Proficiency in at least 1 programming language
  • Experience working in an Agile team
  • Experience with automated testing techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with build pipelines and test integration

About you

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You have a focus on delighting the end customer
  • You do not mind working outside your usual realms of expertise
  • You have a willingness to accept changes to priorities when business requirements require it

Company Benefits

  • 22 days holiday (increasing to 23 after 1 years' service, and 24 after 2 years' service)
  • 4 days remote working
  • Private family healthcare
  • Auto Enrolment pension savings
  • Life Assurance x 4 salary
  • Business handset (If required)
  • Breakfast club
  • Flexible working
  • +Many more

Can you show commitment in all you do, work smart, and be daring, fun and positive? Then APPLY NOW and come and join a set of colleagues like no other!

Test Automation Engineer - £35,000 - £45,000 - Remote + 1 day in office

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