Automation Test Developer - Scripting/Selenium - Edinburgh - To 40K GBP

Reference:
CS/12380
Sector:
IT - Systems Development, Testing
Salary/Rate:
£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
Location:
Midlothian
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
11 / 8 / 2017
Automation Test Developer - Scripting/Selenium - Edinburgh - To 40K GBP

My client, a successful software solutions provider is looking for an experienced Automation Test Developer to join a highly collaborative cross functional development team based in their Edinburgh office just south of the city. You will have a proven track record across the full test lifecycle with experience testing a wide variety of software applications and automating test process wherever possible. You will have an in-depth understanding of testing theories, principles and practices including the design, build and execution of automation tests using scripting and automation tools. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a customer facing, highly cohesive and communicative team environment.

Role Responsibilities:
- Analyse and understand complex systems and translate requirements into tests
- Identify and introduce test automation wherever suitable
- Work across the full test lifecycle (Analysis, test planning, test case design and execution)
- Log results, creating test reports and review results against project plans
- Work with suppliers and partners as part of wider projects.

Personal and technical attributes:
- Experience writing and executing test scripts using JavaScript, Python etc
- Knowledge of automation tools such as Selenium, Test Complete
- Knowledge of Agile methodologies and ideally experienced in working as part of an Agile team.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Knowledge of test, source control and protocol analysis tools would be beneficial (Bugzilla, git, WireShark etc)
- Some familiarity or interest in OSI layers and / or networking,
- Degree in Computer Science or similar subject

This is a fantastic opportunity for an automation test development engineer to join a well established Edinburgh based organisation with a global customer base. This will role will suit a highly motivated individual who can work as part of a collaborative team across the full software development lifecycle and enjoys working on a variety of interesting and varied business critical projects. As this role requires a mid to senior level test specialist, a salary of up to £40K plus benefits is on offer for the right individual. Please apply with your latest CV and salary expectations for immediate consideration.