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Automation Test Engineer

England, London, City of London
£40000 - £50000 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Digital / Online
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and dynamic Test Engineer with strong experience working in an Agile environment.

Working for a world-renowned organization you will be involved in the testing of an exciting new product utilising cutting edge best of breed technologies.

The ideal candidate will have solid testing skills and a love to test things, with the ultimate aim of improving them and delivering business benefit.


Test Planning

  • Work within an Agile environment
  • Working with internal and external teams plan and execute tests using the most appropriate test approach to ensure that the software delivered is fit-for-purpose.
  • Ensure that a high Test automation coverage is achieved
  • Create high quality test artifacts such as Test Plans, Test Specifications, Defect Tickets, Reports
  • Create and Manage Test Data
  • Sign-off on all end-of-sprint releases

Test Execution and Validation

  • Execute tests with a high attention to detail
  • Positive and negative tests of all published internal and external interfaces
  • Conduct testing in accordance with the test strategy
  • Work with developers, business analysts and architects to integrate the system components to achieve the desired end-to-end workflow
  • Work with Business Analysts, Architects and other members of the team to achieve sign-off of test results and completion of testing within scheduled timescales
  • Validation of the system as a whole to ensure it delivers the intended business requirements and benefit
  • Ability and willingness to determine when to automate tests and when to adopt a manual approach to testing
    • Good Ruby programming experience
    • Good experience of Cucumber / Gherkin
    • Strong Selenium Webdriver with Capybara