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QA Automation Engineer

Job Title: QA Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
IT
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2019-02-21
Reference: BH-100123
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email: amanda.bury@nesgt.com
Job Published: February 21, 2019 11:34

Job Description

QA Automation Engineer – 6 Months Contract - Oxfordshire

QA Automation Engineer Essentials:-  Build & maintain Software Test Automation Frameworks. Knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, & processes. Experience in setting, running test in Azure hosted agents & Azure DevOps. Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.  Integrate automation framework with CI/CD process. Create manual & automated test cases to test stand-alone apps & Web Services.

QA Automation Engineer Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, & processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, & comprehensive test plans & test cases. 
  • Experience carrying out, driving, owning Automation, & building frameworks
  • Experience in setting, running test in Azure hosted agents & Azure DevOps
  • Desirable knowledge on Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for deploying testing agents & images (Azure, GCP, GKE, Gradle)
  • Desirable experience working with different tools, frameworks & development languages (BDD, Specflow, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber)
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • Previous experience in full lifecycle development, working alongside development, testing, QA & DevOps team.
  • Excellent communication skills are vital with the ability to build consensus across multiple teams & working with teams located in different geographic locations.
QA Automation Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Build & maintain Software Test Automation Frameworks incl. driving processes & improving & simplifying quality assurance processes.
  • Design & automate test cases to validate large-scale, complex software systems.
  • Develop internal supporting test tools to aid development & testing.
  • Conduct regular regression tests.
  • Design test specs & create test strategy for new & existing features.
  • Work with other engineers to increase manual, automated test coverage.
  • Create manual & automated test cases to test stand-alone apps & Web Services.
  • Ensure proper version control & configuration management of all test artifacts for manual & automation.
  • Integrate automation framework with CI/CD process.
  • Design, develop, document, test & debug new & existing software systems &/or applications
  • Participate in the design discussions with developers to ensure features are designed & implemented meeting testability requirements.
  • Create full end-to-end test plans for testable components.
  • Manage project, test artifacts & execution in Azure DevOps, SharePoint & Confluence.
QA Automation Engineer – 6 Months Contract – Oxfordshire

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK