Software Engineer in Test

Job Title: Software Engineer in Test
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burcot, England
Salary: Good
Start Date: 2019-06-16
Reference: BH-108318
Contact Name: Amanda Bury
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2019 16:18

Job Description

Software Engineer in Test – Permanent - Abingdon, Oxfordshire


ESSENTIAL :- Client looking for a graduate for this role or 2+ years of experience testing Web / Scientific applications.  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering Discipline with IT or software engineering experience. Ability to systematically problem solve, debug & optimize & automate routine tasks. Experience in some scientific domain 

Software Engineer in Test Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work with end users, product analysts, & developers to understand features & technical implementations.
  • Influence the architecture to be focused on test automation.
  • Continuously improve & simplify QA processes together with developers.
  • Design, implement, document, & maintain test automation programs for large-scale systems.
  • Create software tools used to perform build verification & regression tests.
  • Design & automate test cases, write test plans, & develop supporting test tools.
  • Conduct regular regression tests on a periodic basis to ensure performance levels of production systems.
Software Engineer in Test Essential skills:
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Experience with software architecture, coding or scripting languages.
  • Experience in some scientific domain
  • Able to collaborate with different teams across the programme to promote a quality culture
  • Challenge decisions where necessary in a positive way
  • Design of test strategies & test automation techniques
  • Able to understand, modify & maintain different levels of automation test pyramid
  • Experience of using or developing open source test tools & test frameworks
  • Ability to spike & recommend test tools depending on various project requirements
  • Experience of testing complex applications
  • Experience in testing of non-functionals e.g. performance, security
Software Engineer in Test Preferable skills: 

  • Experience in practices like pair programming, Test Driven Development (TDD), Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Demonstrate an external test community footprint through conferences & blog post.
  • Familiarity with build management systems such as TeamCity or VSTS build, & administering continuous integration build systems such as Azure DevOps.
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Docker, Azure DevOps
  • Familiarity with Git source control, pull request creation & pull request review
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Follow through, prioritization, planning, & estimating in agile environments.
  • Strong communication skills.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK