Automation Test Engineer

Automation Test Engineer

Job title: Automation Test Engineer

Location: London (Bishopgate)

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE

Start Date: January 2021

If you’re an automation test engineer with strong practical experience of developing automation tests (API and UI) using Object Oriented Programming, looking to advance your career with an excellent company, read on!

SoCode Recruitment are delighted to be working with a technology company who develop software to help tackle and prevent fraud. They are looking for a bright, driven, and enthusiastic Automation Test Engineer to join their growing team. Their head office is based in Cambridge, but they also have an office in London.

You will be working in a relatively small team, liaising with developers, QA Engineers and Product Managers to understand requirements and subsequently deliver sufficient test coverage. You will be responsible for writing automated API and UI tests and will have a can-do attitude to tackle any feature, understanding it and developing tests for it. Your primary focus will be testing, but you will need to be comfortable with Java, or similar OOP languages.

*This role offers flexibility in terms of remote working*

Your daily tasks will include…

  • Developing automation test cases using Java
  • Breaking down and writing test cases to ensure complete coverage
  • Responsibility for quality during the product life cycle
  • Reporting and managing defects

The ideal candidate will have…

  • Working experience with testing tools such as TestNG, Junit, Nunit
  • Strong practical experience with developing automation tests (both API and UI) using OOP such as Java and C# (experience with BDD alone isn't sufficient)
  • Working knowledge of agile software development
  • Working knowledge of defect management tools (YouTrack, Jira, ALM) and familiarity with Continuous Integrations (CI) tools (TeamCity, Jenkins etc.)
  • A relevant Bachelors degree (computer science, software engineering, computer engineering)
  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Knowledge of non-functional testing tools (JMeter, LoadRunner)
  • Enjoy working in a team of like-minded and intelligent people to solve complex problems
  • Be passionate about learning new technical skills and testing
  • Be enthusiastic and positive with their approach
  • Willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude. 

Benefits Include… 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Share growth scheme 
  • Training and mentoring schemes and career growth opportunities
  • Free Friday team lunches
  • Quarterly social, team building events
  • Weekly lunchtime sports clubs
  • Fridges packed full of edible treats and drinks for lunches and snacks
  • Freshly ground coffee machines and a large selection of other teas and hot drinks
  • Board game evenings
  • Cycle to Work scheme