Software Developer in Test

Software Developer in Test

Job Title: Software Developer in Test
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Reference: SDET1
Contact Name: Nick Moore
Job Published: August 13, 2018 18:01

Job Description

Software Developer in Test- Permanent- Cambridge- £50000-£55000

My client, a digital based business in Cambridge, are looking for a Lead Software Developer in Test. The successful candidate will lead the architectural design and development of an automated regression system based on a python framework. They will have experience working with python based test frameworks and will lead a team of aspiring software test engineers to create a bespoke test framework that meets the specific business needs.

The Role:

  • Lead the architecture and development of the test framework
  • Collaborating with product owners and software developers to understand the requirements for the test framework.
  • Ensure that the test framework is continuously improved on and maintained
  • Following best practices for Python software development, and helping promote these to non-software colleagues
  • Delivering project tasks within agreed time-scales
  • Writing technical documentation capturing the test framework design


  • On-the-job experience of using Python to develop software test frameworks
  • Familiarity with both Python 2.7 and Python 3.x
  • Automated testing and continuous integration
  • Reporting software issues
  • Using version control (e.g Git, SVN, RTC)
  • Knowledge of some/all the following Python modules: PySerial, ctypes, socket, struct,
  • Managing the tasks and team with Scrum Agile development methodology