Automation Tester

  • Permanent
  • Croydon, London (Greater)
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum £60,000 - £65,000 (DOE) + Benefits

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Automation Tester 

Croydon (Hybrid)

Permanent

£60,000 – £65,000 (DOE) + Benefits

An Automation Tester / SDET with strong Java Coding skills, Cucumber BDD and Selenium WebDriver needed for a permanent position.

You will be working on a hybrid basis from offices based in either Croydon and/or Reading approx 2/3days a week. Start ideally during March/April 2024.

A chance to work with a leading Global Digital Transformation business working on large-scale IT modernisation projects.

Key Skills & experience required:  

  • A Senior Automation Tester /Software Developer-In-Test with extensive Java coding skills.
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong awareness of recent Java versions and features in Java 8 and 11, understanding of new features well. 
  • Automation Frameworks: Work with Selenium WebDriver, JUnit, TestNG, Cucumber BDD and advanced frameworks, contributing to their enhancement and customization to meet project requirements. 
  • Java Libraries: Libraries like Apache Commons, Guava, etc., deep understanding ability to select and implement libraries for optimized efficiency. 
  • Technical Environment: REST API Testing: Utilize advanced API testing tools like RestAssured and Apache HttpClient, in-depth knowledge of API testing.
  • Experience applying common Design Patterns in test Automation, advanced understanding of exception handling and error management in Java. 
  • Advanced Java coding standards and practices, ensuring superior code quality. Establish and enforce advanced Java best practices for the testing team. 
  • Java concurrency for parallel test execution, providing valuable expertise to enhance testing efficiency. 
  • Framework Implementation: Contribute to the enhancement and customization of Automation Frameworks, ensuring they align with project needs.
  • Good Stakeholder Communication: on test progress and results, acting as a primary point of contact for test-related communication. 
  • Agile/Scrum working environments.

Highly Advantageous Skills:

  • SC Clearance + Government / GOV.UK domain experience both strongly preferred.
  • An understanding of Mocking framework/tool, such as Wiremock, to enhance test scenario isolation. 
  • Demonstrate familiarity with cloud platforms, exploring cloud-based testing solutions for increased scalability. 
  • Containerization: Possess knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes for containerized testing environments, contributing to a more scalable and efficient testing infrastructure. 
  • (CI/CD): Architect and manage CI/CD pipelines, optimizing them for efficient test execution and contributing to a streamlined development process. 
  • NFR Contribution: Contribute to NFR (Non-Functional requirement) testing efforts, analyse results, and provide valuable insights to ensure system scalability. 

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