Test Automation Engineer, Bristol – South West

Senior Software Tester / Software Tester / Test Automation Engineer / Tester / Test Analyst (full lifecycle automated testing of software development projects / web server technologies using open source tools and XML) Bristol / South West. £28K-£35K plus excellent comprehensive benefits which include bonus plus pension, health, sharesave and more !

Are you a highly competent Software Tester? Would you like to work for a market leading and global PLC software house at the cutting edge of technology who really reward their staff on merit, if so, I have a superb opportunity !

My client is seeking a talented senior individual who is passionate about automated testing who will be responsible for the QA and testing phase of software development projects.

Responsibilities

  • complete lifecycle of testing activities
  • preparation of test plans and test cases
  • execution of tests
  • replication of faults
  • test reporting
  • retesting and closeout.

You will have competence in much of the following ;

  • develop and implement test suites and scripts for automated testing
  • liaise with and perhaps mentor a small team of automated test engineers based in Bangalore, India
  • Develop test plans and scripts exercising the full range of available functionality
  • testing in multiple domains (performance, usability, functional etc)
  • execution of tests in accordance with plans and release schedules
  • accurate reporting on test execution, the quality of the tested deliverables and defects
  • configuration of test environments
  • reporting to QA Manager on progress in developing test suites and documentation of the test framework
  • working with development to clarify expected system behaviour.

You should also have much of the following –

  • exposure to open source web testing tools
  • the ability to lead a remote team to develop and implement automated tests
  • ability to create automated tests for Web Server Technologies
  • experience in scripting automated tests for both new products and product maintenance
  • knowledge in developing and implementing reusable and scalable automated test harnesses (NUnit and .NET experience is relevant),
  • HTML and XML
  • experience in configuring test environments
  • good understanding and experience of structured testing techniques.

If you have any of the following then this would be further advantageous:

  • exposure to JavaScript
  • MS SQL Server including SQL Scripting
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Client/Server technologies
  • knowledge of WatiN and/or Selenium,
  • working with AJAX type applications
  • understanding of XPath.

To learn more about this excellent, unique opportunity please send a CV as soon as possible, immediate interviews !

Vacancy Contact

Kathryn Nash
Project People Limited
01202 313180 (T)
01202 313601 (F)

Vacancy Details

Job Type Full Time / Permanent
Location Bristol, South West, England
Start Date ASAP
Duration Full Time / Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £35,000 pa + bonus + p

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