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 will cover the complete lifecycle of testing activities, including 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
  • developing 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
  • maintaining 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 Details

Project People Limited
01202 313180 (T)
01202 313601 (F)
Contact Name: Kathryn Nash (kathryn.nash@projectpeople.com)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Bristol, South West, England
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £35,000 pa + bonus + pension
Reference Number P/KJN/6789/Test

Production Test Engineer | Dundee

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role will be responsible for ensuring the timely availability of test equipment for the client’s products from concept through to development. Responsibilities will include creation and development of test specifications, supporting the production test team in the development of future test capabilities and liaising with the design engineering department of various products as they reach production release.

Responsibilities

  • Design, development and configuration of all necessary test hardware/software and operating environments as required to ensure production integrity testing
  • Reports test results and enters problems and issues into the bug database
  • Provides technical expertise to production on specific products and operating systems
  • Writes or assists in the development of test plans and test procedures
  • Completes assigned test-related tasks
  • Assists in the management of defects by database under the guidance of QA function
  • Assists in the automation of relevant test procedures
  • Assists in review of test processes as they are developed
  • To support the transfer of application knowledge from engineering to the production environment for assigned projects

Candidate Requirements

Person spec – higher weighting more important:-

  • 10 – Excellent understanding of test processes and strong experience of testing computer software
  • 10 – Ability to visualise how new designs will be tested and programmed in manufacturing efficiently
  • 10 – Worked in an Engineering environment supporting, introducing and transferring test solutions
  • 10 – Knowledge of programming languages and source control systems
  • 10 – Experience of programming in Visual Basic, or MS C++.
  • 10 – Working knowledge of communications protocols such as CANbus or RS-485
  • 10 – Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to listen, communicate and be trusted
  • 9 – Able to methodically produce the steps which exhibit bugs in the product and be able to reproduce and communicate these steps.
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining in-depth experience in areas of technology relevant to testing of company products
  • 9 – Shows initiative in gaining theoretical knowledge in software testing
  • 9 – Strong PC literacy – solid experience of all Microsoft office packages
  • 9 – Educated to a minimum of a HNC level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 9 – Sufficient knowledge/experience working within a Microsoft operating environment
  • 8 – Experience of working with automated testing tools
  • 8 – Experience of computer networking

 

Vacancy Contact Details

Solutions Driven Ltd
8-10 Panorama Business Village
Blairtummock Place
Glasgow
G33 4EN
+44 141 773 2030 (T)
+44 141 773 2040 (F)
View Details Online: Production Test Engineer
Contact Name: Graeme Cowan +44 7790578692 (M)

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Dundee
Start Date ASAP
Duration TDB
Salary £25,000 – £30,000 pa + benefits

c++ Test Development Engineer

Due to an exciting period of expansion a leading global provider of entertainment related software are looking to increase their test development function at their modern Surrey offices.

On a day to day basis you will be involved in the development of producing bespoke test scripts for a variety of exciting entertainment software products hence a strong understanding of both development and testing processes is required.

To perform this role you will ideally have skills in the following:

  • C/C++
  • Manual Software testing
  • Automated testing and the development of automated scripts
  • Any experience in video gaming or simulation software would be a huge bonus

This would be an excellent opportunity for a strong C++ developer looking to step into a role more focused on Quality Assurance and product testing, with a real chance to help towards the creation of innovative automated test methods for a world class set of products.

Complete with excellent salary and superb benefits, as well as a clearly defined career path this is a role not to be missed.

Vacancy Contact Details

Role is being advertised by Amiqus and you can apply via JobSite.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Camberley, Croydon, Guildford, Kingston Upon Thames, Richmond Upon Thames
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £25,000 – £32,000 + Benefits

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

Product Marketing / Quality / Test Engineer – Surrey

Leading electronics manufacturer based in Hampshire is seeking a product specialise to join there quality / testing team to make sure that all products produced meet regulatory and internal standards. The products are consumer products like( LCD’s, DVD etc..) The role will also involve providing technical support on a variety of electronic / electrical products. You will need to understand QA procedures and test methodologies coupled with knowledge of electronic engineering. Full spec is available – please send your CV across to robert.taylorr@concept-it.com . Salary is c£34-38,000 + excellent benefits. This is not a product testing role – you need to have experience of marketing electronic products in magazines such as Which?

Contact Details

This vacancy is being advertised by Concept IT. The services advertised by Concept IT are those of an Employment Agency.

Concept IT – Head Office
08708 507 888 (T)
01384 254415 (F)
Contact: Robert Taylor

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Yateley
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £34,000-£38,000 + Benefits

Applications UAT Test Manager/Co-ordinator

Large Energy Corporation looking for a Applications UAT Test Manager/Co-ordinator to work in London.

To Manage all aspects of application User Acceptance Testing for a Windows XP migration project.

  • UAT Script Creation and QA and reporting
  • Identify, Organize and schedule UAT Resource(s)
  • Organize facilities for UAT activities
  • Schedule UAT slots aligned with the Application Packaging work stream

Technical Skills Required

  • Experience of UAT testing
  • Experience of writing test scripts and reports
  • Knowledge of defect logging and tracking
  • General understanding of client computing as implemented in large scale distributed environments
  • Familiarity with applications including shrink-wrapped and client/server

Desirable:

  • Previous project experience of a desktop refresh exercise in a large scale distributed environment
  • Business Skills Required
  • Excellent organizational, communications and people skills
  • Experience in multi-site resource scheduling and co-ordination
  • Work to tight timescales
  • Perceptive of business priorities
  • Experience of creating concise and structured reports

Desirable:

  • Previous experience of application rationalisation highly desirable
  • Experience of a large scale utilities environment
  • To manage all aspect of User Acceptance Testing with respect to (Development and Network Applications.
  1. Act as the co-ordination point with the Business for application UAT
  2. Creation, QA and sign-off of application specific UAT Scripts and templates
  3. Creation and maintenance of UAT processes to ensure all work is consistent and approved
  4. Co-ordinate and organize the facilities for UAT activities,
  5. Organise and schedule UAT Resource(s) to do UAT work to meet project timescales

Capita Resourcing Ltd
01628 408100 (T)
01628 408101 (F)

Job Type Contract / Temp
Location London
Start Date ASAP
Duration 3 months
Salary £300 – £350 /day

Tester / QA Test Engineer

Job Role: Tester / QA Test Engineer
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: To 40k + share options

Tester / QA Test Engineer sought by pioneering technology leader based in Cambridge. Working closely with a highly talented development team, you will test newly developed web /mobile/ device based software, existing software upgrades and deployments, where appropriate using automated tools to enhance testing efficiency and identify vulnerable areas of the software. This is a great opportunity to join a company which could become a household name.

Requirements: You will be a bright, enthusiastic tester with strong commercial software testing experience (ideally with test automation). Above all they are looking for people with an “engineering mentality”, strong analytic and diagnostic skills. Desirable experience includes work within an Agile environment, programming / scripting experience and a degree education.

The role is based in Cambridge and is easily commutable. Send your CV or call 01372 476 500 for further information on this and other Tester / QA Test Engineer positions.

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