Junior QA Test Automation Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • Junior QA Test Automation Engineer
  • Location
  • Haydock, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 11/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within Speedy IT department for a Junior QA Test Automation Engineer.

    The Junior QA Test Automation Engineer will play a key role in ensuring high quality standards of new software. The tester will be involved in the early stages of project definition and will work as part of an agile development team to ensure that software meets quality standards during development sprints. The test analyst will work closely with developers and business analysts and must have excellent communication and analytical skills. A large part of the tester role will be writing automated tests.

    The principal objectives of the role are:

    • Ensure that software designs meet business requirements.
    • Increasing automated test code coverage. Around 40% of testing time will be spent writing automated tests.
    • Reduce the amount of bugs that we release in our software.
    • Verify that our software has a good user experience.
    • Continuously improve the quality of any existing systems.
    • Improve testing processes.

    The duties and responsibilities of the role are:

    • Work closely with developers to ensure that software designs will satisfy business requirements.
    • Test that software features meet Acceptance Criteria.
    • Validate that requirements will meet business objectives.
    • Write automated test suites.
    • Build up a regression tests.
    • Estimate the complexity of developments as part of an agile team.

    You will be working within a cross functional agile team and must be willing and able to deliver the software commitments of the team, educating and taking responsibility to ensure that the team maintains consistent delivery speed and quality.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Manual testing
    • Automated testing (Selenium)
    • An interest in improving user experience
    • An understanding of agile development methodologies
    • API testing
    • ISEB / ISTQB certified

    Desirable

    • Microsoft Certification
    • Knowledge in working with ERP applications
    • Understanding of agile methodologies
    • Mobile application testing
    • VSTS / TFS

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 21 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 26 days after 12 months, discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic salary extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.