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Test Automation Engineer

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

21/04/2021

About the job

 

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic and curious individual, who can think creatively to solve problems and meet change demand. You should have a keen interest in testing with hands on experience of designing and developing test automation frameworks.

As we work within the Scaled Agile framework, we are looking for someone who can work both independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced and changing environment. This requires an individual who can deliver to agreed timelines, communicating effectively, and thinking innovatively.

You will ensure quality standards are met and a delivery focussed approach is applied throughout whilst promoting continuous improvement within the team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to analyse user stories and identify opportunities where automation can add quality and speed to the testing process
  • Help to maintain and further develop existing test frameworks, adhering to coding standards
  • Participation in sprint ceremonies and championing a shift-left approach to testing for earlier feedback in the development lifecycle
  • Ability to record, report, analyse and manage defects found during testing and manage through to closure
  • Integrating automated tests into CI/CD pipelines
  • Must be passionate about testing and have a resilient attitude in pushing the test perspective within a SCRUM team; ability to raise issues within the team and beyond
  • Contribution to test strategies and working with others in continually improving the test process and standards within the team

 

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 years proven software testing experience of web applications and services
  • At least 2 years-experience in Java – Selenium – TestNG – BDD - Cucumber
  • Use of Jenkins (or similar) to integrate testing into delivery pipelines
  • Proven knowledge and application of SQL
  • Knowledge of JIRA (bug tracking, user story management) and GIT (source control)
  • Any performance testing knowledge an added bonus (and use of J-meter)

 

Qualifications (minimum)

  • HND in Computer Science / or proven experience within IT
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate 

If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a port of call for this role, please contact Matt Ursell via email on matthew.ursell2@admiralgroup.co.uk

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company. We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a Best Place to Work: our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted no. 1 in the 2019 Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/.

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

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