Test Automation Engineer

Recruiter
Dart Recruitment
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
Competitve
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
17 Aug 2017
Are you a Test Automation Engineer looking for a long-term career with a progressive company? We are working with an established and successful Insurance company to recruit IT professionals for permanent positions based on the outskirts of Swansea. Purpose Responsible for the design and development of automated testing using Team Foundation Server as an Application Lifecycle Management solution and any automation tool approved by Client for functional automation. Responsible for creation, execution and maintenance of automated scripts. Creating metrics and increasing test coverage using the automated systems. Key Responsibilities Implement and develop automated test practices for all Clients required products using the selected Test Automation Tools. Design and create test scripts using C# and/or VB.NET to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability in preparation for implementation. Work with the Test & Configuration Manager and colleagues to define process and strategy associated with automation. Identify, analyse, and document problems with program performance, function, output, online screen, or content. Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope/delivery dates. Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems. Review and advise on appropriate tools for test automation. Assist with the development and deployment of the Clients Test Automation strategy. Proactively consider IT security at all levels of the application lifecycle. Product / Technical knowledge Microsoft SQL server Microsoft ALM Toolset Commercial Test Automation Packages beyond Record and Playback Working experience in designing automation framework Experience in using Selenium testing tool Competencies Strong communication skills with the drive and ability to exchange appropriate information with relevant people at the right time The ability to look at issues from a broad perspective, to come up with imaginative solutions, and to identify innovative alternatives to typical, unusual or difficult situations or problems The ability to gather, understand, analyse and interpret information & concepts, verbal or numerical, about people or situations, quickly Works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responding positively to instructions and procedures. Able to work well with staff, co-workers, peers and managers, sharing critical information with everyone involved in a project Maintains high standards despite pressing deadlines, regularly producing accurate, thorough, professional work Establishes high standards and measures with the ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines Skills and Experience Experience in the insurance / financial services sector is desirable Expertise in SQL and Microsoft packages Expertise in Commercial Automation Packages This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75496851