Automation Test Engineer

Role description

As the Automation Test Engineer, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining complex test automation and regression test code, adhering to agile techniques and principles as well as helping to provide continuous improvement of testing efficiency, methods, and tooling and carry out exploratory testing and support

We are looking to grow our talented engineering practice, by augmenting it with a driven and enthusiastic Automation Test Engineer. The main responsibility of the role will be to conduct testing activities in line with industry best practices and relevant standards.

As the Automation Test Engineer, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining complex test automation and regression test code, adhering to agile techniques and principles as well as helping to provide continuous improvement of testing efficiency, methods, and tooling and carry out exploratory testing and support.

Our delivery portfolio of work is ever-changing, but you can expect to work on a variety of projects across customers in the public sector (e.g. Environment Agency, Ministry of Defence), to support business development activities, and contribute to the development of new service offerings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide input to the Test Plans.
  • Writing test scenarios and test cases, logging defects, and test reports.
  • Defining, implementing, and maintaining the Test Automation suite of tests.
  • Liaising with the program team to understand the changes to write test cases with appropriate test coverage.
  • Perform automated and manual test execution.
  • Report risks and issues to the Test Manager and Engineering Lead.

Key Skills

  • Awareness of Data Migration
  • Knowledge of Defect Management lifecycle.
  • Ability to work independently on large and complex projects.
  • Self-driven with the capability to navigate a complex technical and stakeholder landscape.

Nice to have

  • Experience working within MOD/Defence
  • Experience of Product Lifecycle Management tools.
  • Experience of complex data migration from multiple legacy systems.
  • Experience of implementing test automation.
  • Automation experience in some of the following areas:
  • Selenium Web Driver/Specflow
  • ReadyAPI/SOAPUI Automation (Data Driven)
  • JMeter/Load Runner
  • JIRA/Confluence
  • GIT/BitBucket
  • JSON/XML
  • SQL & SQLServer
  • Jenkins
  • CI/CD pipeline
  • TDD/BDD

You will also have:

  • A willingness to travel to various customer sites around the south of the UK (Mainly South West)

Reward:

  • Competitive Base salary reviewed quarterly throughout the year
  • Bonuses, driven by business performance (work as a team, win as a team?!)
  • Promotion in correlation with business growth – you grow as we grow
  • Learning and development support (training days, exam funding, and professional memberships)
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies (such as Maternity and Paternity leave)
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Subsidised Monthly Gym Membership
  • Life Assurance 4 x your annual salary
  • BUPA Private Healthcare scheme
  • Employee Benefits Platform – Perkbox subscription
  • Birthday off (in addition to 25 days holiday)

Recruitment Process

  • An introductory call with our HR Team (20 mins)
  • A competency-based interview with our Head of Engineering

Many of our public sector and defence customers require UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. You’ll need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency, for at least five years.

Interested in this job opportunity? Email careers@envitia.com for more information