QA Automation Tester - UK Fully Remote


Posted 27 days ago

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£ 450-475 per day

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Job Title: QA Automation Tester - Media / Telco
Location: Remote - UK
Salary/Rate: £475 a day Inside IR35
Start Date: 01/05/24
Job Type: Contract

Company Introduction

As an Automation Test Engineer, you will work within a predominantly Agile/Scrum environment to contribute to the delivery of high-quality systems and products. Working as part of the wider team, you will analyse, plan and co-ordinate testing activities, using a range of techniques to meet deliverables.

With an emphasis on high quality, the purpose of the role is to design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions. As an experienced Tester, you will apply appropriate automation technologies to meet short, medium and long-term business objectives, whilst being an advocate for driving automated testing efforts across the team.

Communication is key! Be flexible in adapting when our roadmaps change to address here and now. Listen and learn adapting to the transformation journey. Demonstrate the teamwork by creating reports, presentations and prototypes that can effectively communicate customer requirements and opportunities at all levels of the organisation.

Required Skills/Experience

Manual Testing experience
Testing Process experience
API Testing - API automation testing
GitLab - Full Pipeline experience
Commercial Cypress Automation experience
Experience as a Digital QA in cross functional team.
Have a proven track record of creating ideas in a similar organisation.
Be able to understand user feedback and analytics to make informed decisions.
A good understanding of product lifecycles and agile methodologies.
Strong communication skills to provide clear, concise, accurate, and timely communication (verbal and written) to the right audiences.
Be proficient and effective in working with Jira and Confluence.

Job Responsibilities/Objectives

Defining Testing Scope in Agile Environments: Proficiently delineating the testing scope and its phases, tailored to each new feature or release within the Agile methodology.
Comprehensive Testing Expertise: Conducting rigorous functional and automation testing across both native/hybris app and API layers, ensuring thorough validation of software components.
Requirement Management: Diligently tracking and adapting to new or modified requirements with each release, ensuring alignment with evolving project needs.
Automation Script Development: Skilfully designing and crafting test automation scripts, adhering to established automation guidelines to bolster testing efficiency.
Programming and Framework Mastery: Demonstrating competence in various programming languages and frameworks, including JavaScript, Cypress,, Appium, Percy, firebase and Postman.
Versatile Testing Knowledge: Possesses a solid foundation in both functional and automation testing, encompassing UI and API aspects, as well as middleware systems.
Cross-Device and Cross-Platform Testing Proficiency: Conduct thorough cross-browser testing utilizing platforms such as BrowserStack and ensure compatibility.
Test Management Tool Proficiency: Effectively utilizing test management tools like Jira, XRAY, and Confluence for defect tracking, test planning, documentation, and adherence to Agile processes.
CI/CD Integration Competence: Demonstrating proficiency in integrating automation tests with continuous integration (CI/CD) pipelines using tools like GitLab, and Jenkins.
Security Awareness: Recognizing security risks associated with software engineering patterns and implementing precautions accordingly.
Production and Non-Production Testing: Skilfully executing feature testing in both production and non-production environments, employing a blend of manual and automation techniques.
Non-Functional Testing Acumen: Showcasing expertise in Non-Functional Testing (NFT), including Load and Performance testing, utilizing tools such as Postman, JMeter, and BlazeMeter.
Strong Analytical and Testing Skills: Possessing excellent analytical prowess and a comprehensive skill set in software testing, ensuring robust quality assurance processes.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now with your updated CV in Microsoft Word/PDF format.

Notwithstanding any guidelines given to level of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally. Please see our website for our full diversity statement.


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