Automation Tester

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
67237
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
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We are recruiting for Automation Testers to join our teams based on client site in London.  The role of Automation Tester is to create technical solutions to improve test process efficiency and validate the quality of the system.  It's important that our Automation Testers are able to apply prior technical experience and techniques to develop test frameworks/products, automated tests and enable continuous delivery.  You'll be working with one of our National Security Customers to test core mission applications and your work will be directly making a huge impact upon the systems you work on.  Your efforts directly influence an organisation who makes a huge impact to the security of the UK.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
  • Design, develop and maintain automated scripts for black and white box tests
  • Establish a technical understanding of the system under test
  • Manage the execution and reporting of automated test suites (sometimes including performance tests)
  • Design and implement technical solutions to improve test process/efficiency
  • Work closely with development teams to reproduce and resolve defects
  • Collaborate with and present improvement and ideas to other members of the test team
  • Define standards and continually develop frameworks for automated testing to be used company wide
 
Requirements
 
  • Strong desire to understand and resolve difficult technical issues
  • Experience writing good quality object-oriented code (e.g. using Java)
  • Knowledge of build automation systems (e.g. Ant, Maven), version control (e.g. Git, SVN) and continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively within a software development team
  • Strong quality drive - experience working in test is not essential
 
Advantageous knowledge/skills/experience
 
  • Experience using testing frameworks (e.g. TestNG, xUnit) to script tests
  • Experience using defect and test management tools (e.g. JIRA) to track defects and manage tests
  • Experience using web based automation tools (e.g. Selenium)
  • General technical automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Vagrant)
Company information

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data.
 
We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA
 
Help us secure a connected world.  Apply now and be inspired.

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