Senior Test Engineer

United Kingdom, Leeds
11 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Job Type
Your new company
Our client are an industry leading, financial services organisation based in Leeds, who continue to grow and are in the Top 3 within what they do.

Your new role
The focus of this role will be the design, maintenance and programming of computer systems. The Senior Test Engineer will take a lead role in ensuring the delivery of high quality products and services through the application of professional testing techniques, knowledge and best practices.
  • Work with project team and business roles throughout the development lifecycle to define test scenarios and acceptance criteria for the evolving solution
  • Carry out testing throughout the development lifecycle, both exploratory, scripted and automated using a variety of tools and techniques, and covering both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Provide rapid feedback and information to the project team and business roles to allow appropriate corrections and decisions to be made. For example through defect raising, re-testing, verbal feedback and test, code and requirement reviews
  • Assist in the extensive, yet appropriate, automation of tests to deliver maximum repeatability and efficiency
  • Mentor and coach members of the team to ensure everyone is working to, and improving on, high standards

What you'll need to succeed
  • Extensive experience of test automation techniques
  • Mentoring skills, including ability to motivate and coach others
  • Experience of BDD/TDD techniques
  • Technical skills related to test automation
  • API/Web service testing experience
  • Experience of performance/load/security/usability testing
  • Use of test management tools (e.g. HP Quality Center, Microsoft TFS 2010)
  • Use of automated test tools (e.g. HP QTP, Selenium, SoapUI)
  • Use of agile acceptance test tools (e.g. SpecFlow, Fitnesse, Cucumber)

What you need to do now
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