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Automation Tester

  • Reference IP29936-KG
  • Location Cardiff
  • Job type Permanent

A Test Engineer is required to join a busy and growing Automation team within a professional services company in Cardiff. The team are moving to be more aligned with a DevOps setup enabling continuous delivery. Continuous testing through automation will become a vital part of the development process moving forward.

The role has a heavy emphasis on coding so is very much a technical role; developer-like but with a test mindset. The role of an automated test engineer is to design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions, using appropriate technologies to meet the short and long term goals of the IT department moving forward. The client works in Agile Scrum teams and previous experience of working in this methodology is preferred.

Automated regression testing provides a way to increase accuracy, confidence, effectiveness, efficiency and coverage of software testing performed on the core systems, ensuring new changes made do not negatively impact existing functionality and systems.

You will ensure quality standards are met and a delivery focussed approach is applied throughout whilst working closely with the team in promoting continuous improvement. The position has a heavy emphasis on coding and is very much a developer in test role.

Key Duties:
• Being able to work effectively within the Agile/Scrum methodology and participate fully in sprint ceremonies, working closely with developers and business analysts
• Ability to analyse user stories to write and execute automated test scripts and regression packs to verify the quality of new or enhanced software changes
• Continuous development and maintenance of the automation test framework
• Ability to record, report, analyse and manage defects found during testing
• To help raise the profile of automation testing within Admiral IT by providing high-value solutions and promoting continuous improvement within the team

Please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss further and answer any questions or queries you may have.

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