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API Automation Developer

Posted 17 October by Nielsen Featured Ended

We are one of the world's most trusted providers of digital product content for ecommerce sites, mobile shopping aps and virtual merchandising applications.

With 20 years' experience in ecommerce content, Nielsen Brandbank maximises the impact of online products, while minimising the cost and effort to retailers and suppliers. We create high quality content that fuels ecommerce success for our customers, while creating a rich online shopping experience.

Made up of people who don't settle for second best, Nielsen Brandbank prides itself on being an innovative thought leader with high employee and customer satisfaction.

Nielsen Brandbank has a friendly, fast-paced environment. When you work with us, you'll be part of a supportive and ambitious team; a great setting for developing your skills and getting involved in exciting new projects. We're a sociable bunch with regular get-togethers and team-building days.

Nielsen Brandbank is seeking an ambitious API Automation Developer to join the organisation on a permanent basis to deliver an automated test capability within our API development team, provide training and support to our existing Test Analysts to improve their Test Automation and API testing skills, and provide support to the Integration technical lead. This role would ideally suit an experienced API Automation Tester who is looking to improve their development abilities.

Key accountabilities for our roles include:

??? Work with the Integration technical lead to ensure deliveries align with the Integration technical strategy/roadmap

??? Develop a thorough understanding of the Brandbank business and IT systems including APIs

??? Compiling documentation for staff including: technical and usage guides; policies and frameworks; knowledge transfer and basic training.

??? Work with Test Analysts in other teams to improve their knowledge of Test Automation

??? Create an automated API testing framework for our existing APIs using SoapUI

??? Maintain the testing framework going forwards including changes to existing APIs and API creation

??? Participate in the design & development of Automation test strategies

??? Investigate issues and defects and work with the technical lead to find solutions

??? Work with the technical lead to design and deliver new or changed APIs

To succeed in this role you will ideally need:-

??? Strong working knowledge of manual API and webservice testing using SoapUI or equivalent

??? Strong working knowledge of designing and programming automated testing using SoapUI or equivalent

??? Strong working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle process and the role of QA within SDLC including BDD, performance & regression testing, Agile methodologies

??? Strong working knowledge of JSON/XML and Web Technologies

??? Evidence of training other Test Analysts/knowledge sharing

??? Working knowledge of test tools such as JIRA for defect classification, management and reporting

??? Working knowledge of Databases and SQL

??? Exposure to .NET programming environment, as well as other Microsoft product environments

??? An appreciation of complex data structures

??? The ability to understand and dive into the detail of a webservice e.g. XML Schema, API specification

??? Ability to work under own initiative and manage your own time effectively whilst managing multiple projects concurrently


Reference: 33567138

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