Automation Tester/Developer in Test 6 month contract - QA,Automation,Postman,REST,API

Posted 3 April by Whitbread Featured

Position: Automation Tester/Developer in Testing - contract/interim

Location: central London

Duration: 6 months

Rate: highly competitive

Overview

The Automation Tester/Developer in Test is responsible for working with the Agile Sprint team on the continuous improvement of the development process with end-to-end quality in mind. ensuring Agile test automation principles are followed. This role is specifically for the Microservices team

We are a FTSE100 organisation, the UK's leading hospitality company, including brands such as Premier Inn, Costa Coffee and Beefeater.

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We have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Tester to join our digital hub on a 6 month contract. You will be working on an exciting project to implement a new hotel management system for our hotels. This will be one of the biggest changes we’ve undertaken across our hotels and to do it right, we need you - an automation specialist with Selenium, REST & Postman experience

What you will be doing:

  • Drive the automated testing of a product at each stage of the development cycle.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner and Developers to understand functional requirements and acceptance criteria to ensure high quality BDD test cases and automation scripts are produced.
  • Supporting the relevant scrum events; planning/user story estimation, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews/ demos & retros to ensure that quality code, based on solid unit testing principles are released into Production on a regular CI cycle.
  • Undertake automated testing throughout sprints to prevent any time lag between development and release.
  • Constantly embed automated testing techniques, particularly to support regression testing across all product platforms within Sprints and for releases.
  • Constantly demonstrate that quality and the customer is always the focus.
  • Tracks KPIs to monitor and improve our QA approach and results.
  • Support growth and development objectives within the team and reinforces efforts to deliver effectively and efficiently.
  • Support the development of Whitbread’s standards / tools / techniques for Automated Testing through collaboration with other Whitbread QA teams.
  • Acts as the champion for test driven development and automated testing - provides coaching / support for Product Developers where required.
  • Reports into Lead SDET and supports their objectives.
  • Produces regular test reports to the team
  • Support an effective and accurate test environment is in place for automation.

What are we looking for:

  • Solid experience of implementing RESTful Api/Microservices frameworks (SOAPUI)
  • Solid automated BDD and TDD experience, implementing frameworks (preferably Java Selenium, Cucumber & IntelliJ
  • A developer background: recognises what good quality code looks like (and flags refactoring required / peer reviews needed / individual’s development needs etc.)
  • Strong Agile testing experience (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Good experience of Continuous Integration (CI), i.e. Jenkins, Maven
  • Good experience of JIRA/Confluence/Zephyr/GitHub/Slack
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, particularly working closely with the Product Owner and development team.

Reference: 34513177

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