Senior Test Automation Engineer

Posted 12 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Senior Test Automation Engineer permanent vacancy in Taunton

Your new company
Hays IT is recruiting for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to work for a world-leading government agency in Somerset. My client's core activity is software development, using Agile to deliver, running multiple self-organising teams, creating software for desktop, web and mobile. The successful candidate will be required to gain BPSS, SC and DV clearance.

Your new role
You will be working in the Defence Program while writing test automation code, carrying out relevant manual or exploratory testing when required, developing test automation within the program looking to improve coverage and providing overall assurance across all testing. The successful Senior Test Automation Engineer will be writing automation tests using C# and will work with the development teams to improve test coverage, reduce testing time and improve defect identification through automation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Demonstrate leadership experience of delivering professional testing services.
  • Provide evidence of experience in test automation (Including implementing test automation frameworks).
  • Working knowledge of C# in order to write automated tests.
  • Evidence of ability to write well-structured code, creating robust and reusable automated tests.
  • ISEB / ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.
  • Evidence of writing SQL queries to setup, manipulate and report on data in a rational database.
  • Evidence of writing Behaviour Driven Development tests in the form (Given/When/Then) using industry best practices.

What you'll get in return

  • £31,017- £44,473 per annum.
  • Full time, permanent role.
  • Highly competitive pension.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours scheme, including up to two days per month flexi leave.
  • On-site, independently-run nursery, with discounted prices for children of employees.

What you need to do now
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  • senior test automation engineer taunton somerset c#

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