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Automation Tester - 18 Month Fixed Term

Job Title: Automation Tester - 18 Month Fixed Term
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Benifits
Duration: asap
REF: 14095/001_1506073316
Contact Name: Jon Cundy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Automation Tester - 18 Month FTC - £30-£39K - Sheffield

Are you looking for an opportunity where your work can make a genuine difference? Are you looking for an opportunity where your suggestions and opinions can be heard? Do you like the sound of being a part of a closely knit team from its inception? If so then this is the role for you.

The Company

Access Consulting are working with a well-established and award winning organisation based in Sheffield. Recognised Nationwide, they are leaders in innovation and pride themselves on excellence. My client also offer an excellent benefits package which you will be eligible for through-out this piece of work.

The Role

This role is key in an Enterprise wide change and transformation project aimed at simplifying and centralising existing processes. You will be a focal member of the Test Team providing guidance and expertise which will be essential to a number of project work streams across the full testing Lifecycle.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrable experience of developing Test Automation Strategies/Approaches and designing and implementing appropriate Automation Frameworks.
  • Experience of analysing requirements and manual BDD Tests and translating them into effective and efficient automated tests
  • Experience and ability to guide Developers into employing TDD
  • Good knowledge of Continuous Integration in an Agile environment
  • Extensive experience in test automation using a variety of tools, technologies and techniques
  • Extensive experience of SOAPUI and Selenium Web Driver
  • Ability to analyse and solve problems with an appreciation of longer-term implications.
  • Ability to assess and organise resources, and plan and progress work activities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, report writing skills.

  • Experience of using Jenkins for continuous integration.

  • Experience of using GitHub to manage and control source code.

  • Experience of using JIRA to manage and track bugs throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Ability to produce quality, reusable and maintainable automated tests.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of major project that will make a real difference.

What are you waiting for, if this sound like the opportunity for you please contact me asap.