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QA Automation Engineer

Job Reference: 16156HB

Salary: £350 - £450 Per Day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 Months

Vacancy Posted: 21-02-2019

Contract Type: Contract

Location: England, Oxford, Oxfordshire

QA Automation Engineer

Our global client urgently requires an experienced QA Automation Engineer to join their team based in Oxford, on a contract basis, initially for 6 months with a view to extend.

QA Automation Engineer – Key Skills:

* Knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
* Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
* Experience carrying out, driving, owning Automation, and building frameworks
* Experience in setting, running test in Azure hosted agents and Azure DevOps
* Desirable knowledge on Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for deploying testing agents and images (Azure, GCP, GKE, Gradle)
* Desirable experience working with different tools, frameworks and development languages (BDD, Specflow, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber)
* Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
* Previous experience in full lifecycle development, working alongside development, testing, QA and DevOps team.
* Excellent communication skills are vital with the ability to build consensus across multiple teams and working with teams located in different geographic locations.

QA Automation Engineer – Responsibilities:

* Build and maintain Software Test Automation Frameworks including driving processes and improving and simplifying quality assurance processes.
* Design and automate test cases to validate large-scale, complex software systems.
* Develop internal supporting test tools to aid development and testing.
* Conduct regular regression tests.
* Design test specs and create test strategy for new and existing features.
* Work with other engineers to increase manual, automated test coverage.
* Create manual and automated test cases to test stand-alone apps and Web Services.
* Ensure proper version control and configuration management of all test artifacts for manual and automation.
* Integrate automation framework with CI/CD process.
* Design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications
* Participate in the design discussions with developers to ensure features are designed and implemented meeting testability requirements.
* Create full end-to-end test plans for testable components.
* Manage project, test artefacts and execution in Azure DevOps, SharePoint and Confluence.

QA Automation Engineer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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