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Test Automation Analyst

Job Reference: ATA/15924SB

Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 09-01-2019

Contract Type: Contract

Location: England, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

Test Automation Analyst required for a leading client in Newark on a fantastic permanent opportunity

Job Purpose

* To design, support and maintain flexible, cost-effective information systems solutions meeting all business requirements.
* Design & implement several 3 to 4 man month projects per year. Contribute to maintenance or upgrades to Commercial systems
* Perform test reviews & encourage adherence to I.S standards & best practices.
* Ensuring that a robust, scalable and secure architecture is implemented and maintained for automation testing.
* Interfacing with the users, business analysts, offshore team and support team to determine their requirements and understand how these will be implemented and tested.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience


* Holder of a degree in a relevant subject or 2+ years experience in a commercial software test automation environment
* ISTQB – Foundation Level

Skills & Knowledge

Proven experience of Java and object oriented principles

Proven experience of Oracle SQL and PL/SQL.

Proven experience of Selenium (or similar test automation tool) would be an advantage

Able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Sales order processing, logistics, supply planning and inventory systems would be an advantage.

Experience of testing GUI applications, web services and web applications ( Backend & frontend)

Proven understanding of white box and black box testing techniques

Experience of source control systems and configuration management

Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical customers and at all levels

Strong interpersonal skills, persuasion, negotiation, assertive, numerate & analytical.

Good problem solving skills

Good Time Management skills


Minimum 2 years Java programming experience in a commercial environment

Minimum 2 years Selenium ( or similar test automation tool) in a commercial environment

Minimum 2 years Oracle SQL experience in a commercial environment

Minimum of 1 years experience using MQ Series would be an advantage

Minimum 2 years of analysis & design experience in a commercial environment

Able to demonstrate an understanding of UML design documents.

Experience of implementing and testing suites of batch programmes.

Experience of testing web applications.

Experience of testing message based applications would be an advantage.

Experience of managing a team or small projects would be an advantage.

Experience of the Company’s desktop software – MicroSoft Office family.

Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment.

Ability to work on own initiative but able to adapt to working as part of a team when required.

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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