QA Tester / Automation Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL)


Automation Tester / QA Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL)


A leading UK FTSE 100 provider of IT solutions and services are looking to hire a talented Automation Tester / QA Tester to join a rapidly expanding team based in Letchworth.

The Automation Tester / QA Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL) will join the Software Engineering department who are responsible for the development of bespoke solutions based on customer needs. Applications are written using an existing framework and the framework is written exclusively in Java but a little knowledge of VB might be beneficial.

The Software Automation Tester covers the testing of this software both for initial release and also regression testing when updates are applied.

With 30 years of experience in developing innovative and cost-effective software, the company are a foremost supplier of e-business solutions to the Public and Private sector in the UK. Employing 250 full time employees, and part of an organisation employing over 75,000 people globally and turning over GBP4.5bn annually, they offer onsite installation of cutting edge products and can also offer Software as a Service (SaaS).

Responsibilities for the Automation Tester / QA Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL):

  • Preparing test work plans and reporting of results
  • Assist with the design and development of the testing framework
  • Develop tests to evaluate the performance, scalability, security and reliability of the product
  • Writing automated test cases for new releases of software
  • Writing automated test cases for the regression suite of the software
  • Dealing with software developers to ensure timely fixes and retests

Experience required for the Automation Tester / QA Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL):

  • At least four years experience in Quality Assurance. Strong aptitude for and interest in software development/quality assurance is very important.
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems; Windows and Linux
  • Knowledge of SQL. Knowledge of Oracle, SQL Server, or other database
  • Experience in bug tracking software like HP Quality Centre and JIRA
  • Experience of automated tools such as Selenium Web Driver
  • Experience with performance testing tools highly desirable i.e Loadrunner, JMeter
  • Strong knowledge of automation test best practises
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of application servers (e.g. Tomcat)
  • Solid understanding of web UI and browser based testing within test automation
  • A recognised 3rd Level Qualification in a relevant technical, accounting or mathematical based discipline OR relevant experience in a similar discipline

To apply for the Automation Tester / QA Tester (QA, Automation, Selenium, SQL) role please press the apply button.

Job reference information
Advertiser Ampersand Consulting
Contact Name Kevin Hammond
Telephone 020 7733 0430 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference VR/01862_1489052671

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