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Senior Software Testing Engineer (Automation)

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  • Ref: LS3545

Cathedral Appointments are seeking an experienced Test Analyst for our highly dynamic client in Newton Abbot.

Reporting to the Test Manager, you will deal with end to end testing, developing and executing test plans and test cases to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation. This is a pivotal role within a fast-growing testing team and the successful candidate will maintain consistently high standards in a constantly evolving workspace

Senior Software Testing Engineer (Automation) responsibilities include...

  • Develop and execute test plans and test cases with a strong emphasis on using code to solve technical challenges and shorten the test cycle through automation
  • Estimate test efforts, analyse and communicate test results and participate in day to day QA activities
  • Add to our client’s functional and scalability testing efforts, create test frameworks, tools and technologies to be used by the business
  • Work with Development, Test and Product Management to design and implement test and validation strategies
  • Execute and manage test cases and results; report on test and defect metrics
  • Identify and analyse opportunities for improvement to the overall testing function
  • Create, execute and troubleshoot automated test scenarios across our estate to include Cross Browser and Mobile test coverage.
  • Contribute to robust, scalable, and high-quality test automation solutions for functional, regression and performance testing
  • Contribute to the building of a continuous Integration (CI) environment and ongoing
  • Process improvement activities.


Senior Software Testing Engineer (Automation) requirements include...

The ideal candidate will have experience with software testing techniques with a strong focus on quality throughout the entire software development cycle. As Test Analyst, you will possess strong commercial SQL experience and will have end to end testing experience and be able to liaise with the project team and developers. You will also have experience supporting UAT in a customer delivery environment.

The successful candidate will have worked in an automated testing environment, with good knowledge of object-oriented programming along with requisite coding & debugging skills. C# design and development skills are key.

Experience with .NET & Microsoft services would be highly advantageous.

With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, this will suit a proven Test Analyst with a strong IT technical background and a desire to work in a progressive, rewarding environment.

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