Automation Tester - Software Test Engineer
My client, a major corporation, engaged in the development of software solutions, is seeking an Automation Test Engineer to join their existing test team, tasked with ensuring quality software releases within the Software development Group.
The Automation Test Engineer will take responsibility for creating & executing automation tests within an agile/scrum environment, contributing to the adoption of automation testing throughout the group, including researching new automation testing techniques and tools. The Group are working towards a continuous development / continuous integration environment.
You will be expected to develop and execute automated tests as part of an Agile Development team, working with developers and business analysts and other members of the software test team.
Please note that we are NOT LOOKING for Manual Testers, you must have commercial Automation Test experience, as the focus of your role will be software test automation.
Ideally you will have a background in Agile Test environments, test automation or a mix of manual & automation testing experience within a software development environment.
You must have the following experience: ·
* Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business systems or similar
* Minimum of 1 year commercial experience in Automation Testing of software products
* Automation testing experience is ABSOLUTELY essential
* Test Automation tools & frameworks with one of: Selenium web driver, UFT (Unified Function Testing) or QTP, JMeter, Jenkins or similar
* Strong technical ability to create testing scripts that meet both business and IT testing needs
* Knowledge of tools such as ALM Quality Centre, Jira, TFS, etc
* Technical skills in some of: SQL, Databases, C#, .NET, Java, C++ or related languages
* Strong communication skills
* Technical & Business acumen
Any exposure to Agile / Scrum methodologies, Continuous Test-driven development experience is highly desirable.
Salary = €Dependent on role + excellent benefits
Please note that you MUST have EU/EEA citizenship or hold a current valid work visa for Ireland.
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