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 software test team, tasked with ensuring quality software releases within the Software development Group.
The Automation Test Engineer will create & execute 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. You will be using Selenium as the main automation tool.
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, software test automation or a mix of manual & automation software testing experience within a software development environment.
You must have the following experience: ·
* Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business systems or similar
* 2 years + experience as a software tester or test engineer with at least 1 year commercial experience in Automation Testing of software products
* Automation testing experience is ABSOLUTELY essential
* Selenium or QTP automation test tool experience
* Knowledge of some Test Automation tools & frameworks: Selenium, UFT or QTP, JMeter, Jenkins, ALM Quality Centre, Jira, TFS, etc or similar
* Strong technical ability to create testing scripts that meet both business and IT testing needs
* Technical skills in some of: SQL, Databases, C#, .NET, scripting languages, Java or related
* Strong communication skills
Experience in Agile / Scrum methodologies, Continuous integration / Test-driven development is highly desirable.
Salary = €DOE + excellent benefits
Please note that you MUST have EU/EEA citizenship or hold a current valid work visa for Ireland.
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