Senior Automation Test Engineer

Zoek Pin Salisbury, Wiltshire, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 34 days ago

Are you a Senior Automation Test Engineer looking for a new challenge?

If so, you might be interested in a role based within our established IT team.

Our Amesbury office has recently re-opened so there will be the opportunity to be office based, to continue to work from home or split your time between home and office

Package: Competitive salary with excellent benefits including 22 holiday days (plus your birthday off), on-site parking, health cash plan and pet insurance discount.

What you`ll get up to as a Senior Automation Test Engineer

As a senior tester you will be expected to work in the development of complex and robust test automation frameworks.

The ideal candidate will be experienced working in a fast paced Agile/TDD/BDD environment and be experienced in building test automation solutions.

You will be responsible for reviewing application processes from end-to-end, to identify and implement test plans and scripts, to ensure appropriate coverage.

As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to mentor and advise other junior team members in testing practices. The focus of this position is to work closely with the business analysis and development teams, to ensure that the functionality of applications and changes are understood, and that there is adequate test coverage (quality checking) of applications, processes and services, prior to their live/production release.  Creating reusable Regression pack to run before any live release. This will also include maintaining and updating the regression pack when required.

What we look for in you

  • Selenium (WebDriver)/Cucumber JVM or equivalent
  • Experience of using SCM, ideally GIT
  • Understanding of web technologies (XML, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Java etc.)
  • Experience testing software in a true agile delivery environment
  • Writing, executing and automating test scripts.
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle. Used to working on both medium and large-scale projects
  • Proficient understanding of testing and QA processes
  • Accomplished at running both manual and automated testing
  • Strong technical and analysis skills to implement test plans and scripts, including capturing and amending automated scripts, use of files for data driven testing, and operation of testing tools, to provide automated test coverage
  • Experienced in testing techniques/practices such as Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), Test Driven Development (TDD), etc.
  • Able to understand SQL commands, to successfully interpret the results of testing on the database information
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated

What Animal Friends is all about!

Animal Friends has grown to become not only an award-winning business but one of the largest pet insurance providers in the UK, looking after over 1 million pets and offering cover for cats, dogs and horses.?

A large part of our success is due to our company values which are the foundation of how we work, we are courageous by continually looking for new ways to innovate our customers experience and the pet insurance industry. We are kind-hearted with animal welfare being important to us, we donate and support over 300 charities across the UK and worldwide, to date, we have donated over £ million. And we are passionate about the support we provide to our customers helping them care for their pets.

Benefits of working with Animal Friends

We recognise that your hard work shouldn't come without its perks, so here's a little list of some of the things you can expect to get from us:

  • 22 days annual leave plus bank holidays and we give you your birthday off
  • 95% of our employee’s own pets, we’re able to provide up to 50% off insurance along with free access to our Vet consultation app JOII
  • We believe looking after employees’ health is important, so we offer discount on gym membership, access to a Wellbeing hub and a health care cash plan.
  • We like to celebrate success and recognise excellent employee performance; we will donate £3k to the charity of our employee of the quarter’s choice
  • Most importantly, you`ll be working within a courageous, passionate and kind-hearted team

Animal Friends Pet Insurance Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, disabilities, religions and sexual orientations. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

As an FCA regulated business, we require successful applicants to clear our pre-employment screening process which includes a credit check and references checks.

Due to the current climate regarding Covid-19, all our interviews are now taking place as a video interview via Zoom or Teams.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled rather than the advertised closing date. Interviews will take place throughout this period; therefore, we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

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