Test Automation Engineer (Ecommerce / UK Remote Working))

Job details
Posting date: 26 October 2020
Salary: £35,000 to £43,000 per year
Additional salary information: 80-90% Remote Working
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 November 2020
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG248EH
Company: Hays Specialist Recruitment
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3879940_1603723709

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Test Automation Engineer, Basingstoke or Christchurch with 80-90% remote working (after Covid as well) £35-43k

Test Automation Engineer (Agile / Ecommerce / UK remote working)
Basingstoke, Hampshire or Christchurch, Dorset
£35000 - £43000

Please note my client cannot offer VISA sponsorship for this position

Your new company
I am engaged on an exclusive project to recruit a Software Tester (UAT, Manual, Automation) for a leader in logistics based in the South. The role offers flexibility to be based from either Basingstoke or Christchurch with visits to the office once every two weeks on average.

This is a unique opportunity in the South. You'll be joining a global FTSE 100 business and can be assured of security in your role when times are so uncertain for others in the UK.

Your new role
Logistics is thriving, and this will continue after Covid. This is a critical role, reporting directly into the Development Manager and with genuine opportunities to progress your career. You'll be assisting in their Digital Transformation programme, working to move the Testing capabilities to be heavily automated. You will work on transactional Ecommerce Web Apps and Websites with a focus on CI/CD.

Day to day you'll take ownership of the business test framework, carrying out comprehensive quality assurance testing for all product developments, which will include release and system testing. You'll review functional and design specifications and will develop and document functional test cases and other test artefacts (test data, data validation scripts, harness scripts and automated script).

The team run Agile/Scrum and you'll maintain a close relationship to clarify requirements with development teams and product owners, ensuring a quick testing turn around. With this in mind you need to be in a commutable distance of Basingstoke or Christchurch, as you'll likely go into the office for project kick offs, strategy meetings etc.

What you'll need to succeed
* Comprehensive experience covering UAT, Manual and Automated Testing. The ability to design, build and execute scripts that can verify the software satisfies both functional and non-functional requirements.
* Experience testing Ecommerce Websites / Web Applications.
* Developing test plans and coordinating testing activities between internal business Functions and 3rd party teams.
* Experience of testing APIs (Manual and Automation)
* Experience of working in an Agile development environment (SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, BDD)
* Demonstrable experience of performance and automation tools - (Selenium / LoadRunner / Cucumber / SoapUI)

What you'll get in return
You'll join a business where people are proud to work. It's a big name and they continuously invest in professional development of staff. There are 100's of courses made available to further knowledge from day 1. On top of this there's great flexibility for working hours, office location and working from home.

When you do go in, the office feel is relaxed and all the kit and facilities are new and to a high standard. More corporate benefits include private healthcare, a contributory pension and cycle to work scheme.

What you need to do now
To be considered for this position ensure you meet the criteria in the 'What you'll need to succeed' section and apply directly.

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