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QA Engineer, Spark, Kafka, BDD, Agile – JY/5145

Location:
London
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
Up to £87,000 + Annual bonus and Pension, up to 11% Employer contribution and a Share option scheme.
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
JY/5145

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Principal QA Engineer, Spark, Kafka, BDD, Agile – JY/5145

My client is a leading worldwide technical solutions provider and they are seeking a Principal QA Engineer to join their London based offices. The role of the Principal QA Engineer will be working in a multi-skilled Scrum Team on key projects for the company. You will play a pivotal role laying out the strategy for delivering a high-quality product and helping the team achieve it.

The successful Principal QA Engineer will be comfortable working closely with stakeholders at various levels and 3rd party suppliers and vendors. You will be tasked with laying out the strategy for delivering a high-quality product and helping the team achieve it.

The successful Principal QA Engineer will have:
• Strong Automation and Manual Testing skills
• Experience of Selenium, Cucumber and Gherkin
• TDD and BDD experience
• Cloud Experience with AWS
• Experience of Performance and Load testing
• Experience of Jira, Confluence
• Agile and Scrum experience


Key Skills and Experience
• You are passionate about shipping high quality software to the customer as quickly as possible and make it your business to question everything to achieve that
• You understand that shipping high quality software starts with quality requirements and are comfortable helping to define these and fleshing out acceptance criteria
• You are confident talking to customers and stakeholders and engaging them in the process where necessary
• You are passionate about efficiency and speed to market and are accustomed to working in agile teams following continuous integration practices
• You have considerable experience of Behaviour Driven Development and creating automated tests with associated frameworks and tools
• You are confident testing RESTful APis (both automated and exploratory)
• You are comfortable working with cloud-based infrastructure using Amazon Web Services
• You understand the importance of gathering useful metrics around performance and load testing and have experience helping teams to achieve this

Technical Skills required for the Principal QA Engineer position:

• Strong Automation and Manual Testing skills
• Experience of Selenium, Cucumber and Gherkin
• TDD and BDD experience
• Cloud Experience with AWS
• Experience of Performance and Load testing
• Experience of Jira, Confluence
• Exposure to Spark and Kafka
• Strong understanding of QA methodologies
• Strong knowledge of process improvement
• vendor management (tools and people)

My client is offering a competitive salary and some excellent benefits including 10% bonus, excellent career progression to suit the candidate, childcare vouchers, 25 days holiday plus holiday buy. This role would offer the successful candidate a chance to work with new technologies on exciting projects, with global teams.

This role would suit an experienced QA Tester / QA Engineer seeking a new and exciting position within a large organisation. You will have experience working in mature Agile teams and coaching teams in an Agile approach. You will have experience with Automation Testing, Manual Testing as well as BDD, AWS, Selenium, Cucumber and exposure to programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C#, C++.

Principal QA Engineer, Tester, Automation, Manual, Selenium, Cucumber, Agile, AWS, Senior QA, Senior Test Analyst

Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position.

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.

Contact:
Xander Todd
Contact Email: xander@haybrook.co.uk
Tel:
01865 343112

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Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! You can find the scheme terms and conditions here

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT Recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position. 

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business. 

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.