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Automation Test Analyst - Agile, Automation, SOAP UI, Fuse, Jenkins, SQL, Java – JY/5158

Location:
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
up to £66,000 - Share option scheme and Purchase Programme
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
JY/5158

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Automation Test Analyst - Agile, Automation, SOAP UI, Fuse, Jenkins, SQL, Java – JY/5158

My client is a leading worldwide technical solutions provider and they are seeking an Automation Test Analyst to join their Oxford based offices. The role of the Automation Test Analyst 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 Automation Test Analyst will work in cohesive, self-contained teams empowered to deliver each aspect of the user experience. Each team follows an Agile process tailored to their requirements. We practice TDD, pair programming and CI with continuous deployment.

Automation Test Analyst - Agile, Automation, SOAP UI, Fuse, Jenkins, SQL, Java

Main Duties and Responsibilities for the Automation Test Analyst

• Development and execution of automated testing for large or multiple diverse projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification, reacting quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.
• Work with QA manager, project managers, technical leads, and subject matter experts to plan and execute automated tests.
• Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders.
• Research available tools and lead initiatives to identify and implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality.
• Work across teams to support quality assurance and testing throughout the business as appropriate.
• Lead continuous integration and continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices.
• Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.
• Serve as subject matter expert in the configuration, maintenance, and/or administration of testing tools or environments.
• Suggest process improvements that enable efficient delivery and maintenance with consistent direction.
• Identify areas for cooperation with other teams to improve overall quality and, with peers or others, implement initiatives improving testing capability and efficiency.
• Develop and execute automated testing for assigned projects to successfully and consistently enable delivery of high-quality software products and services on time, on budget, and to specification.
• Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.
• Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly.
• Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting.
• Maintain framework for record retention in order to support internal and external IT audits.
• Enhance quality assurance/testing and help to develop/execute automation testing throughout the business as appropriate.
• Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.
• Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.


Key Skills and Experience for the Senior QA Engineer
• 8+ years of Quality Test Engineering experience
• BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required, advanced degree preferred
• Strong understanding of Agile (Scrum, Kanban) development & QA methodologies.
• Ability to develop and execute automation testing for large scale projects.
• Research skills (tools/root cause analysis).
• Administration of testing tools and test environments.
• Strong test planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing testing tasks.
● Essential technical skills
○ Strong hands-on working experience in
• J-Unit, Java(not developer level)
• SQL
• Jenkins continuous integration
• JIRA & Confluence
• Web services & API testing
• SOAP UI
• Continuous integration
• Testing cloud applications e.g. AWS, Azure etc.
● Desirable technical skills
○ Strong hands-on working experience in
• Citrus integration test framework
• Maven
• Fuse
• Talend
• SOAP UI
● Advanced problem-solving experience.
● Advanced communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior management, customers, etc.

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 Automation Tester / QA Engineer seeking a new and exciting position within a large organisation. You will have experience working in mature Agile teams. 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++.

Automation Test Analyst - Agile, Automation, SOAP UI, Fuse, Jenkins, SQL, Java – JY/5158

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.