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Software Test Engineer

  • Location:

    Glasgow

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + company benefits

  • Contact:

    James Hepburn

  • Contact email:

    jhepburn@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH36429_1663151740

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Head Resourcing

Software Test Engineer

Up to £60,000 + benefits (bonus etc)



Head Resourcing are pleased to be working with one of Scotland's biggest success stories as they look to hire a talented Software Test Engineer. Our client is headquartered in Glasgow with state-of-the-art office facilities, this role is remote working four days per week with one day working in the office.



As a Test Engineer, you will be key to achieving the company vision of creating market-leading digital products that will put them at the forefront of retailing. Placing customers at the heart of everything they do, you will transform the customer experience and drive the business forward.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some exciting and high-profile projects, working alongside a team of genuinely talented and passionate people who are focused on doing things 'the right way'. Our client is looking for individuals who are excited by the prospect of working every day on challenging problems, while collaborating and exchanging knowledge with other members of the team.



Responsibilities

Working in product-based squads using the latest technologies, patterns, and approaches: Containerised .Net Core micro-services, React front-ends, Terraform and cloud-hosted PaaS, orchestrated using Kubernetes, and UI and API testing with Selenium, Cypress, BrowserStack, Postman, Swagger, and NodeJS.

* Be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of manual and automated test cases against business requirements.
* Enable test teammates through collaboration and knowledge sharing.
* Contribute to the wider test architecture and strategy.
* Be fully engaged within the test community.
* Be instrumental in actively promoting the benefits of test within your product squad.



Essential skills

* Excellent interpersonal, organisational, and influencing skills.
* Excellent manual testing skills - web, mobile and mobile apps testing including multi-device and cross-platform consistency.
* Demonstrable UI and API test automation skills with Selenium and Cypress.
* Proven experience of test planning including approach, design, and estimation.
* Strong analytical skills to review and validate requirements and technical specifications while developing and executing test plans.
* Experience and an understanding of Agile methodologies and practices.


Additionally, while not essential, the following would be a bonus:

* Experience and understanding of DevOps practices, such as continuous integration for test automation.
* The ability to support, design, develop, and enhance test processes and report for QA processes.
* Experience or an interest in creating or contributing to technical articles published on internal sites and/or for technical publications.




This is a truly excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation looking to bring innovative industry products to market.



If this role sounds of interest and you would like to have a confidential chat to find out more, please apply or send your CV to jhepburn@headresourcing.com