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Senior QA Automation Engineer - Financial Services

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Quality Assurance/Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    QA Engineer

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joe Noon

  • Contact email:

    joe.noon@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    87067_1673021639

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-17

  • Startdate:

    Flexible

A highly repeatable, rapidly growing and multinational Financial Services (fintech) client are currently searching for an experienced Senior QA Automation Engineer on a permanent basis to support thir wider digital engineering and development team by undertaking various functional and non-functional testing activities across a range of digital products including payments and foreign exchange, with a large focus on expanding their test automation coverage.

The role will encompass and champion quality assurance on a range of software delivery streams, including web, desktop and mobile applications over cross-browser/devices, cloud platforms, and back-end APIs.

Key experience required:

  • Previous testing experience as a QA Engineer (minimum five years+)
  • Possess a strong background in writing automated functional and integration tests in JavaScript or C# based test frameworks (both would be ideal but not essential)
  • Experienced in business requirements gathering and interpreting to test cases from acceptance criteria
  • Previous experience working in the financial services sector (payments or foreign exchange would be desirable)
  • Practical experience in test planning, test case design and test progress reporting
  • Proven experience of E2E manual/automation testing for functional testing (non-functional - desirable)
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with methodologies including Waterfall and Agile
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, manual and automated test techniques, tools, processes and best practice
  • Understand where & when automation testing fits into the SDLC, specifically Agile (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Strong experience across UIs and APIs automated testing
  • Familiar with best development practices to create and maintain clean, readable code to industry standards.
  • System, integration, exploratory and regression, cross-browser, API and mobile device testing
  • A business-like manner and able to exercise tact and diplomacy where required
  • Demonstrable accuracy, thoroughness, and diligence in the execution of daily tasks
  • Self-starting and ability to work on own initiative without need for constant supervision
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and cutting-edge software development environment

Technical requirement:

  • Test Management (TestRail, Zephyr)
  • Bug tracking software (Jira, Azure DevOps)
  • SQL DBMS querying/updating
  • API testing tools (Postman, Swagger) - Essential
  • Azure or AWS exposure - Essential
  • Test Automation Frameworks - C# and/or JavaSCript (Selenium/Cypress/Playwright)
  • CI tools (TeamCity/Octopus) - Desirable
  • Cloud testing platforms (BrowserStack/TestCloud/Lambda Test) - Essential

Benefits include:

  • 10% discretionary bonus
  • Personal training and development offerings
  • Private healthcare
  • Competitive pension contribution

This role will operate under a hybrid working model and requires two days per week on site in their London HQ, near to Westminster station.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving and rapidly expanding business with a global presence and reputation as a top fintech organisation. Want to be a part of it? Please apply with your latest CV!