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Senior Test Automation Engineer - Finance - West Midlands

  • Location:

    Coventry

  • Sector:

    Quality Assurance/Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Senior, QA Engineer

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £58000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joe Noon

  • Contact email:

    joe.noon@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    JN87067_1673607541

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-24

  • Startdate:

    Flexible

A highly repeatable, rapidly growing and multinational Financial Services (fintech) client are currently searching for an experienced Senior QA/Test 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 West Midlands HQ near to Coventry.

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!