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+)
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
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
CI tools (TeamCity/Octopus) - Desirable
Cloud testing platforms (BrowserStack/TestCloud/Lambda Test) - Essential
10% discretionary bonus
Personal training and development offerings
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!