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Software Engineer in Test (Java/JavaScript) - Milton Keynes

  • Location:

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Quality Assurance/Testing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Developer

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits

  • Contact:

    Joe Noon

  • Contact email:

    joe.noon@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    62078_1624370835

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, an industry leading SaaS provider and technology house, are looking for a skilled and passionate Test Engineer or Software Developer in Test to join their team. Having partnered with the biggest names in their provision sector for travel, rail and logistics, they are continuing to scale and focus on new product innovation. Despite the pandemic, over recent years, they have completely revolutionised the approach to technology in their industry by developing highly complex, critical automated management systems and software / digital products which are being used daily by many of the biggest travel companies in the UK.

As a Software Developer in Test, you will be joining a talented team of highly skilled Software Engineers; you will be an automation SME and have a decorated track record in consulting on and facilitating the development and expansion of scalable and robust testing frameworks that will ensure the highest level of test coverage across their full development life cycle. As such, you'll be comfortable and competent in regularly pairing with engineers and driving the highest standards of BDD/TDD.

This company offer an opportunity to gain access into some of the most highly complex and rigorous software applications on the market in a very welcoming, supportive and ambitious working environment.

Key Requirements include:

  • Good scripting / programming skills and ability to work closely with Developers to improve testing efficiency
  • Strong understanding of the full software development lifecycles and best practices
  • Web-based Automation testing (Selenium, protractor or similar)
  • Ability to develop automation frameworks from scratch would be advantageous
  • Java and JavaScript programming skills (both would be advantageous, but would consider stronger in one over another)
  • Unit testing experience (Junit, Jasmine or similar)
  • TDD/BDD testing experience
  • Knowledge and experience in CI/CD
  • Understanding of messaging-based systems (desirable)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders.

This role will be based in Milton Keynes with flexibility around WFH post-pandemic. A fantastic opportunity for a Software Engineer in Test looking to take an exciting step in their career with an industry leader and work on interesting and complex technical challenges in a positive and forward thinking culture.

This organisation are particularly big on personal development and supporting people to become the best they can in their technical abilities, they offer regular training, open and supportive culture and offer use of coding/technical training software regularly for their engineering team and advocate for people to improve their ability with the company's backing. This is a great opportunity for a Software Developer in Test / Test Engineer and we will consider people with slightly varied experience levels as the client are growing out this area within their testing teams.

If this is of interest and you fit the requirements, please apply with your CV.