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Software Engineer in Test

  • Job reference: 24427
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £425 - £450 per day
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A Software Engineer in Test with Automation experience in Ruby/Javascript/C#/Java and swift with Calabash/Cucumber and experience of building automation frameworks from scratch is needed to join an already thriving digital brand.

You will be fully skilled and competent in the following:

  • Writing tests in Cucumber
  • Implementing acceptance tests in Ruby/javascript/C#/Java with Calabash and other automation libraries
  • Writing and maintaining a framework of support code for automation to reduce effort and re-work
  • Analysing and decomposing complicated software systems and designing strategies to test these systems
  • Working continuously with the development and test engineering teams to automate testing
  • Conducting research on emerging automation technologies and testing practices

You will have:

  • Strong knowledge of Calabash or Appium (most desirable)
  • Experience in developing in developing the automation framework from scratch by applying the best coding practices
  • Experience with Ruby
  • Experience with XCode, Eclipse IDE or Android Studio.
  • Experience with continuous integration e.g. Jenkins
  • Working with XML and JSON for content/data feeds and REST for consuming APIs
  • Experience in mobile testing on both iOS and Android devices
  • Version control systems such as Git
  • Experience working with a formal QA process
  • Experience of BDD, TDD and Unit Testing
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to work without direct supervision while ensuring the success of the team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, and peer code-reviews


  • XHTML / HTML / HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, JQuery or other web technologies
  • Experience developing and coding MVC / ASP.Net / C# / C++ / Swift
  • Experience with mobile services: APN, Newsstand, communication protocols, location-based services
  • iOS or Android development an advantage

Ruby, Javascript, C#, Java and Swift.

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