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Senior QA Automation Engineer

  • Technology
  • Edinburgh
  • Permanent
  • £40,001-£60,000
  • About the role

     

    Senior QA Automation Engineer

    £50,000-£65,000 D.O.E

    Edinburgh (with home working options, however there is an expectation to be in the office weekly)

     

    Brand new opportunity in Edinburgh with a fast-growing organisation, joining their product development team. This is a key for role as they are looking to shift further over to an Automation Testing environment and the Senior QA Automation engineer will have the opportunity to shape and mold this function.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Identify areas where automated tests can replace manual, particularly in the UI of the application.
    • Devise test plans with for new features, working closely with the development team, where required manual tests, but primarily automated.
    • Identify gaps in existing tests and come up with solutions around these.
    • Identify areas of the existing codebase that are of low quality.
    • Present reports and analysis to a variety of members of the organisation, including the development team, and senior management.
    • Assist with recruiting within the test team, and train and mentor more junior testers.
    • Investigate new testing methodologies, and where necessary new testing software.

     

    Role Requirements:

    • Experience working within a QA Automation role, preferably with experience mentoring and training more junior testers. Leadership experience would be desirable but is not essential.
    • Experience developing Automation frameworks (Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin etc.)
    • Experience testing on UI applications and APIs is desirable.
    • Hands-on testing experience within the Microsoft tech stack.
    • Experience testing JavaScript code would be a plus.
    • Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting to a variety of stakeholders.

    If you would like to be considered for this position, apply ASAP with a copy of your CV!