Automation Test Engineer (Java or Scala)

People Source Consulting
320.00 - 420.00 GBP Daily + £320 - £420 per day
01 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Test Engineer (Java or Scala) | Gloucestershire | ??320-420 per day DOE

We are working with one of the fastest growing businesses in the South West and they have a requirement for an Automation specialist who can create Automation frameworks from scratch and can code in Java or Scala. You will be able to use either language to build and support testing frameworks.

This is truly one of the best opportunities around with a company who are doing big things, you will be working with some of the most intelligent IT professionals around and this position would give you the platform to enhance your career further.


-A minimum of 4+ years of automation tools/framework experience
-Experience of testing backend web-services and web based Portal testing
-Some coding experience for test purposes with ideally Java, Scala or Ruby
-Testing APIs and using REST/SOAP
-Linux command line basics, e.g. ssh, grep, cp, ls, less, tail
-Usage of SQL queries and testing of data transformations
-Understanding the structure of XML files and data manipulation within them
-Understanding BDD and hands-on experience of writing Gherkin statements and Cucumber step definitions
-2+ years Agile experience within either or both Kanban/Scrum frameworks
-Use of defect management, test management and repository tools such as JIRA, Zephyr, HP ALM, Microsoft MTM, TFS
-Capturing and reporting Sprint level testing and quality metrics
-Understanding how manual testing supports automation
-ISEB or ISTQB qualification Foundation certificate

For more information please apply now for an informative chat and a full job description.

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