Automation Test Engineer

21 May 2021
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to growth, we are now recruiting an Automation Test Engineer to design and implement test automation frameworks and write automated tests to cover the feature requirements.

While initially focussed on the web applications, responsibilities vary to cover mobile and web services wherever required. You will therefore you will require an in depth understanding of test automation approaches and methodologies as well as a good understanding of web and mobile development.

Main Responsibilities


Design and implement test automation frameworks and write automated tests to cover the feature requirements


Design and implement API integration tests for Rest and Soap web services both internal and 3rd party providers


Enhance and maintain existing test automation frameworks and suites


Work alongside scrum team members to clarify requirements, ensure end to end and API automation testability, provide feedback on design for new features as well as promote best practice in developing code written with automation in mind


Monitor the continuous integration and continuous deployment pipeline to ensure test automation solutions are integrated throughout our delivery pipeline


Effectively troubleshoot, analyse, isolate and communicate defects discovered as a result of executing automated tests and make recommendations to address the defects


Assess the development process to determine high risk areas and make recommendations on how to mitigate these risks with test automation

You must have:

* JavaScript, TypeScript, node.js

* Knowledge of web and mobile technologies

* Experience with test frameworks and automation tools

* Knowledge and experience in automated web, mobile application and RESTful service testing

* A passion for test infrastructure, test architecture and CI/CD

* Knowledge of CI automation systems to create builds preferably AWS pipelines

* Possess an agile mind-set, fast to adapt to constant changes and comfortable with it

* Ability to work with other developers to ensure that systems are designed for reliability and testability

Experience with any of the below tech is desirable:

* Cucumber, Gherkin

* Cypress, Selenium WebDriver, Protractor, WebdriverIO, Appium

* Jasmine, Chai

* SoapUI, Postman, Frisby.js

* TeamCity, Jenkins

* MongoDB, postgresql

* CDK pipelines

* BDD, TDD, Unit Testing

About us:

AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding GBP65.2 billion and more than 346,700 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre. We have our head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London.

In return for your hard work you will be entitled to:

* 24 days holiday increasing up to 30 days with service, plus bank holidays, holiday buy/sell scheme

* Discretionary annual bonus

* Contributory pension scheme

* Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme

* Bike loan, season ticket loan portal

* Discounted PMI and Dental

* Free gym plus much more

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