Automation Tester

Further Concepts Ltd
Leominster, Herefordshire
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits - see job profile
23 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Automation Tester

Salary: £25,000 to £35,000+ benefits (see below)

Location: Leominster, Herefordshire

Hours of Work: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday (flexible working is offered BUT core hours are 10am - 4pm but they are happy for you to work 8-4 / 9-5 / 10-6

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: PH9769

If you're looking for an exciting role where you can share your ideas within a social and friendly work environment whilst vastly increase your business skills and knowledge at the same time, this is the role for you.

The IT department consists of over 70 professional staff where you'll have the opportunity to work alongside a number of different IT areas including Support, Business Analysts, Developers and Testers. The IT department underpins all of the business users and customers by providing leading edge solutions using the latest technologies including developing in Google Cloud.

There are 6 Agile scrum teams, each team has roughly 2-3 testers and within it a Senior QA - This role will be reporting to the Lead QA Analyst.


·Agile QA processes and techniques

·Experience of testing in a cloud environment - they use google cloud but happy to see people with others

·Experience in an automated environment

About You - You will be expected to meet the majority of these requirements - If you are close to hitting on the mark on majority but not all bullet points below then please do still apply

·Demonstrable expertise in devising then executing Agile QA processes, tools and techniques

·Some expertise in the use of automated test tools including load, stress and performance testing plus script automation

·Experience of retail, preferably e-Commerce and/or multi-channel and an understanding of the technologies and associated issues in this environment

·Some experience of working within different development methodologies incl. Agile, waterfall etc. and the role that testing plays in each of them

·A track record of over-seeing successful software deployments

·Demonstrable comfort with ambiguity and an entrepreneurial style, not afraid to challenge to ensure quality delivery

·A high level of numeracy and literacy, with the ability to produce top quality written specifications, strategy and implementation communication

·The ability to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

Your day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include:

·Testing and improving the code by ensuring we have 100% test coverage and no code hot spots

·Ensuring that QA standards and principles are followed by performing peer reviews of the tests and acceptance criteria

·Ensuring that the Agile Software Development Life Cycle is followed

·Improving the QA of the website and identify any functional, technical or performance problems providing suggestions for improvements

·Improving, sharing and retaining critical in-depth knowledge of the systems developed and maintained by the client, such as the Website and all supporting services

·Ensuring progress is measured and reported in a timely fashion.


·25 days holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off

·Option to buy 1 week extra annual leave and sell 3 days back

·Summer Fridays - July and August finish at 3pm on a Friday as long as you have worked your 37.5 hours

·Staff discount - 50%

·Company performance bonus

·Company pension contribution - 5% employee, 4% employer

·Flexi time

·Child care vouchers

·Health care plan

·Discounted leisure membership

·Onsite subsidised canteen

·Free staff parking

·Relaxed dress code

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role

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