Automation Tester Automation Tester …

Harvey Nash
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 21
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum
Harvey Nash
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Nov 21
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum
Harvey Nash
We are looking for an automation engineer who would be the go-to person for automation in the team. You would be responsible for automation and be a key person in the team, mentoring others on the automation process.

The Opportunity
We are looking for an Automation Engineer for our North-East based client. This is a great opportunity for a tester with a strong grasp of automation to make an impact in a small team and become the go to person for automation. This role is in the North-east, so you must be within a commutable distance.

The Role:

  • Own / manage the test automation strategy including tool selection and appropriate design patterns
  • Achieve the maximum test coverage with the least number of automated test cases
  • Development of an extensible automation framework based on appropriate technologies that is capable of working across multiple technologies
  • Prioritise test automation development based on risk
  • Implement a clear reporting process covering issues found in different phases of testing
  • Track maintenance tasks and effort in order to optimise automation solutions
  • Provide detailed test estimates as required
  • Escalate risk to milestone and deliverables and propose mitigating strategies.
  • Collaborate with other team members to encourage application testability
  • Developing relationships with current lead / team to agree priorities, provide estimates, report progress and identify risks/impediments
  • Mentor junior members of the team and build their automation capabilities and knowledge
  • Liaise with other relevant stakeholders as required



Who You'll Be

  • A tester with an in-depth understanding of multiple opensource and commercial automation tools
  • Ability to lead, motivate and work in a team
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • In depth understanding of relevant test principles and best practice
  • A degree in computer science (or another numerate discipline)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales
  • High levels of self-motivation, resilience and initiative
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