Test Automation Engineer

Reference:
DP-UK/42222
Sector:
Technology
Salary:
£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
Town/City:
Swansea
Contract Type:
Permanent

Key Responsibilities

Implement and develop automated test practices for all ERS required products using the selected Test Automation Tools.Design and create test scripts using C# and/or VB.NET to address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability in preparation for implementation.Work with the Test & Configuration Manager and colleagues to define process and strategy associated with automation.Identify, analyze, and document problems with program performance, function, output, online screen, or content.Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope/delivery dates.Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.Review and advise on appropriate tools for test automation.Assist with the development and deployment of the ERS Test Automation strategy.Proactively consider IT security at all levels of the application lifecycle.

Product / Technical knowledge

Microsoft SQL server 2008 and 2012Microsoft ALM ToolsetCommercial Test Automation Packages beyond Record and Playback

Competencies

Strong communication skills with the drive and ability to exchange appropriate information with relevant people at the right timeThe ability to look at issues from a broad perspective, to come up with imaginative solutions, and to identify innovative alternatives to typical, unusual or difficult situations or problemsThe ability to gather, understand, analyse and interpret information & concepts, verbal or numerical, about people or situations, quicklyWorks harmoniously with others to get a job done, responding positively to instructions and proceduresAble to work well with staff, co-workers, peers and managers, sharing critical information with everyone involved in a projectMaintains high standards despite pressing deadlines, regularly producing accurate, thorough, professional work.

Skills and Experience

Experience in the insurance / financial services sector is desirableExpertise in SQL and Microsoft packagesExpertise in Commercial Automation Packages

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