Senior Automation Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Edinburgh/Midlothian, 5018

Senior Automation Engineer - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Technology - IT- Testing
Ref: 5018 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Sep 2017
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Nine Twenty are now recruiting for a Senior Automation Engineer to work on a permanent basis in central Edinburgh. 

You will be working for a Global Technology focussed company who works within the Health Care Industry.  They are successful, supportive and are now recruiting for a Senior Automation Engineer to be responsible for the overall design, maintenance and execution of automated testing of data and web products using a variety of automation and Application Lifecycle Management tools.

You will also be providing direct line management at an operational level to Automation Engineers and Test Analysts and ensuring that the team are working at the highest standards to meet business objectives.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Principal, QA to provide a consistent approach to QA leadership.
  • Design, maintain and execute automated testing of API and Web Service test data and web products on multiple platforms and devices ensuring consistency and sufficient test coverage.
  • Build and maintain and development plan for upskilling existing team and new recruits to become automation engineers
  • Manage automation training and development information and responsible for all automation content
  • Provide guidance, direction coaching and mentoring for reporting QA team members
  • Manage, lead and develop a team of Automation Engineers and Test Analysts to achieve career objectives
    Manage and configure performance, load and stress testing using automated tools
  • Working with Agile delivery teams to ensure automation test goals, objectives, and expectations are effectively met.
  • Management (CALM) methodology.
  • Manage source control of automation artifacts within GIT and MTM
  • Recording technical non-functional requirements with the architecture team and developing and running tests round non-functional requirements.

Desired Experience we are looking for:

  • Script UI, API and micro services in technologies such as C#, Java, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Define automation plans (with regard to chosen databases such as SQL, NoSQL, and JSON)
  • Define automation plans for isolated API, integrated micro service and Performance/load/stress testing
  • Define automation plans for testing cloud based solutions such as Microsoft Azure, AWS
  • Ability to define automation plans with regard to Microsoft test frameworks and/or JUnit, NUnit, TFS, Test Manager and Visual Studio Coded UI, Selenium
  • Ability to define automation plans for Lab Management in a virtualised environment such as Cloud or VM Labs

Please apply today for immediate consideration!