Job Information
Automation Test Engineer 4144 Featured
DCV Technologies - IT Sector Edinburgh, United Kingdom 182 Days Ago
Job Type: Permanent
Duration: Permanent
Job Salary Range: £ 35,000 - 40,000 Per Year
Job Category: Information Technology
Sub Category: Test Engineer
Hours: Full-Time
Posted: 25-10-2018
Salary: £40,000
Reference/Consultant ID: Ian 4144
Job Status
Start Publishing: 03-12-2018
Stop Publishing: 10-01-2019
DCV Technologies - IT Sector Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Function

QA & Automation Test Engineer

The QA & Automation Test Engineer will be responsible for performing Quality Assurance and Test activities. This will involve developing and executing manual and automated tests across our product suite, which includes desktop and web applications. You will be an effective communicator who is comfortable discussing issues / ideas within the business and on site with clients. You are an enthusiastic tester whose drive is continuous improvement and a focus on helping the team deliver quality products.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with internal teams (Product Management, Analysts etc.) to understand requirements and develop testable Acceptance Criteria
  • Liaise with clients, as required, to understand and develop testable Acceptance Criteria
  • Provide Test estimates to support bid pricing, project costing and task planning
  • Develop automation frameworks to deliver efficient and effective testing
  • Design, develop and execute automated tests using approved tools and frameworks
  • Derive and design test cases following approved development testing standards and guidelines
  • Design, develop and execute functional and non-functional tests (automated and manual as required)
  • Peer review QA and Test team work
  • Prioritise workload to meet agreed commitments
  • Review SDLC processes and recommend improvements
  • Ensure approved development procedures are followed across the SDLC
  • Capture, record and document bugs allowing Development teams to readily reproduce issues
  • Provide timely feedback to Development Management Team as required


  • Demonstrable QA and Automated Test experience
  • Demonstrable Software testing experience across full SDLC
  • Knowledge and experience of developing robust, maintainable, efficient automated test frameworks
  • Coding skills to develop frameworks and automated tests using tools such as Gherkin, SpecFlow, Visual Studio (C#), Selenium, Ranorex
  • Ability to develop clear, concise, test plans and cases, and perform manual and automated tests across desktop and web applications
  • Ability to interpret written requirements and technical specification documents
  • Knowledge of database architecture
  • Experienced in developing SQL and scripts
  • API testing, Load and Performance testing
  • Agile / Scrum experience
  • Confident written and verbal communicator including client facing roles
  • Ability to work in both co-located and distributed teams
  • Experience of Continuous Integration
  • Financial Markets knowledge a plus


  • A good first numerate degree in either computing, mathematics or science and / or industry experience and other relevant qualifications
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