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  » Posted on: 27-01-2020

Position or Job Title Automation Tester / Automation Test Analyst
Company CV-Library Ltd
Recruiter Reference itjobspost/211604114
Position Location (City) Chesterfield, Derbyshire
County/Area Derbyshire
Country United Kingdom
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Description & Requirements

Job Description
Automation Tester / Automation Test Analyst – Chesterfield - Permanent

Salary: £30K - £50K

Test Analyst – Job Role

My client is looking for an experienced Automation Test Analyst to join their development team. This is an ideal role for a Junior Automation Test Analyst looking to take the next step up to Automation Test Analyst role or an Automation Test Analyst looking to expand their experience and progress their career working in a relaxed environment for the leading company. The role provides the opportunity to work within the organisation supporting and enhancing existing applications and on new projects which will move the business forwards.

The Automation Test Analyst responsibilities will involve:

* Defining automation tests for small changes through to large scale projects.

* Preparing automation test approach and contributing to the production of test strategies

* Identifying and preparing any environment and data requirements

* Creating automation tests, managing and running of automated test suite, raising and managing defects with the relevant teams

* Working with development team and business analysts to identify test scenarios and to resolve defects

Main duties are:

* Review change request / requirement specifications / bug reports to plan test automation approach and provide test estimates

* Identify test data and environment requirements from relevant documentation or previous test runs

* Definite and write automation test scripts to explore all relevant impacted areas including any levels of regression coverage

* Maintain and execute automation test suites and output test results via appropriate method

* Investigate, raise and help to resolve any arising issues

* Report on the status of test automation creation and execution progress and any blockers in a timely manner

* Attend and contribute to meetings in line with the Automation Test Analyst role

* Liaise with Business Analyst and Development teams as required

* Provide support during the UAT period as required

* Create and maintain automation regression scripts

* Ensure standards and best practices are adhered to

* Contribute to the ongoing improvement in the development life cycle within the organisation by keeping up to date on latest test automation methods and techniques and provide feedback on enhancement to processes

Essential skills:

Strong and demonstrable Functional and Non-Functional test experience

Unit, System, Integration, Regression and UAT testing understanding

Defect management experience including use of defect management tools

Excel and Word experience

Experience with web and non-web based application testing

Good understanding of the SDLC

Able to work independently and as part of a team

Self-motivated and pro-active / Organised / Good Communicator

At least 2 years’ experience of working in an Engineering team and environment

Flexibility in working hours based on project commitments

Desired skills:

Automation test framework experience or understanding

BDD experience or understanding

Selenium / Cucumber / Gherkin / Behat

Unit Tests (xUnit)


Linux and Windows operating systems

Source control experience or understanding

Cross browser testing / API automation / GUI automation

Agile or Waterfall understanding/exposure

SQL understanding with the ability to perform database queries and manipulation

The Automation Test Analyst will be measured against their ability to accurately analyse, define and write automation test scenarios, carry out automation test execution and record the nature of any fault/issue ensuring that a robust solution is delivered to our customers. This role provides scope to define and improve processes and grow the Automation Test facet within the organisation

Required Skills
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Required Qualifications
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Additional Details

Employment Authorisation Type of Position
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Salary and Package
£30000 - £50000/a
Start Date Required Experience
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