Software Tester (Manual to Automation)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1364237

 Job Description

Software Testers with an appetite to transfer into Automation & Financial Trading, permanent positions available: Jemma@abacus.jobs

Software Test Engineers – seeking a new opportunity in Belfast?

We are representing one of the world’s leading Financial Transaction & Trading companies, located in their recently built Belfast site. Having arrived in Belfast in late 2016, this firm have slowly built several teams, including Automation, Software, Testing, and back office.

Now plans are to rapidly grow and hire 200 new staff, this is the perfect time to get involved, opportunities will be available for you to grow both technically and if desired, enhanced exposure in full SDLC and managerial career structures.

Working in an Agile environment, with guidance from Senior Testers – Software Development Mangers, you will be responsible for:

  • Design and execute automated tests,
  • Engage in exploratory testing
  • Undertake manual testing as required to support the wider testing strategy
  • Identify and raise risks and issues to STEs, TAs, and TDM as applicable
  • Work with STEs to help triage and prioritise issues
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis for production issues as needed
  • Communicate status to STEs and the TDM on a regular basis
  • Ensure automation code is well commented and constructed, and suitable for review

Core Skills Needed:

  • 2 years commercial experience
  • Enterprise system experience
  • Experience of analysing user story acceptance criteria to build tests
  • Experience of co-ordinating testing activities

It would be an added benefit if you have:

Automation tools and practises in use such as:

  • BDD automation using such as:
    • SpecFlow,
    • Cucumber-JVM, and
  • Loadrunner and/or JMeter for performance testing
  • UI automation using tools such as:
    • Selenium webdriver,
    • Test Complete, and
    • QTP

Next Steps:

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