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Software Engineer / Quality Assurance / Automation Tester

04 May 2021
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Job Description

Order:                              54083

Location:                         Stratford, East London

Contract duration:        Initially to the end of 2021 (potentially on-going)

Hourly Rate:                   Up to £64.73 Umbrella Co Basis (inside IR35)

Hours:                              Full-Time – Standard 37.5 Hours Per Week

Job Title:                          Software Engineer / Quality Assurance / Automation Tester


Position Description:

Software Engineer / Quality assurance / Automation tester


Skills Required:

The Quality assurance / Automation Tester has responsibility for developing and maintaining automation code along with our developers for the Last Mile delivery App and web App.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: - Developing automation UI/UX code for the Driver app, integrating into the local/global test and development teams, actively sharing knowledge amongst the teams to reduce the risk and lower the cost of the companys’ application development. - Build up internal capability, knowledge and depth of experience around automation testing techniques for iOS, web and backend services - Grow company EU technical competency by working closely with testers, apprentices, and developers, sharing knowledge/lessons learned. - Collaborate with other technical experts (Architect, DA, DBA, SHC, Security, Networking) to resolve critical problems that often occur during application development. - Research new technologies, standardise technologies, performance guidance, developing testing frameworks etc. - Exploratory, Regression and Adhoc manual testing.

Advanced scripting/programming with mobile automation tools- Espresso, XCUI.

Advanced experience of debugging using web proxy (eg Charles).

Strong communication skills and ability to lead a team to quality outcomes.

Knowledge and familiarity with Software Craftsmanship techniques (e.g. TDD; Continuous Improvement; Extreme programming).

Knowledge on data mocking frameworks such as Mockito.

Knowledge on API testing tools like Postman or SOAP UI


Skills Preferred:

Knowledge and familiarity with Agile Central/Rally


Experience Required:

Familiarity and experience in working in agile/balanced teams

Experience/ability in working with global teams

Ability to work closely with paired programmers

Experience with troubleshooting/performance management

Experience in Agile testing techniques

Thought leadership on driving quality within a team


Experience Preferred:

Experience with Software Development tools, Backlog Management (CA Agile Central aka Rally), Source Code Management (GIT).

Knowledge and familiarity with Software Craftsmanship techniques (e.g. TDD; Continuous Improvement; Extreme programming)


Education Required:

BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience


Additional Information:

Role will be based in our offices based in the tech hub in Stratford, East London.


IR35 Details:

IR35: IR35 IN

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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!
Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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