QA Engineer Automation / Automation Tester

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
£35000 - £45000/annum + Benefits
Jun 23, 2018
Jul 21, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
QA Engineer Automation / Automation Tester / Manchester / £35-45,000 + benefits A leading pharmaceutical/life sciences organisation are looking for an Automation Test Engineer to join a talented engineering team to help develop a framework and analytical applications. They're looking for a creative and innovative Automation Engineer to bring new ideas from areas including UI design, mobile, data storage, networking, distributed computing, data processing. You'll be joining a cross functional team to work closely with architects and management. They are adopting techniques such as continuous delivery and TDD / BDD. The Role: You will be part of an innovative and creative work environment where you will receive a comprehensive induction and be supported to carry out your role and to progress within the company. You can play your part in an organisation which offers opportunity for promotion, access to management and leadership roles, and a supportive and friendly working environment. Responsibilities: * Design, develop, execute and maintain test cases covering all aspects of the software. * Work in close partnership with software developers to improve product quality. * Provide supporting documentation in accordance with the software development processes and codes of practice. * Communicate with internal and external users to provide software and technical support. * Be creative in identifying opportunities for improved productivity, efficiency and quality. * Develop strong working relationships with other departments. Qualifications: * Degree (or equivalent) in a science, engineering or computing related subject. * Previous technical and software testing experience. * Are passionate about software testing which you can clearly convey by your actions and experiences. * Have the ability to solve complex problems. * Are able to work under your own guidance. * And have excellent communication and decision-making skills. * Experience testing software for analytical instrumentation would be desirable. Desirables: * Experience with C# programming (or another programming language eg. Java) * BDD / TDD * Gherkin / Cucumber * SpecFlow * Continuous integration / Delivery * Web, desktop or mobile automation (Selenium Webdriver, Ranorex, Browser Stack) There is parking on site and the offices are commutable from most of Cheshire and Manchester including the towns; Warrington, Northwich, Macclesfield, Stockport and Altrincham. Initial interviews are being held week commencing 25th June. Apply now with the X4 Group for immediate consideration. QA Engineer Automation / Automation Tester / Manchester / £35-45,000 + benefits