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Automation Python Tester
Title: Automation Python Tester
Category: IT/Software Development
Job type: Contract
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00
Salary per: day
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Automation Tester

6 months


West London

Key Responsibilities/duties

- Championing testing, effective test automation and good testing practices writing and executing effective functional tests, carrying out exploratory testing

- Automating functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable code

- Actively supporting agile development methods and best practices

- Supporting and actively working towards test driven development and test automation

- Helping to improve processes and procedures

- Raising descriptive and useful bug reports

- Quickly acquiring new testing skills and working with new technologies with little support

- Working with other testers and teams to ensure the spread of good practices and knowledge

- Assisting with the setting up and configuration of build and test environments

Key skills required

- Experience testing rich graphical user interfaces

- Experience and working knowledge of test automation (coding), using Python essential

- Plan, execute and maintain automated functional tests

- Experience of and ability to design and execute effective test cases

- Good knowledge of automation tools

- Knowledge of the full software development and testing lifecycle in an Agile environment

- Experience of hands-on testing in Agile development environments (especially Scrum and XP) and Test Driven Development

- Proactive, diplomatic and clear communicator

- Working knowledge of JSON and shell scripting

- Experience of Exploratory Testing

- Experience of Continuous Integration using Teamcity, Jenkins or Cruise Control

- Worked in Pair Programming environments would be a plus

- Experience of testing on devices would be a plus

- Squish experience desirable

- Knowledge of various test design techniques

- Knowledge of defect and sprint tracking tools

- Experience of Linux desirable

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now with your updated CV in word/PDF format.

Notwithstanding any guidelines given to level of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally: Please see our website for our full diversity statement.
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