Software Test Automation Engineer (Cloud)

ASSA ABLOY

 

Software Test Automation Engineer

 

‘Be part of an innovative forward-thinking company’

 

You will be part of a professional enterprise Software Development team that is still rapidly growing, who create innovative solutions to address real world customer problems in the key and asset management space.

Our software solutions are used worldwide, from small business to enterprise blue-chips, with deployments on a small scale, through to large international deployments with complex system integrations.

 

About the Role:

As part of our continued growth we’re looking for test automation engineers to join our team. You will work within our multi-disciplinary scrum teams, in a fast moving, agile environment, helping to develop and deliver cloud-based solutions. You will help the scrum teams gain early feedback on quality, and support reliable and frequent deployment. You’ll be supported by the Test Automation Lead who will provide mentoring and guidance on the automation framework and approach.

 

What you would do as a test automation engineer

As a test automation engineer you will perform the following activities:

  • work collaboratively with other engineers to analyse requirements and identify appropriate test cases for automation
  • write and implement test cases with appropriate test coverage, using BDD and/or TDD practices and tools
  • develop, build and maintain automated test scripts across multiple layers (e.g. component, API, front-end, mobile, integration, regression)
  • work collaboratively with other engineers in a continuous build environment.
  • automate test reports and collaborate with wider team to identify root causes. 

You can expect to join a professional, dynamic, and friendly team.  Our offices are based in Olney (near Milton Keynes) and some of our staff also work remotely; we are flexible around working arrangements.

The skills and experience you need

We are looking for someone who has the following skills:

  • Proven experience of test automation in a product development environment (e.g. component, API, front-end, mobile, integration, regression testing)
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of test automation principles, including distributed testing methods
  • Experience with BDD and/or TDD practices
  • Experience of working with test automation tools, technologies and frameworks such as Selenium, Cypress, Cucumber, TestNG, Maven, Jira, Zephyr
  • Experience of writing test scripts, ideally in C#/JavaScript but would also consider Java
  • Knowledge of testing both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with API test libraries such as REST Assured, RESTSharp
  • Used to working in an environment using various source control solutions (Git, etc.) including branching & working with repositories
  • Knowledge of the software development and software testing lifecycles
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment (Scrum).
  • Good communication skills.

 

It would be advantageous if you also have experience of some of the following:

  • Working in a cloud-based service-oriented environment, with distributed software architectures and highly scalable database platforms
  • Integration testing of containers
  • Experience of working with AWS
  • Performance testing tools such as Gatling, JMeter
  • Experience of working in a DevOps environment
  • ISEB, ISTQB, or other relevant qualifications/experience.
  • Experience with front-end testing frameworks such as Jest, Mocha or Chai
  • Experience with any other languages and frameworks e.g. Flutter, React Native, Flutter, Xamarin/MAUI.

 

Qualifications?  What we value most is your personality, experience, and eagerness to learn. Our people make it happen.

  

We are looking for bright, motivated, and passionate people to join our team!

 

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Ex-gratia day for Christmas Eve
  • Access to an online benefits portal
  • ASSA ABLOY Family Brand discount (Yale)
  • 3 x Annual salary life cover
  • Company Pension scheme standard 5%
  • Bi-annual discretionary bonus
  • Access to Employee Care scheme
  • Individual Pluralsight Training subscription.

 

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 51,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Olney, ENG, GB, MK46 5EA

Quality Management
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30-Nov-2022