QA Automation Engineer

City of London  ‐ Onsite


Test Automation Automation Software Engineering Java (Programming Language) Systems Engineering Banking Services Continuous Integration Extract Transform Load (ETL) Quality Management Selenium Testing Test Scripts Agile Methodology Asset Management Financial Institution Unix Cloud Computing Databases Continuous Delivery Data As A Services Database Queries File Systems Middleware Finance Functional Design Recruitment Regression Testing Cloud Services Software Requirements Analysis Software Systems Test Planning Web Applications Safety Principles Cucumber (Software) Waterfall Model Programming Languages Microservices


QA Automation Engineer- Test/Java/Selenium/Migration/SDET/Nicroservices/ETL/Cloud-Based Solutions/Test Scripts/London - contract - Banking. Wealth Management

12 Month Contract. Inside IR35. Hybrid- London

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled software development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our dynamic team . The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, scaling , maintaining and executing automated test scripts to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products. This role required a strong background in software development, test automation framework and a passion for delivering high quality software solutions.

(We seek candidate who would rate themselves at least 8-10 in QA Automation Testing in a Banking/financial Services industry. With a 30% pass rate during the interview process, we seek the best QA Automation Testers, or at least those who think they are in the top 20%!!!)

Key Responsibilities (8yrs+)
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to understand software requirements and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Design, develop and maintain automated test scripts using industry standard tools and framework.
  • Continuously research and evaluate new testing technologies . tools and methodologies to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Contribute to the overall improvement of the software development process by advocating for best practices in testing and quality assurance
  • Develop custom tools and integrate with existing tools to increase engineering productivity.
  • Ensure the quality, security, reliability, and compliance of our solutions by testing both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Coordinate test activities front to back within the pod and across with other test managers, where required.
  • Enable & drive a culture of "automation-first" in the QA space
  • Create and maintain automation scripts and enhance existing scripts
  • Hands on with automation testing for conducting multilayers testing of desktop, web applications, data services, micro services, database, ETL, cloud service-based application, middleware and OS.
  • Perform in-sprint automation testing and build a regression test suite.
  • Comprehensive analysis of any errors found using logs, database queries, legacy and unix file system, etc.
  • Expert in complete test and defect management lifecycle across agile and waterfall methodologies and tools
  • Generate test reports and status to be shared across multiple levels
  • Have worked on a large scale migration project for a financial institution's core platform
  • Strong proficiency in programming language such as Java
  • Experience with test automation framework such as Selenium, cucumber or similar BDD framework.
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines .

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12 Months
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