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Automation QA

Job title: Automation QA
Contract type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Industry: QA & Testing
Start Date: asap
Salary: Up to £80000 per annum
Reference: JPAUTO321_1641380443
Contact name: James Platt
Contact email:
Job published: January 05, 2022

Job description

Automation Test Analyst

London City - Trading

£80,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Harrington Starr are currently looking for a Automation Test analyst to join a leading vendor working on a trading platform. The systems under test are currently hosted on dual platform technology - application components reside on both Linux and Windows Servers.

This person will be one of 6 dedicated test analysts within the team, responsible for designing and building automation test frame works, working with Test Developers to create automated frameworks and executing automated tests.

Responsibilities include

  • Building Automation frameworks from scratch in Java
  • Designing test suites for automation in order to validate functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Maintaining and improving existing regression test suites
  • Planning test phases and creating Test Strategy documents
  • Keeping up to date with new developments and strategies within their area and the general IT marketplace.
  • Offering ideas, advice and support with regard to improvement initiatives within the team.
  • To do what is necessary to ensure all personal tasks are completed on schedule.
  • Perform any other duties as reasonably required by the Test Manager, if necessary outside office hours and, very occasionally, at weekends.
  • Working closely with business analysts, developers and operations staff.

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3 years test experience within in JAVA automation
  • experience in the financial sector.
  • Some automated testing experience
  • Borland Silk Test, SilkPerformer and 4test language knowledge would be a benefit but training can be provided.
  • Exposure to systems developed on various platforms (Windows and Linux).
  • Experience of Atlassian Jira would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • ISEB certification to at least Foundation level.
  • Development methodologies, Waterfall Model, Agile Methods.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong SQL knowledge with SQL Server or Oracle experience.
  • Strong C++

Sound interesting please contact James Platt

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