Automation Tester

Job Ref: 50200346
Sector: Testing & QA
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 16 April 2019
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK Manchester Greater Manchester GBR
  • Competitive
  • Ewan Brown
  • 0131 257 4961

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Automation Tester - Manchester

Our Banking client is offering an exciting opportunity for an Automation Tester to join their Manchester based team on a permanent full time basis


  • Operating automated testing throughout the programme lifecycle to make sure the solutions meet both the business's and customers' needs.
  • Design and operate a range of test types, including smoke and integration testing
  • Understanding and analysing testing requirements, and working with colleagues to plan and manage the work to perform and monitor testing
  • Producing documentation which details the approach to test planning and execution
  • Designing test scenarios and cases, making sure the collateral produced will verify the solution proposed, and can be fully traced back to the initial requirements
  • Reviewing and managing test execution and results, including regression testing and retesting activities across the different testing phases
  • Creating test completion reports which document defects clearly and concisely, reporting and raising them in good time


  • Experience of automated testing, and the proven capability to set up a test automation framework and experience with a number of tools and technologies related to automated testing.
  • A history of delivering across a wide range of software delivery and transformation projects, including large change programmes in a technology environment.
  • Familiar with agile working
  • Experience of developing bespoke testing frameworks, test strategy and planning, reporting, defect management, and behaviour-driven development
  • An understanding of the financial services industry, particularly retail banking and lending products
  • Solid technical skills in Java, Cucumber, Cloud Technologies, JIRA and Confluence
  • Knowledge of DevOps approaches and working practices
  • Creativity, exceptionally high standards, and the desire to continue learning
  • Great interpersonal skills, so you can work with both senior business and technical stakeholders

Should this Automation Tester position be of interest please submit your CV and I will be in contact by telephone as required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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