Senior Functional and Automation Test Analyst

Senior Functional and Automation Test Analyst
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH2 4QZ Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH2 4QZ
Job Ref: 50216449
Sector: Testing & QA
Date Added: 10 September 2021

Senior Functional & Automation Test Analyst - Edinburgh - 6 Month Contract

Our Public Sector client are currently recruiting for a Senior Functional & Automation Test Analyst to join on a 6 month initial contract, outside of IR35.


  • Assist the Test Lead to build functional and automation test capability and frameworks across CDi and provide a clear direction on the test strategy
  • Work with the Test Lead and test teams across the business and CDi to achieve functional and automation testing goals across multiple projects
  • Working with SMEs, BAs, POs and dev to capture business processes followed by the design and build of automated solutions and frameworks across multiple applications within CDI
  • Create and maintain automated regression/smoke test packs for various applications across CDI with appropriate version control in place
  • Provide test leadership on a given project/product
  • Produce high quality test collateral in line with the Agile methodology - test plans, Test evidence and completion reports
  • Daily functional test execution across a range of projects and infrastructures
  • Daily automated test execution across a range of projects and infrastructures
  • Provide meaningful and accurate reporting against pass/fail criteria
  • Root Cause analysis of failures and rapid resolution of issues
  • Ability to update at daily stand ups and contribute in other delivery ceremonies
  • Improve Functional & Automation testing best practices within CDi
  • Defect recording and management

The successful candidate will have the following skills/knowledge:

  • Extensive knowledge of using testing tools i.e. JIRA, ALM, Zepher etc
  • Ability to automate front web based end to end systems, interfaces, cross browser/device, mobile apps and other applications
  • Comprehensive knowledge of automated testing tools i.e. Selenium, Blue Prism, Cypress
  • Familiarity with version control and release software i.e Git, Subversion, Jenkins or team city
  • Proven track record of automation and RPA within an Agile framework i.e. DevOps, CI/CD or FDD
  • Aptitude to working with various languages and frameworks including C++, C#, Java, Javascript, .NET, SQL, VBA/VBScript, shell scripting
  • Detailed understanding of software architectures - SOA, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, Client Server and experience of testing Cloud and Azure based solutions
  • Understanding testing methodologies i.e. Agile (BDD,TDD, ATDD), Kanban, Waterfall and V-Model,

Should this 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

10/10/2021 09:33:58
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Contact Consultant:
Lewis Baillie

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