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Test Engineer

Job Title: Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Salary: 32000 - 40000
REF: 995
Contact Name: Fraser Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Test Engineer £32-40k

The Test Engineer Role

The successful candidate will conduct automated and manual tests to ensure the application created by the Software Engineering Team is fit for purpose. You will be part of the Quality and Regulatory Affairs Team and report into that team; however much of your work will involve working closely with the Product Manager and Developers.

Test Engineer Responsibilities

  • Work with the Product Manager and Developers to develop a strong understanding of the product and quality objectives
  • Develop and maintain system and user acceptance tests and scripts based on product requirements (functional and non-functional)
  • Executing System and user acceptance tests and producing test logs and issue reports
  • Management of test coverage to ensure all requirements are adequately tested
  • Procure, create and manage test data required
  • Develop automated and manual test procedures
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of software quality
  • Contribute to product development and planning to ensure excellent quality
  • Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of new issues in order to generate root cause identification and resolution

Test Engineer Skills and requirements: Essential

  • 3-6 years’ experience in Automation testing of Web-based applications
  • Experience of developing test framework using Python, Selenium and Mocking utilities
  • Experience using GIT
  • Excellent documentation skills – test cases, defect reports, test execution reports
  • Well organized and good attention to detail
  • Able to work to tight timescales
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, adaptable and able to learn quickly

Test Engineer Skills and requirements: Desirable

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment, testing user stories, and participating in SCRUM, sprint planning, and backlog review activities
  • Experience in testing Django applications