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Junior Automation Engineer

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £32000 per annum

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    Luke McNamara

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Junior Automation Engineer

Are you a Junior Automation Engineer looking for a new challenge? Does the idea of working for a high profile and well established conglomerate excite you? Perhaps you're a tester with some automation experience looking to make the big leap into your next opportunity.

If any of the above sound like you then read on!

What's in it for you? Within this Junior Automation Engineer role you can expect to earn a competitive salary of £32,000.

The company? A global leader in identity data intelligence specialising in fraud, risk & compliance, employee screening, customer & location intelligence, privacy and data compliance.

They were named best compliance and KYC supplier of the year 2019 and were also named one of the best-performing quoted technology companies in the UK.

In this role as a Junior Automation Engineer you'll be a part of an expert QA team that has been in a finalist in European test awards for "best automation project - functional & non-functional" and "Best use of technology in a project"!

Your role as an automation engineer will be to automate the testing of web based and API projects based on the requirements delivered from the business, ensuring that functionality of systems developed in-house is fully covered in the automation suit to meet the high standards of quality expected by the business.

You will be:

-Participating in agile ceremonies collaborating cross departmentally with product owners, architects, designers as well as software engineers
-Defect management within projects to prevent customer facing issues
-Create, maintain, deliver and document automated test suites

As a Junior Automation Engineer you should have the following experience:

-Working experience of API automation (REST or SOAP) using Ready API or similar tools
-Expertise in building/implementing POM's, externally driving tests, keyword driven assertions using Selenium, package management tools (Maven)
-Working experience using Java and test automation framework runners such as Junit, Cucumber
-Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines and automated test practices within them using: Azure DevOps, Docker, Jenkins, AWS or Powershell
-Working practice of version control and code repositories (GIT)

This role as a Junior Automation Engineer is based in Chester so commutable from Liverpool, Manchester, Ellesmere Port, Wrexham, Northwich, Warrington, and Birkenhead.

We do also operate a referral scheme so if you know someone suitable then please get in touch!