Experience in designing test automation and innovation strategies for large scale or complex programmes. Demonstrated experience with large-scale test automation delivery, complex, cross discipline technology projects, including scope definition, schedule development and stakeholder engagement activities Extensive demonstrable experience of multi-tier test automation and test industrialisation methodologies, tools and frameworks, for both agile & waterfall test delivery, such as: Acceptance test driven development / Behaviour driven development Scripted test automation (e.g. Selenium/Appium, Cucumber, Serenity) API test automation (e.g. ReadyAPI, Postman, RestAssured) Knowledge of software version control concepts, such as branching, merging, change and release management. Experienced in accelerating testing methodologies by complementing stubs and drivers for Integration and API Testing. Strong interpersonal/communication skills, and ability to influence, steer, and motivate people at all levels across a broad variety of job functions Ability to work with remote teams and across time zones to develop strategies and foster a cohesive and creative work environment; consisting of permanent and supplier test resources. Advocate for QA best practices across project delivery, establishing and embedding a programme level testing strategy applicable to all changes and releases Own release activities such as defect triaging from multiple teams and ensuring test packs (regression, smoke) are updated to include new functionality. Co-ordinate the use and maintenance of test environments for systems across the project, ensuring best practices for data quality, data consistency and supporting programme needs.
Primary Skill (Must): • 2+ years of experience in automation or Development using core Java • Hands on in writing clean code quickly in languages like Java and code review techniques • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and data structures • REST APIs and SOAP web services with JSON and XML payloads • Build systems such as TeamCity, Jenkins, Maven, Ant • Must have hands on experience on Database Preferably SQL • Must have worked on at least one of the Defect Management Tools such as (QC, TFS, etc.) • Experience in creation of test frameworks using open source automation tools. • Understanding of QA methodologies, life cycle and processes and project management techniques. • Open source automation tools and framework knowledge both at backend and frontend • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication is must Secondary Skills (Preferred): • One or two years of experience as developer using Java • Exposure to Cross Browser Testing using tools’ • Exposure to Security Testing • Understanding of Load & Performance testing tools such as Neo Load, Load Runner, Silk, etc. • Exposure to Mobile Testing • Good to have Testing Certification (ISTQB, CSTE etc.) • Should have worked in agile environment