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.
Who are we? BlueOptima provides industry leading objective metrics in software development using it’s proprietary Coding Effort Analytics that enable large organisations to deliver better software, faster, and at lower cost. Founded in 2007, BlueOptima is a profitable, independent, high growth software vendor commercialising technology initially devised in seminal research carried out at Cambridge University. We are headquartered in London with offices in New York, Bangalore, and Gurgaon. BlueOptima’s technology is deployed with global enterprises driving value from their software development activities For example, we work with seven of the world’s top ten Universal Banks (by revenue), three of the world’s top ten telecommunications companies (by revenue, excl. China). Our technology is pushing the limits of complex analytics on large data-sets with more than 13 billion static source code metric observations of software engineers working in an Enterprise software development environment. BlueOptima is an Equal Opportunities employer. Whom are we looking for? Our groundbreaking work delivered our engineers, requires highly skilled and talented test engineers to verify and vet the solution. We are seeking a QA Automation Engineer, with a depth of experience automating software testing, to join our growing company and be a part of our success story. We are looking for individual with great attention to details, who is genuine, confident, committed and not only passionate about technology, but excited to work in a fun and friendly start-up environment. What does the role involve? As an experienced automation tester, youn will use Java & Selenium Webdriver to develop high quality test cases, including automation frameworks and performance tests. Write acceptance criteria alongside our talented team of developers, analysts and product owners, collaborate on technical solutions and communicating your goals and results. You will own the set up and management of data as well as the execution of tests, functionally through automated test suites. Our team’s goal is to display continuous improvement, and you'll play a big part in making this happen. Responsibilities include: Creating, Updating and Managing tests (automated) Work with Engineering & Product team to understand use cases and create tests Defect management Test Automation Framework - building & maintaining Own complex automation problems from planning through to implementation Provide automation analysis ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent Minimum 2+ years experience in writing and reviewing tests in Selenium Webdriver A strong understanding of automated software testing at a practical and theoretical level Experience of testing complex web applications (single-page web application preferred) Outstanding Knowledge of programming concepts and practices in Java Strong understanding of SDLC and testing phases and main high quality standards of delivery Excellent oral and written communication skills Familiarity with Windows and Linux environments Familiarity with browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox & Edge DESIRABLE SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: API Testing / knowledge of REST Principles / RESTful Web Services Understanding of testNg/JUnit Performance testing experience with JMeter or similar tools Knowledge of unit testing and mocking frameworks Experience automating tests for single-page web application Unix/Windows shell and related command line tools Experience managing task tracking and continuous integration systems like (Jira, Jenkins, etc) Why work for us? Competitive remuneration Stimulating challenges that fully use your skills Invent the wheel: Work on real-world technical problems to which solution cannot simply be found on the internet Working alongside other passionate, talented engineers Hardware of your choice Our fast-growing company offers the potential for rapid career progression Apply here : https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/blueoptimacom/view/P_AAAAAAEAAAqJ2odbDMHJYR?trackingTag=cutshort