QA Automation Analyst (SDET)

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 5 months ago


Solirius Consulting is a consultancy that specialises in technical architecture, software delivery and support. We are currently looking to recruit experienced QA Automation Analyst (SDET) to join us to work on exciting projects within the Public & Private Sector.
Our SDET’s must have worked in either an Agile Continuous Delivery development lifecycle or failing that a very rapid continuous integration lifecycle where multiple teams are delivering dependent apps / services – independently.

You will be comfortable in: 
  • Building on top of an existing template test framework (must have Java/Javascript coding skills and preferable to have some experience in RestAssured for API and Codecept JS for UI testing)
  • Creating test resources via AKS, Kubernetes containers or an equivalent technology via scripting toolsets and a cloud based platform provision
  • Understand the concepts of Test driven development, unit testing, integration testing and have demonstrable experience in system integration – preferably using CDC testing in pipelines or via automated system integration tests
  • Analysing and debugging their own code
  • Reporting bugs and test results using JIRA, confluence or similar tools
Desirable further knowledge of:
  • Running other types of testing in a pipeline:
  • Cross Browser (Saucelabs highly desirable)
  • Security test implementation using OWASP toolsets in pipelines
  • Accessibility (using tools such as Pa11y)
  • Performance tuning
  • Configuring a cloud platform (using build scripts – preferably experience with using terraform, AKS, Kubernetes and Docker images)
  • Writing enhancements to the existing framework, or building your own.
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
  • 4+ years as a Software Development Engineer in Test
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Functional and non-functional testing tools and frameworks
  • Junit, TDD, BDD
  • Java 8
  • Cucumber, Selenium, Jasmin, Gherkin, CodeCeptJS, RestAssured, Serenity
  • Unit test automation, CI/CD, unit tests, integration tests
  • Jenkins pipelines
  • Exposure to Scrum/Agile delivery methodologies

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