Senior Test Engineer (SDET)

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Posted 10 months ago


Solirius Consulting is a consultancy that specialises in technical architecture, software delivery and support. We are currently looking to recruit experienced Test Engineers to join us to work on exciting projects within the Public & Private Sector.
Our test engineers should have experience of working in the ‘Agile+DevOps’ environment, and have good knowledge of different test techniques and tools; and excellent communication skills.
As a Senior Test Engineer your role will be to, define and implement test strategies, review existing test strategies and ascertain areas for improvement, work with teams to resolve testing related blockers and lead and train others.
The key experience and skills we are looking for in candidates is:
  • A Testing Mindset – strong understanding of how applications are built, and hence can be tested. Is customer centric, and recognizes where risks in applications could exist.
  • Core Java Concepts –  Important concepts of Inheritance, OOPS, Collections, Exception handling, etc. understood and can work with development teams to review unit and other developer testing 
  • Restful API – Good knowledge of HTTP, REST, microservices architecture, API Testing, OAuth2 protocol. Tools and techniques for API testing. (i.e. HTTP client, REST Assured etc.)
  • Testing Frameworks – Knowledge of Test Libraries for Unit, Acceptance and End To End Testing for e.g. JUNIT, TestNG, Hemcrest, Cucumber, Selenium etc.
  • Build Automation Tools – Familiarity with open source build automation tools like Maven and Gradle that can build almost any type of software.
  • CI/CD Tools and Pipeline – Knowledge of at-least one build tool e.g. Jenkins CI. Ability to setup a build pipeline on Jenkins and integrate testing.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing objectives
  • Decision making and problem-solving skills.
We are keen for our Senior Test Engineers to come from a development background and have a passion for testing and implementing agile test strategies.
Package and benefits
  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Generous discretionary bonus
  • Statutory & Contributory pension
  • Gym Membership
  • Annual Away days
  • Company socials
  • Ongoing training

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