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Senior Build & Test Developer - Oracle/PostGres/AWS

Job Title: Senior Build & Test Developer - Oracle/PostGres/AWS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: FJS-PP-CB-H-C-TD_1611842812
Contact Name: Cassandre Butcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Senior Build & Test Developer - Oracle/PostGres/AWS is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company for an initial 6 months rolling contract, to be based remotely from home.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • The successful applicant will be a Senior/Lead Build and Test Developer specialised in Oracle/PostGres with AWS migration experience
  • Must have AWS Migration experience
  • Writing scripts to access Oracle databases
  • Writing scripts to update access Postgres databases
  • Microsoft Visual Studio V6.0 and later (or Makefiles)
  • Contributing to decisions relating to the approach to migrating the test scripts to integrate with Postgres instead of Oracle
  • Contributing to decisions relating to the approach to automation of execution and checking the results of tests as the project migrates to the cloud
  • Setting up of development test environment and diagnosing issues
  • Windows scripting skills
  • The ability to plan and conduct thorough testing and investigate/identify whether test failures are caused by problems in the test environment or the components under test
  • Clear reporting of test failures with supporting evidence to the development team through the project bug system
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Formally building and running a regression test suite before each component is released to an integration test team. Running regression test for the pre-ported components, defining regression test plans, producing test reports of the regression testing.
  • The role will be suitable for a technical tester that can build software, develop and run tests and investigate issues
  • Enhancing and maintaining: a development test rig, bespoke test tools, unit and regression test scripts, build & release procedures, release notes
  • Liaising with other development teams to ensure the test rig is using the correct versions of components provided by those teams
  • Producing new unit test scripts
  • Running test scripts during the development process
  • Problem and investigation and identification without always referring to development
  • Contributing to the project plans
  • Building automated tests

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. If you would like further details, please contact me on; in/cassiebutcheruk.

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

Project People and our clients are fully committed to developing an inclusive workforce. Applications are always fully considered, irrespective of race, gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or part-time status.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.