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Software Developer in test

Job Title: Software Developer in test
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Croydon, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/C/CK/SDET_1637951853
Contact Name: Chaitra Katkar
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

SDET (Security cleared) - Contract - Remote/ Croydon

Leading defence industry IT Service Provider require a skilled SDET on an ongoing contract basis.

Please note: A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered

Key Accountabilities

Understands the requirements for testing within projects and agrees testing scope with stakeholders

Accountable for the delivery of testing activities within budget and timescale

Mentoring and coaching others in Agile working practises

Work with product owners to define acceptance criteria and the Definition of Done.

May have accountability for management of a test team

Creates test plan documents that address the requirements and mitigate the risks of the solution

Contributes to internal testing standards

  • Display critical, quality-oriented, analytic & sceptical thinking about the product
  • Actively acquire information from stakeholders
  • Accurately evaluate and report test results, test progress, and product quality
  • Work effectively to define testable user stories, especially acceptance criteria, with customer team members and stakeholders
  • Collaborate within the team, working with programmers and other team members
  • Respond to change quickly, including changing, adding, or improving test cases
  • Plan and organize their own work

Skills, attributes and experience

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to articulate complex issues
  • Agile testing in Scrum
  • TDD implementation and optimisation
  • BDD acceptance criteria understanding and execution
  • Capable of assisting developers with unit testing
  • Capable of assisting agile test members with component integration testing
  • Development and implementation of end-to-end automated testing solution
  • Advocate for freeware, shift left and CI/CD

· ISQTB advanced level certification - test analyst

· Coding experience - able to contribute to coding sprints

Typical technical experience (Mandatory)

· Automation experience e.g. Selenium, Java, AngularJS, JS and C#

· Knowledge of Git, GitHub, TFS, Jenkins

· Clouds services, e.g. AWS, Azure

  • API Services - RESTful, POSTman
  • Hands on work experience in e.g. JUnit, NUnit and TestNG
  • Experience in CI/CD e.g. Cucumber, Slack, Serenity, SpecFlow

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