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Software Development Engineer in Test

Job Title: Software Development Engineer in Test
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Croydon, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: FJS- SDET- IA_1621333574
Contact Name: Ilknur Astarci
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Security Cleared* Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Selenium, AngularJS, JS, C#, Git, GitHub, TFS, Jenknins, API's, AWS, Azure, RESTful, POSTman, JUnit, NUnit, TestNG, CI/CD, Cucumber, Slack, Serenity, SPecFlow is urgently required by our Global IT Services Organisation for a rolling 3-month home based contract.

Our client is looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test, with a background in Docker, Kubernetes, Java, Selenium, AngularJS, JS, C#, Git, GitHub, TFS, Jenknins, API's, AWS, Azure, RESTful, POSTman, JUnit, NUnit, TestNG, CI/CD, Cucumber, Slack, Serenity, SPecFlow

The successful candidate will provide specialist testing advice and delivery, is accountable for managing testing activities on projects within a program or service. Working as part of a DevOps/Agile squad, will support activities within each sprint, lead and manage on the testing effort. Liaise with stakeholders, supplying and presenting reports when required. Expected to produce plan(s) and estimate test requirements when required.

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

Desirable experience:

  • Microservices architecture understanding
  • Mocking and stubbing tools, i.e. wiremock, mockito
  • NoSQL database - MongoDb, QuerySurge
  • Performance and Load tools - JMeter, Neoload, WebLoad, SmartBear
  • Querying monitoring tools such as Splunk

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. *the successful candidate must be willing to undergo Security Clearance, prior to commencement of the contract.

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