Software Development Engineer in Test

Career Outlook
From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 pa
05 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Software Development Engineer in Test, Farnham, Surrey - upto £50,000 pa Monday - Friday. Carparking on site or a short walk from the Train Station. Job purpose for the Software Development Engineer in Test: The successful applicant will be working as a test engineer in a high-performing and fast-paced Agile environment. They will be working across a broad range of functional and non-functional test activities, supporting the engineering team in providing suitable levels of quality assurance across all product lines. This is a unique opportunity to join a team working towards making revolutionary changes to delivery and management of care. The ideal candidate will have strong technical test experience in both test automation and performance testing. They will have the ability to work independently and part of a larger team to provide test solutions which efficiently meet the needs of the product developed. Experience in implementing scalable performance tests and analysing complex performance test results is extremely beneficial to to this role. Experience in Agile/XP environments is key for this role and demonstrable knowledge and experience of working with Agile practices such as BDD and TDD is highly desirable as is the ability to focus on clean test design and efficient test automation solutions. Key Accountabilities for the Software Development Engineer in Test: Designing test specifications and scripts through close working with business analysts Manual testing (exploratory and scripted) within a scrum environment Performance testing of the full product stack through modelling of complex network traffic patterns into suitable scenarios and subsequent analysis of results. Automation test scripting and execution, following BDD principles Working in the scrum team to ensure testability is embedded in the product Actively contributing to code reviews Essential Criteria for the Software Developer: Extensive experience of Agile working and Scrum 3-5 years hands-on exploratory test experience Experience in performance and load testing using JMeter or similar Strong coding experience, ideally in Ruby Desired Criteria for the Software Developer: Proven web UI test automation experience ideally using Selenium-WebDriver Exposure to mobile UI automation using tools such as Calabash or Appium Experience of testing a full product stack – backend, service layers and UI Ability to make a strong case to influence the team and stakeholders to “do the right thing” Ability to communicate and elaborate complex scenarios to a variety of audiences Experience of continuous integration and version control systems desirable ISTQB foundation or higher If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you CAREER OUTLOOK REGRETS THAT THEY CAN ONLY CONTACT SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES. Please only apply if you have the relevant Software background and you live within a commutable distance of Farnham, Surrey. This job was originally posted as