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SENIOR AUTOMATION TEST ENGINEER

Deadline: 31st May 2021
Location: Telford, Shropshire, with lots of flexibility around remote working
Salary: Based on experience plus generous benefits package
Position: Fulltime, Permanent


ABOUT US

We are the innovators, educators, and altogether nice bunch of folk behind the award-winning Learning Journey Platform, PebblePad. Our 17-year journey has seen us consistently push the technology boundaries, build an enviable global customer-base, and gain a reputation for being the kind of company people really like doing business with. Big enough to be trusted by leading organisations across the globe, but small enough to value every team member, it's why our customer-base, just like our team, is growing year on year. If you want to be part of something incredible, and make a difference to future generations of learners, read on.


ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

We are seeking a Senior Automation Test Engineer to work collaboratively with our top-notch cross functional agile teams to ensure the quality of software through automation testing. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about all aspects of testing, can spot opportunities for improvement and is willing to share knowledge through mentorship.   


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining and building on our existing C#/F# automation framework to aid our testers in ensuring quality in our application.

  • Working closely with our agile development teams to identify required automation testing for new features/maintenance tasks along with ensuring they are completed in project. 

  • Providing additional training for our testing team to ensure consistent and reliable automation testing. 

  • Helping develop and scale up our performance testing framework to ensure a high level of availability and performance of our platform. 

  • Potential to write custom tooling to help test and validate data on technical projects. 


REQUIREMENTS 

  • 3+ years’ experience in automation testing. 

  • Using C# including making API calls and generics. 

  • Using Selenium to automate UI testing. 
  • Strong experience writing SQL, we use PostgreSQL.  

  • Strong communication skills and a passion for knowledge sharing through mentorship.  

  • Strong ability to prioritise tasks effectively.  


WHY PEBBLEPAD?

We are a multi award-winning company – big enough to operate globally, but small enough to value every team member within a culture that’s inclusive, fun and vibrant. We truly embrace the core principles of our software. Professional development is important to us and we are always looking for opportunities to improve through reflective practice. We aim to listen to every voice and work with our team to investigate ideas for improvement. 

INTERESTED? WHAT NEXT?

It's simple. Complete the form below and attach your CV (max 2 pages) together with a short cover letter extolling your virtues and explaining why you are absolutely, certainly, unquestionably, the person for this job. We also regret to inform you that we cannot sponsor work visas at this time.