MS / TE 483642
Developer, Information Technology , Software Tester
£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum
We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the IT sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Test Engineer to join one of the UK's leading independent holiday cottage rental providers, based in Chester.
Test Engineer’s Core Duties
- Ensuring business trading is not impeded by software implementation
- Continually review operational practices to ensure best practice, is delivered at all times and recommend changes to systems and procedures to improve the efficiency of the site operations.
- Work in accordance with the Data Protection Act (2018) and to ensure all new systems and data are secure.
- Enabling the business to explore new revenue streams through effective IT solutions
- Ensuring the business can maintain competitive advantage through effective prioritization of work
- Support as needed, testing emergency bug fixes etc.
Test Engineer’ Skills required
- At least two years’ experience of testing in a TDD environment e.g. pairing with devs to collaborate on test design
- ‘Test first’ mentality, and the willingness to champion testing throughout the SDLC
- Solid understanding of automation concepts i.e. what should/shouldn’t be automated and a desire to expedite repetitive tasks using an appropriate automated solution
- Experience of creating, maintaining and running of automation tests
- Experience of building a test automation framework
- Good working knowledge of at least one programming language e.g. Java, PHP
- Good understanding of REST APIs and their concepts e.g. HTTP methods & response codes
- Solid understanding of manual test principles including Exploratory Testing and Session Based Test Management
- Basic knowledge of SQL
Test Engineer’s Desirable skills, NOT ESSENTIAL
- Ability to write tests using PHP
- Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, & Agile methodologies
- Exposure to tech such as Docker, AWS, React and Laravel, PHPUnit
- Working knowledge and experience of performance testing
- ISTQB Foundation Certificate
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