Senior Software Engineer In Test

Posted 24 March 2024
Discipline Software
Contact NameJulia Miranda

Job description

JOB TITLE: Senior Software Engineer In Test
LOCATION: Hertfordshire
SALARY: Up to £65,000
WAY OF WORKING: Full Time | Hybrid | Permanent

C4S Search are proud to be working a fast growing, ambitious marketing, and technology company in the Hertfordshire area.

  • A skilled Senior Software Engineer in Test excels in time management, organisation, and communication. They advocate for best practices in software design, development, and testing, continually enhancing their technical skills.
  • Engages as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) throughout the development lifecycle, ensuring quality-focused approaches and substantial automation.
  • Develops and executes white box tests at the source code level, advising on code quality enhancements and constructing automated test suites.
  • Designs automated tools and frameworks for comprehensive software validation and end-to-end functional testing.
  • Implements CI frameworks for continuous testing and delivery, driving advancements in CI practices.
  • Utilises performance, load, security, and service virtualisation testing tools, offering advice on best practices and integration into CI environments.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to formulate test plans and conditions, advocating for thorough test data conditioning and effective communication throughout projects.
  • Skilled in developing UI and API Test Automation Frameworks and libraries
  • Proficient in automating tests using frameworks such as Selenium, Playwright, Appium, or similar tools.
  • Extensive experience in server-side API testing, Integration testing, and a solid grasp of REST APIs
  • Competent in utilising JIRA for defect logging, test scenario development, execution, and generating status reports/dashboards.
  • Proficient in crafting complex SQL queries.
  • Well-versed in setting up CI/CD pipelines with Gitlab
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum/Kanban methodologies.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as PHP and TypeScript/JavaScript
  • Experience with tools like Postman, LambdaTest, and K6.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting test failures and implementing appropriate fixes.
  • Proficient in conducting feasibility, compatibility testing, and prototyping for various features.
  • Strong skills in identifying trends and pattern recognition.
  • Experience in functional and integration testing across various browsers.
  • Proficient in regression, performance, and load testing.
  • Capable of documenting risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies, and proactively managing them.
  • Clear communication skills for effective collaboration with stakeholders on Sprint/Test Strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills including negotiation, facilitation, and consensus building; ability to prioritise, influence, and persuade without direct control.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.

C4S Search connect future tech talent with leading deep tech, bio tech & clean tech organisations and we are always keen to hear from those who work in the tech industry.