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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £50000 - £70000
Sector: Testing  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 12/07/2022
QA Engineer Ronald James Group 2023-03-07

We are looking for a QA Automation Engineer to join an E-Commerce software company. They are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering high quality software, with a focus on high attention to detail and hitting targeted release dates.

Key responsibilities:
●  Identify key areas to introduce automated tests
●  Help train the existing QA team in writing and managing the automated test suite
●  Collaborate with QA team members to develop effective strategies and test plans
●  Evaluate product code according to specifications
●  Report bugs and errors to development teams
●  Help troubleshoot issues
●  Conduct post-release / post-implementation testing
●  Attend sprint planning and feature breakdown sessions
●  Setup and maintain test environments on windows and linux
●  Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
●  Problem solving & Judgement – ensures full awareness of available facts before making decisions
●  Delivers results – ensures own role continues to add value to the business
●  Business awareness – understands the business needs and prioritises and constantly sees methods of ensuring delivery
●  Creativity – creates an environment that encourages creativity and new practices
●  Develop Self & others – recognises the need to refresh knowledge and skills to ensure they are relevant for tomorrow’s challenges
●  Decision making – makes informed decisions which deal effectively with issues based on thorough analysis


●  Proven experience as a QA Automation Engineer or similar role
●  Experience in the setup and ongoing management of a test automation framework
●  Proven experience writing automated functional and regression tests using JavaScript
●  Comfortable using both automated and manual testing methods
●  Experience of automated API testing
●  Experience of functional, regression and manual testing
●  Appropriate skills and commercial experience in a software environment
●  Experience of cross browser testing on Web and mobile devices
●  Able to deal effectively with unexpected situations, taking advantage of opportunities and overcoming problems
●  Good time management skills and ability to meet targets and fulfil agreements
●  A strong interest in software testing with a desire to progress and positively influence software development
●  Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude

Desirable Requirements:
●  Experience in Agile/SCRUM environments and/or Waterfall
●  Experience in Defect Management; JIRA
●  A degree in Computer Science or a relevant numerical subject
●  Experience of using Linux operating systems
●  Performance/load testing experience
●  Knowledge of AWS (EC2 and S3)

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