Automation Engineer

Leeds / Remote, Yorkshire. United Kingdom
We are seeking an Automated Testing Engineer to have a strong background in automated testing and proven skills within functional testing.

The role of the Automated Testing Engineer is to help create and maintain automated tests, improve quality and deliver value to our customers. To do this you’ll need to be adaptable, passionate about testing and be able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. You will need to have a strong understanding of all aspects of automated testing to influence and improve quality. You’ll share our understanding that quality is everyone’s responsibility and that quality is more than testing.

What will you do?

  • Full ownership of creating and maintaining automated tests 
  • Capturing and highlighting risks and issues found during software development cycle
  • Reporting not only testing outcomes but also quality of the task to ensure that we deliver the right solution to our customers
  • Creating and maintaining testing documentation
  • Engagement in wider company community, to improve the way we work across the organisation
  • Contributing to build shared understanding across the team: asking questions to test ideas and assumptions, understand and plan for testing attributes like performance, reliability and security; and learning from product usage.

What are we looking for?

  • Proven history of using appropriate automated testing techniques
  • Broad knowledge of available automated testing tools
  • Experience of working as member of collaborative agile teams
  • Excellent communicator who can drive adoption and execution of testing in software delivery cycle
  • Well rounded understanding of the importance of documenting testing results