Posted: 1st October 2019

Test Automation Engineer


Derby, Midlands. United Kingdom

Test Automation Engineer

Webroot are seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and talented Developer in Test to work alongside our fun and innovative teams within Derby.

Webroot are a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Founded in 1997, privately held Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and employs more than 500 people globally in operations across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Consistently rated among the best security offerings available, Webroot’s products include security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers.

The Candidate:

You thrive in an environment where you can learn from and influence others. You have exceptional communication skills and a hunger to learn. You have a passion for software development and hold quality at the heart of everything you do. You have a positive outlook, a ‘can do’ attitude and a real desire to succeed.

If you fit this profile then please read on; we may just have the perfect opportunity for you!

The Role:

 Utilise market leading testing toolsets and ‘state of the art’ methodologies to design and develop highly effective (UI, API and Performance) automation frameworks and test suites.Manage automated test delivery across multiple product lines.Work alongside development to refine and increase the efficiency of the automated delivery pipeline.Work within/alongside delivery teams to understand and refine product/feature requirements.Create, prioritise and track defects.Stay abreast of industry-wide changes in technology, methodologies and tooling.Work alongside fellow Engineers to develop and upskill the Test team in automation.

The Skills:

We’d love to hear from candidates who have a selection of the following skills/experience/qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience of working with BDD testing frameworks/tools such as SpecFlow, FitNesse or Cucumber.
  • Experience of building UI automation frameworks and creating test suites using tools such as Selenium and CodedUI.
  • Strong development skills using languages such as C#.
  • Knowledge of developing or testing RESTful services.Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Experience of working in a .Net environment.PowerShell scripting experience.Bachelor or MSc in Computing, Engineering or related field.
  • Agile Tester or ISTQB certification.
  • Awareness of preventative/‘shift-left’ testing.

The Perks:
Competitive salary
Shared pension plan
Bonus scheme
Paid Holiday/Sick day leave
Disability cover
Maternity and Paternity Leave
Relaxed, easy going workplace, casual dress
Flexible working
Training and development
Health and wellness scheme (with cash payment towards gym membership or sports equipment)
Relocation package 

Please note that we do not offer sponsorship for this position and will consider candidates that have the right to work in the UK.