Lead Test Automation Engineer (Agile, Ruby)

Job Title: Lead Test Automation Engineer (Agile, Ruby)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth
Salary: £465 Per Day (Umbrella) – Inside IR35
Start Date: Aug 2017
Reference: JD/C/16892
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2017 10:50

Job Description

The Lead Test Automation Engineer will be accountable for providing practical testing expertise, particularly in test automation, within the team.


Able to demonstrate extensive experience of delivering professional software testing services within an Agile framework
Automation scripting experience
Experience with continuous integration and build tools (i.e. Hudson, Jenkins or equivalent)
Extensive experience of Ruby or similar and testing API’s
Experience in all testing levels (from Unit to OAT))
Ability to write well-structured test automation code, creating robust and reusable tests.
Evidence of acting in a lead technical role for at least a year
The ability to be able to assess risk to quality.
ISEB Foundation in software testing (or attainment of this qualification within 6 months) or two years industry experience as a Tester.

This role involves providing leadership at a technical level in the field of automation across the Land Registry. This could involve; implementing new automation frameworks, providing guidance to programs to enhance their current automation, resolving technical issues with automation as well as hands on of writing test automation code to enhance delivery pipelines.

The technology stack used will be; Cucumber, Ruby, Virtual box, Vagrant, Python and Jenkins

If deemed inside IR35 - Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

Clearance Level Required: BPSS (DS)

CV submission deadline 12/07 14:30 GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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