QA Tester - Selenium / Jenkins / Cucumber / OWASP

Job Title: QA Tester - Selenium / Jenkins / Cucumber / OWASP
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: 2019-02-15
Reference: EW/C/17907
Contact Name: Rachel Clawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 14:41

Job Description

Currently working with a top Central Government Agency to recruit a QA Tester to be based in their Lancashire office. In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Testing of products, which make up our citizen services.
  • Operational stability of the products you test, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of those products.
  • The overall Software Development Life-cycle Process within Software Engineering, following the agreed test principles to ensure the products developed are fit for purpose.
  • Ensuring that the breadth and depth of testing is appropriate and proportionate, and takes a risk based approach. You will own the overall Test Process within your project along with collaborating on strategies for products and the wider community.
  • Contribute to the Test principles, that will help ensure the systems are fit for purpose. You are a skilled practitioner and role model in testing quality. Anticipate that would be responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across Health projects and ensure teams deliver a quality product.
You will have the following experience:
  • Leading multiple Test Engineer teams in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and working alongside multiple senior Stakeholders 
  • Working with others in the Software Development Lifecycle to create the approach for the product being tested
  • Implementing Test Engineering best practices and governing them 
  • Widespread experience of using and implementing Test Engineering best practises and tools including HPW UFT 12.5+, Selenium v2.53.1+, Jenkins v2.11+, Cucumber with the ability to train others and advise on testing techniques and frameworks 
  • Performance Test Tools including HPE Loadrunner v12.53+, JMeter v3.0, plus experience of Continuous Integration – Methodology and tools (i.e. GIT) Familiar with Agile Delivery Methodologies 
  • Using a modern standards approach and guide others in doing so and be able to identify and implement opportunities to optimise the software test process and test management tools 
  • Demonstrable experience working with Software Tester collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack
  • Testing software within a Micro-Service architecture and knowledge of when to utilise.
  • Testing on cloud based environments
  • Testing public facing and internal REST APIs
  • Exposure to DevOps and WebOps concepts and methods
  • Security test tools including Burp Suite Pro v1.6 or higher, OWASP ZAP 2.4.3 or higher, Nessus/Tenable v5.0 or higher
Please apply for an immediate response or call my direct line for an informal chat - 01543 622407


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