Automation Test Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00072991-1
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Vitality, Automation Test Engineer (Digital), Bournemouth/Stockport/London, £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place.

That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you’ll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.

It’s what we call offering shared value, because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members, and good for you.

As our Automation Test Engineer (Digital), you’ll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:

Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme

Access to The Vitality Programme – Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV, and half-price gym memberships to name a few!

Personal health fund + Life Assurance

Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution

25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more

Flexible benefits package

Internal incentives, competitions, and awards – a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime

A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career

Working as part of a Scrum Team, our Automation Test Engineer (Digital) will have responsibility for all quality assurance activities from receiving the business requirement through to being ready for QA. You will provide a comprehensive technical test function for project and product-driven changes for a specific application set, inclusive of Automation, Regression, Performance, Functional and Non Functional testing prior to releasing the feature to business users for final validation.

Your responsibilities as our Automation Test Engineer (Digital)will include:

Ensuring all functions and features undergo system, regression, integration and performance testing prior to release Business Acceptance, for a specific application set

Preparing Test cases and test plans, progress reports and end of stage reports

Actively removing blockers for test execution and the application team

Creating high-quality feature files and other automation artefacts using the BDD syntax at a story and release level

Ensuring testing activities covering the range of end to end testing are carried out

Advocating and employing automated testing tools techniques particularly to support regression testing

Taking ownership and being the ‘go to’ person for all testing advice during the development lifecycle for the applications set

Attending all Scrum Ceremonies required to actively contribute to the sprint cycle

Taking responsibility for the contributions of the offshore test team allocated to the application

Embedding a culture of agile working and continuous improvement across own business area

Supporting the development of standards, tools, techniques for testing

Mentoring and supporting Junior QA’s

What we’re looking for in our Automation Test Engineer (Digital):

Educated to at least “A” levels

ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

Experience of test analysis, execution and automation throughout the test cycle

Experience of testing web-based applications

Excellent understanding of testing approaches and methodologies

Experience with Test Tools: C#, Selenium, SpecFlow, Jenkins, Jira

Knowledge and experience in Information Technology Solutions with a high degree of business appreciation

Experience of Testing within both AGILE and V-Model development environments

The ability to continuously improve and shape the testing approach to suit the Testing function

Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

Closing Date: 15th April 2022

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Automation Test Engineer (Digital), then please click ‘apply’ today.

Please note that to ensure the safety of our offices and employees, we require all new hires to be vaccinated for Covid-19.

If your doctor has told you not to be vaccinated, please let us know during the application process so that an accommodation can be made.

You can find more information about our commitment to ensuring office safety to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission by visiting the careers page on our company website