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QA Automation Engineer


QA Automation Engineer- Test/Java/Selenium/Migration/SDET/Nicroservices/ETL/Cloud-Based Solutions/Test Scripts/London - contract - Banking. Wealth Management

12 Month Contract. Inside IR35. Hybrid- London

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled software development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join our dynamic team . The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, scaling , maintaining and executing automated test scripts to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products. This role required a strong background in software development, test automation framework and a passion for delivering high quality software solutions.

(We seek candidate who would rate themselves at least 8-10 in QA Automation Testing in a Banking/financial Services industry. With a 30% pass rate during the interview process, we seek the best QA Automation Testers, or at least those who think they are in the top 20%!!!)

Key Responsibilities (8yrs+)

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to understand software requirements and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Design, develop and maintain automated test scripts using industry standard tools and framework.
  • Continuously research and evaluate new testing technologies . tools and methodologies to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Contribute to the overall improvement of the software development process by advocating for best practices in testing and quality assurance
  • Develop custom tools and integrate with existing tools to increase engineering productivity.
  • Ensure the quality, security, reliability, and compliance of our solutions by testing both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Coordinate test activities front to back within the pod and across with other test managers, where required.
  • Enable & drive a culture of “automation-first” in the QA space
  • Create and maintain automation scripts and enhance existing scripts
  • Hands on with automation testing for conducting multilayers testing of desktop, web applications, data services, micro services, database, ETL, cloud service-based application, middleware and OS.
  • Perform in-sprint automation testing and build a regression test suite.
  • Comprehensive analysis of any errors found using logs, database queries, legacy and unix file system, etc.
  • Expert in complete test and defect management lifecycle across agile and waterfall methodologies and tools
  • Generate test reports and status to be shared across multiple levels
  • Have worked on a large scale migration project for a financial institution's core platform
  • Strong proficiency in programming language such as Java
  • Experience with test automation framework such as Selenium, cucumber or similar BDD framework.
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines .

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

QA Automation Engineer