Test Automation Engineer

Job Title: Test Automation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + 12% pensions contribution
REF: TAE_1549637780
Contact Name: Vashanta Mckenzie
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Test Automation Engineer - Leeds City Centre

Joining an established Test team for this well know insurance brand, you will be part of a wider IT and Change team. The business offers an excellent culture and opportunities for further training and development within your role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The creation, maintenance and execution of test plans and test cases against the software platforms.
  • Enhancing the Test teams efficiency and effectiveness by providing automated test suites that allow rapid regression test of software underdevelopment.
  • Identifying test scenarios and determining which of the scenarios could and should be automated.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive suites of automation test plans and tests case that is used to validate wholly new systems and enhancements to existing systems
  • Develop the toolsets that augment testing within the business.

Your experience will include:

  • C#, SQL. (Experience of .NET is very desirable)
  • Candidates must have strong experience of creation and maintenance of automated test suites and have demonstrable skills using code repositories, preferably Microsoft VSTS or TFS.
  • Any experience of Microsoft plug-in tools, such as Selenium, would be a distinct advantage in this position as would knowledge of performance test techniques and strategies.
  • Candidates must also possess excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues and have experience of applying formal software testing methods
  • Additionally, you will have strong communication skills.

Salary up to £43,000 including bonus

  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Annual bonus scheme up to 10% (for permanent roles)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays