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Senior UI Automation Engineer - Perm - Excellent package!

Job Title: Senior UI Automation Engineer - Perm - Excellent package!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: Up to £675000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP - Urgent Requirement
Reference: BBBH11815_1576240486
Contact Name: John Stead
Contact Email: john.stead@emp-sol.com
Job Published: December 13, 2019 12:34

Job Description

Senior UI Automation Engineer - Commutable from Manchester & Cheshire - Permanent - Excellent Salary and benefits package on offer

My Cheshire based client is currently looking to recruit a Senior UI Automation Engineer on a permanent basis!

What you'll be doing

    • As a Senior UI Automation Engineer you'll be spending a majority of your time hands on in the Automation of software.
    • Taking the lead on designing and implementing robust automation frameworks across the company to ensure efficient and effective quality assurance gates
    • Help upskill and mentor existing team members in Automation best practises through coaching and delegation
    • Assisting in curating the team backlog to ensure the team are always working on the highest priority Automation items
    • The prompt prioritisation and processing by the team of incoming bugs according to strategy
    • Discuss, establish and maintain the design patterns, framework selections and direction of the UI Automation
    • Recognition of problems and recasting difficult-to-solve problems in order to find unique and innovative solutions
    • Getting involved in recruitment and mentoring junior team members in developing their skills

What we offer

    • A collaborative and supportive company culture
    • The opportunity to work on global market leading cloud products
    • Guidance from industry-leading experts
    • Competitive salary, perks, and benefits
    • Table tennis, pool, arcade games, socials and hack days

What you'll need

    • Demonstrable Java programming ability with in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques
    • Proven ability of tackling challenging projects
    • Strong mentoring capabilities
    • Ability to identify process gaps and lead on technical challenges
    • Demonstrable knowledge of Databases and query languages (SQL)
    • Experience in full software development life cycle from design to deployment using agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum
    • Object Oriented Design and Programming
    • 4 years minimum experience in a professional testing role
    • Practical experience of automating RESTful API's
    • In depth knowledge of working with frontend frameworks such as React/Vue.js
    • Proficient in HTML, Javascript and CSS
    • Experience in setting up automation framework from scratch
    • Extensive experience in multiple automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Cypress
    • Knowledge of Behavioural Driven Development tools such as Cucumber or similar
    • Deep knowledge of the page object design pattern
    • A deep understanding of DevOps and continuous delivery tools such as Jenkins Docker or similar
    • Testing in a fast paced Agile environments making use of continuous integration

Nice to haves

    • 2:1 degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or similar technical degree
    • Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure knowledge
    • Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, JUnit, GWT, Maven, Jenkins, Linux, Scripting for CLI, CICD, tool automation, Selenium, Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS, etc

If this sounds like it could be of interest, and a good fit for you, click apply now. Alternately, send a copy of your CV to john.stead@emp-sol.com - Thanks.