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QA Engineer – Web / Automation / Selenium / Contract

Testing & Quality Assurance

West Midlands Contract / 6 Months £300 - £400 per day

QA Engineer (Web/Automation/Selenium)

Salt are currently working with a Online Retailer that are looking for a technically minded QA Engineer with a keen eye for detail to join a team and focus on web test automation. Must have an understanding of software development and testing practices and are able to write automated tests in an Object Oriented Programming language.

In this role you’ll be joining a team working with a number of JavaScript based test frameworks. You will preferably have previous experience creating automated tests with one or more JavaScript test frameworks or MUST have a solid experience creating automated test cases using Selenium WebDriver and an object oriented programming language.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Participating in scrum ceremonies and undertaking sprint tasks
  • Utilising a BDD approach to execute test plans and develop suitable test cases
  • Following the testing processes and practices within an agile software development team
  • Using a test-first approach to create automated unit, integration, acceptance and performance tests
  • Thoroughly testing new functionality, performing manual and automated, functional and non-functional, cross-browser testing
  • Collaborating with Software Engineers to continuously improve the testability and robustness of the codebase

Who we’d like:

  • Good understanding of QA methodologies – You have a good understanding of different test techniques and test types; you have a good understanding of defect management
  • Cross-browser testing experience – You have solid experience performing cross-browser testing (across both the desktop and mobile devices); you know what are the typical challenges of ensuring cross-browser compatibility; you have experience with tools that will help with executing test cases across a variety browsers and you know how to investigate the root cause of issues when you encounter them
  • Test Automation experience – You have solid experience of writing automated tests using Selenium WebDriver and an object oriented programming language (e.g. Java, .NET, Python, Ruby)
  • Good understanding of web technologies – You are comfortable with HTML, CSS, JavaScript; you have a good understanding of how HTTP works; you have a good understanding of how browsers render HTML pages

For more information or to apply please send your CV to cstairs@welovesalt.com or contact me on 0207 928 2525

Job Reference: CS/QAE

Salary: £300 - £400 per day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 Months

Job Start Date: ASAP

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