Lead QA Engineer (Automation)
PA Consulting
Belfast, United Kingdom
4d ago

What we're looking for

  • Depending on the scale of the project, you may find yourself maintaining an automation framework for a large-scale project;
  • or you will act within a team, ensuring that acceptance criteria is implemented correctly on each sprint. Thinking like a Tester is a skill, and we rely upon your inquisitive and curious mindsets.

    Are you driven to build test strategy capable of providing happy-path and edge case testing for solutions?

    Some of the skills that we believe make a successful Lead QA Engineer :

  • A QA mindset
  • Test strategy and test planning experience
  • Being an excellent teammate - testers are embedded into development pods, and we expect you to take shared responsibility for the sprints
  • Development skills in either Java or .Net :
  • Knowledge of working with Jira
  • Understanding of CI / CD tools
  • Working against a branching strategy E.g. git, svn or cvs
  • Using your understanding of OOP
  • Writing clean, readable, maintainable and reusable code
  • Using fundamental tools and languages E.g. OS, SQL, Unix, CLI tools, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, HTML and CSS
  • Implementing and using automation frameworks and approaches :
  • TestNG
  • BDD tools such as Cucumber, or SpecFlow
  • Integration between testing framework and CI / CD tools
  • Benefits

  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn, childcare benefits)
  • Voluntary benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse / partner life assurance)
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