Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

28 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Senior Test Engineer

  • IT development

Job description

·  Location
London, Greater London
·  Salary
·  Job type
·  Industry
Public Sector and Government
·  External Reference
·  Category
Public Sector - Civil Service

Senior Test Engineer required to work with a Government department. This is an initial 6 month contract, paying £550 a day, inside IR35, hybrid working.

Job Description:

You will be a member of a multidisciplinary team, working in one of our product teams to ensure that our services meet user needs. You will embrace change and challenge the status quo.

You will work with developers, user researchers, product managers, designers, business analysts, delivery managers and content specialists who share a vision for making better government through smarter use of technology.

We subscribe to the manifesto for agile software development. We foster multidisciplinary teams that are collaborative, inclusive, diverse and respectful. We welcome continuous improvement in quality, code, architecture, processes and ways of working. We default to doing things in the open. We value mending and maintaining as much as building and modernising. We believe everyone should be involved in user research and you should be comfortable working with other professions. We believe in building quality into our products, systems and services and that quality is everyone's responsibility.


·  Familiarity with Agile methodologies and practices, participating in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospective meetings to ensure alignment with project goals and timelines.

·  Strong critical analytical skills to create robust, risk based test suites suitable for automation at the appropriate layer

·  Experienced in automation of Graphical User Interface (GUI) tests

·  Skilled in Web User Interface testing tools and frameworks such as Playwright, enabling efficient testing of web applications across different browsers and platforms

·  Proficient in SOAP and REST testing tools such as SOAP UI and Postman for API testing, ensuring the reliability and functionality of backend services

·  Familiarity with database testing techniques, creating SQL queries and using database validation tools for comprehensive testing of data integrity and consistency

·  Experience in performance testing using tools to simulate real-world user loads and analyse system performance under various conditions

·  Easily collaborates with others, for example, working with developers to integrate automated tests into continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, or SME's to prioritise user journeys for automation

·  Proficient in version control systems like Git for managing test scripts and collaborating with cross-functional teams effectively.

·  Continuous learning mindset, staying updated with emerging technologies, tools, and best practices in software testing to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.

·  Play an active role in the engineering community and culture by getting involved with the various community meetups and informal support networks


·  Proficient in utilising Oracle Test Automation tools such as Oracle Application Testing Suite (OATS) to create robust automated test suites of Oracle applications

·  Experience using tools like Sikuli, ensuring seamless integration of GUI testing into the automation framework

Please apply should you fit the above criteria

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