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98559 - Software Automated Test Engineering - Limerick

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
Date: 30/06/2020
Job Reference: 98559
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Software Automated Test Engineering - Limerick - 98559
Software Test Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Limerick are currently looking to recruit a Software Test Engineer for their site.

  • Design, develop, and document automated tests to ensure quality of our products.
  • Work independently and as a member of test automation team developing and maintaining test automation scripts.
  • Work closely with a team to ensure script implementation comply with best practices and testability requirements.
  • Work closely with software developers and test engineers to understand software workflows, use cases and specifications in creating automated tests across the application.
  • Develop and verify automation test cases to build a system to support automation of unit, functional, performance, security and integration testing. Translate existing manual tests and defects into automated tests.
  • Expand automation framework to provide additional test capabilities. Analyse existing systems to find areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate effectively with remote test automation resources.
  • Identify, analyse and document software defects.
  • Follow agile development process.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of software automated test development experience.
  • Good knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development.
  • Good knowledge of Action Driven, Keyword Driven, Data Driven testing approaches.
  • Good knowledge of automated testing processes, methodologies and software development lifecycles.
  • Good knowledge of Web front and back-end automated testing, cross-browser automated testing, Web application performance, Web services testing.
  • Good knowledge in automated test development for desktop and client-server applications.
  • Hands-on experience with scripting in C#, JavaScript and other programming languages are big plus.
  • Experience with Selenium, Coded UI, Test Complete and/or other automation development and testing tools. Experience with other industry-leading software test automation tools & languages is a big plus.
  • Experience with development and testing using Performance testing tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and actively introduces advanced process improvements and test technologies.
  • Effective at understanding and communicating technical information; ability to translate to and from business language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Expert in analysing, troubleshooting and resolving complex issues in automated test development.
  • Strong communication skills – written & verbal.

For further information on this Software Automated Test Engineering role in Limerick please contact Karl on 086 1070950 / 
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