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Automation Test Engineer Glasgow, UK

Automation Test Engineer Description

Job #: 76029
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique ‘Engineering DNA,’ EPAM’s globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people’s lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM’s global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 45 countries across five continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked as the top IT services company on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list for the last three consecutive years. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age’s top 25 World’s Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest-Growing Firm.

DESCRIPTION



We're looking for an Automation Test Engineerto join the team working to help ensure the quality of software delivery. As part of this role, you will collaborate with the team and the business to understand the system and requirements and turn these into BDD scenarios for automated testing. You will have an understanding of the different parts of the system and help create a test strategy to ensure the quality of the software.
Does this sound like you? Then this is a great opportunity for you to join our growing, highly skilled, international team in the UK. We look forward to receiving your application!

Responsibilities

  • Progress the teams Test First strategy helping to shift left
  • Analyze business and technical requirements
  • Review project documentation, user stories, and user interfaces
  • Collaborate with developers, users and other dependent teams to cover all areas of the systems
  • Conduct functional tests where needed and document/log test results and defects;v
  • Design and develop test scenarios covering functional and non functional requirements
  • Create and maintain appropriate test data using specification by example where appropriate
  • Interpret, analyze, and report test results in every phase of the development process
  • Prepare automated regression tests based on manual test scripts
  • Configure CI test runs, collect metrics on test automation execution
  • Test failure root cause analysis
  • Test environment support

Requirements

  • Good programming skills
  • Solid knowledge of Java
  • Experience with SQL (oracle, postgres, mssql) and JPA
  • Experience in building tools such as Maven or Gradle
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Basic UNIX/Linux user experience
  • Responsible, self-motivated team player
  • Great team work skills
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • Pragmatic approach to software development

We offer

  • We offer a range of benefits including
  • A competitive group pension plan, life assurance and income protection
  • Private medical insurance, private dental care and critical illness cover
  • Cycle scheme Tech scheme and season ticket loan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)
  • Various perks such as Gym discount, Friday lunch, on-site massage and regular social events
  • Some of these benefits may be available only after you have passed your probationary period

Qualification

  • Previous automation testing experience
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Some software development experience (C#, java or similar)
  • Excellent communication and team-working skill
  • Experience creating test scenarios and acceptance tests against user stories
  • You should have an eye for detail and a 'test to break' attitude
  • Experience with specflow, cucumber or equivalent
  • Experience working in an Agile (SCRUM, XP, Kanban) environment/team focusing on sprint by sprint deliveries
  • Experience with relational databases, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. SQL data manipulation experience
  • Experience with JSON/XML beneficial
  • Knowledge of CI & CD concepts beneficial
  • Experience in API testing (SOAP / REST)
  • Knowledge of design patterns used for test automation

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