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Senior Test Engineer

Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 5th July 2019
Salary/Rate negotiable
Job type Permanent
Our Ref AT25062019

About this job
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer based in Edinburgh.
Our client is one of the leading financial services employers in the region at present and they are looking for a Senior Test Engineer on a permanent basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

*Analyse User Stories & Requirements
*Develop Test Plans and Scenarios and Cases
*Prepare Test Data (when required)
*Develop and maintain test automation frameworks
*Work closely with Analysts and Engineers on the developed solutions, providing feedback on the soundness of proposed solutions, ensuring they are fit for purpose.
*Using experience, domain knowledge and risk based approach, split testing effort effectively into the functional automated tests, structured exploratory testing sessions and non-functional testing (UI, accessibility, performance and security).
*Development of bespoke test automation solutions for front-end and web services, integrated in CI/CD pipeline, managed in code repository.
*Perform manual testing (exploratory and non-functional), record results and log defects.
*Support and work closely with business stakeholders or users where engagement is needed.
*Continuously assess and refactor test scenarios.
*Estimate test effort for planned work, feedback any required metrics to Test Manager.
*Create and maintain necessary online documentation.
*Provide feedback/input on the techniques, solutions and tools used in the Bank.
*Mentor and coach junior members of the team.

Considerable testing and/or development experience.

Expert knowledge in:

*Structured test methods and processes
*Common software designs and high risk areas
*Risk based approach to testing
*Experience working in collaborative agile development environments, preferably using BDD.
*Good working knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language.
*Experienced in building and maintaining test automation using code repository and CI/CD.
*Understanding of non-functional aspects of testing - such as UI, Accessibility, Security and Performance.

Nice to Have

Java, SQL, SOAP/Rest, Cucumber-JVM,intellij, Jenkins, JIRA, AWS, Linux, JMeter.

If you are interested in the role please send you CV to

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail