Test Engineer

City of London
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
31 Jan 2013
28 Feb 2013
Farooq Mohammed
Full Time
Software Test Engineer - £40k - £50k - Central London


 Primary responsibilities for this position include reviewing software specifications, then designing, implementing and troubleshooting automated and manual test strategies/test cases/suites
 Your design will include identifying user scenarios, establishing quality criteria and creating test harnesses that will allow complex testing to be performed at code or API level. Injectors and scripts will be required for functional and non-functional areas of testing
 You provide high quality reporting on product readiness and verify proper testing coverage and procedures both independently and collectively in a team environment


 Computer science or suitable numerate or scientific degree
 Experience of 3+ years of monolithic (Waterfall, V-Model, W-Model) and 2+ years of Agile (Scrum, DSDM, XP) development methodologies
 Full software development lifecycle experience
 Experience of modern test automation tools (Selenium, WebDriver, Cucumber, SpecFlow)
 Exposure to Microsoft Technologies such as SQL, IIS & Windows.
 Ability to specify and create tools, test harnesses and automated scripts to increase efficiency
 An aptitude for testing, with initiative that can be applied to different testing scenarios depending on the needs of the project, and a self-interest to learn current & new testing methodologies, techniques and approaches.
 Expertise in areas of testing such as Performance Testing, Security Testing, BDD, Model Based Testing, Test Automation and/or UI Testing would be preferred.
 Track record of complex problem solving in a multi-disciplinary team with the tenacity to speak up and drive action in times of ambiguity.
 Experience of HTTP analysis using open-source tools such as Fiddler


 Two or more years professional experience in software development with recent emphasis on automated software testing in .NET Framework (C, C++, C#, XML, etc)
 Debugging and code inspection skills
 Experience with Windows and non-Windows application platforms on a range of devices
 A good working knowledge of consuming RESTful services, XML, and JSON

If this role sounds like you, please get in touch for immediate consideration marisa@digitalgurus.co.uk