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Test Automation Engineer

Test Automation Engineer
Dublin 2 Negotiable Ref: E17688CC

Job Description

Our Financial Services Client is look for a Software Engineer to join their team on a Permanent Basis. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all areas of Test Automation.

Our Client is seeking a Software Engineer with particular strengths in relation to test automation in a continuous delivery environment. The client is looking for a talented individual who can become productive very quickly and has a track record for high quality delivery.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for all areas of test automation, including building and maintaining test frameworks;

  • Implement best of breed, scalable solutions according to defined patterns and practices;
  • Responsible for application integration testing with all required systems, databases and services;
  • Responsible for the application functionality, performance and scalability testing;
  • Responsible for working with the Product Owner to understand business requirements and carry out quality assurance checks on the developed solutions;
  • Work as part of a Scrum team using Agile practices and adhering to the values and principles.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Experience of writing a test framework or at a minimum maintaining one;
  • Experience of using an automated maven build, to trigger tests;
  • Excellent knowledge of the maven lifecycle;
  • Good Java development Skills and experience of writing unit, integration and BDD Tests;
  • Experience of writing BDD Test suites with Gherkin, Cucumber and Junit;
  • Experience of best of breed practices in relation to test delivery;
  • Has worked in highly automated CI/CD environments;
  • Excellent java and git skills;
  • Has written automated tests using one of the following Frameworks Serenity, Ranorex
  • TestRail, Semaphore, TestComplete or Applause.
  • Database- MDM Tooling, Hands on experience of database script management using
    Redgate, Datical, MS SQL Server or other Relational Database;
  • Networking & Communication Protocols – DNS, TCPIP, UDP, HTTP HTTPS, SSL, FTP, SCP, SOAP & REST;
  • Languages Java 8, MS SQL, C#, Powershell & Bash;
  • Testing Frameworks & Tooling, BDD, Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, NUnit, JQuery, Selenium;
  • Other: OAuth, SAML, SMTP, MAPI, TFS Git, Jenkins pipeline, Mockito Maven, ANT, Gradle, MsBuild, Monitoring using Tivoli/Datadog.

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Hands on experience of working with MDM Tools;
  • Excellent database testing experience in the areas of functional, load, capacity and performance, & vulnerability testing;
  • Ability to produce a suite of Unit and Integration Tests for Java 8 & C# applications;
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of testing NTier Architectures in relation to cloud and on premise applications;
  • Have good knowledge of troubleshooting issues with firewalls and proxy servers.  Excellent knowledge communication protocols & networking in relation to application development, deployment and hosting;
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a test driven environment with continuous integration pipelines managing the orchestration of feature and regression test packaging & execution;
  • Demonstrate hands on experience of testing code quality & metric production & the implementation of quality gates.
  • Previous experience working in Financial Services;
  • Written and/or oral German language;
  • Has experience of using Jenkins, for build and release management;
  • Good knowledge of best of breed practices in relation to build management and release management.

Educational Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification (honours degree), preferably in a related discipline.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Attractive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Bonus of up to 20%
  • Defined Contribution Pension

Consultant Details

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Name: Caoimhe Cronin
Title: Senior Technical Resourcer
Tel: 01 2866666
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