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Senior QA Automation Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Up to £45k plus fantastic benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167086

NRG are delighted to be working with a world renowned company in the education sector looking to recruit a Senior QA Engineer. You will help maintain and expand test case and test automation coverage working within an Agile scrum team to develop and measure quality assurance standards. Publish test results, help triage bugs, compose acceptance criteria for stories, and mentor fellow teammates on quality engineering best practices.



  • A strong automation tester with the ability to perform manual testing when required.

  • Developing and executing test strategies to ensure quality releases.

  • Process-oriented with attention to detail.

  • Improve code coverage by contributing towards automation.

  • Assist with evaluation of new automation tools.


Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Hands-on experience developing resilient test automation with frameworks such as Selenium WebDriver.

  • Good programming skills with knowledge of OOP concepts and design patterns.

  • Experience with testing web services and automating APIs.

  • Experience in automated testing using CI/CD.

  • Familiarity with Bug tracking tools such as JIRA, Bugzilla.

  • Experience with version control system similar to Git.

  • Familiarity with databases and SQL.

  • Working knowledge of CLI (Command Line Interface).

  • Experience working in agile development environment.

  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills.


Salary up to £45k DOE plus fantastic benefits.


Interested? Get in touch!