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Automation Test Lead

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167284

NRG are delighted to be working exclusively with Beaumont Colson, a well established software house in Newcastle who are looking for talented Automated Test Lead to join an expanding team within the business. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Selenium, built automation framework from scratch to aid with regression and other reputable tests. This individual will be expected to lead and mentor SQA members in all automated tests and be a part of an ongoing effort to bring new testing knowledge into the team.


The Role will Include:

• Lead development, design and maintenance of the automation frameworks and test coverage

• Being involved with Automated Testing across multiple projects

• Identifying and automating functional and end-to-end scenarios

• Working with the developers to ensure effective and comprehensive test coverage

• Participation in application deployments

• Explain and teach basic testing/coding standards for more junior members of the team.


Required Skills

• Experience leading a test team for national clients

• BDD experience using Selenium / Cucumber / Gherkin

• Strong core Java and SQL experience

• Knowledge of RESTful Web Applications and Microservices

• Thorough knowledge of Accessibility Testing

• Excellent manual testing skills and experience.

• Able to use multiple platforms (Windows / Unix / Linux)


Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits

Flexible working offered.