Automation Test Engineer

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eCommerce Software




Up to £50,000

GBP 50000

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

Our client, a renowned software house based in the heart of Manchester City Centre, are searching for an Automation Test Engineer to join their established testing function. Focusing on the automation testing of web & mobile application, the Automation Test Engineer will work closely with the delivery team to write and execute testing scripts whilst contributing towards the long-term testing strategy of the business.

As our client are fast approaching a major milestone in their release of a greenfield platform into the online gambling industry, they have partnered with The Candidate to find their ideal candidate for the role. This is a perfect position for a candidate who has exposure within an automation environment, but is looking for a role which truly gives autonomy, flexibility and freedom to grow and progress in a tech first environment.

The team are working fully remotely at the moment but plan to return to a part office / part remote environment with 2 days per week in their Manchester City Centre office (and the rest of the week remote).

Key Responsibilities of the Automation Test Engineer:

  • Take ownership of quality on automation projects whilst ensuring that testing is delivered in line with the project values of quality.
  • Responsible for writing and executing the automation test scripts with reports based on the results.
  • Reporting into the Test Lead, you will have a direct contribution to the overall testing strategy with a keen eye on defining a successful strategy for long term success.
  • Agile in application which being able to transpose your testing knowledge across both a web & mobile application.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Commercially experienced in automation testing with a proven ability to use Selenium.
  • Experience working in Microsoft environments with C# & .Net Framework within a wider BDD & TDD environment.
  • Proven capacity to create documentation and testing strategies.
  • People-led person who naturally enjoys the buzz of working within a close-knit team.
  • Quality focused and driven by the idea of making a real impact into a global scale-up

If you like the sound of this role and want to hear more, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our friendly team on 0161 833 1044 or apply online today!

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