Senior Test Automation Engineer

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The Candidate are recruiting for a rare opportunity to join one of Manchester’s leading Financial Services brands as the Senior Test Automation Engineer.


Financial Services




Up to £55,000

GBP 55000

Date Added







Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd

After continued growth through 2020 and into 2021, we are partnered with this FS giant to recruit a vital role into their team. Providing a genuine ‘tech for good’ product to market, are client are renowned for embodying their philosophy of financial care into all they do.

As the Senior Test Automation Engineer, you will be joining a testing team of 6 testers whilst forming part of their internal scrum teams. Whilst building automated testing frameworks based of the needs of the individual scrum teams, you will also be tasked with an important role of mentoring and training other manual testers as they transition into the world of automated testing.

To be successful in this role, it’s essential you’re able to automate apps (and ideally responsive websites) within a CI/CD pipeline.

At the moment, the entire team is working fully remote but they do plan to return to a part office / part remote working environment (with fully flexible working hours) based out of their Manchester City Centre offices.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Test Automation Engineer:

  • Create, design, and develop automated testing strategies whilst building automated testing frameworks for mobile apps & responsive websites.
  • Mentor and train members of the manual testing team into the philosophy and tools needed to create a stable automated testing environment.
  • Analyse performance test requirements and develop successful test plans against the engineer team requirements.
  • Act as a lead, or advisor, with a strategic understanding of testing trends and technologies across the automated testing environment.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous commercial experience in software QA, performing automated tasks specifically against Android & IOS devices.
  • It is essential that the successful candidate can automate apps in CI/CD pipelines.
  • Understanding of wider CI/CD pipelines using Octopus & Jenkins etc
  • Postman or other API Testing tools & techniques
  • SQL / NoSQL tools and techniques

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary up to £55,000
  • Flexible & part remote working environment
  • Regular pay review & bonus schemes
  • Sociable company culture with regular events and team building nights out
  • Industry leading benefits platform

Does this sound like the next step for you? Apply to be the Senior Test Automation Engineer today!

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