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Automation Tester

44 days ago: SmartRecruiters

Job Description

Company Description

Here at NPS we have a simple set of values that sets out who we are as a company. We are:

Intelligent – we make the right choices

Involved – our enthusiasm creates energy

Innovative – we always ask what’s next

Our business is all about making lives safer, healthier, better managed and mobile

Our software underpins critical police, health, housing  and local government services, ensuring delivery of the right data at the right time to protect and improve people’s lives.

We’re as committed to the positive social outcomes of our customers’ services as they are, which means we put people first. In the interfaces and systems we design, and the software support and development service we provide.

Our story

Across the world, billions of people every day rely on the services and benefits provided by their police, health services, housing and local government. Their home, welfare, wellbeing and security often depend on them.

We create and manage the software that connects people with these services. We design smart interfaces and data processes to ensure services are easy to use, always on, relevant, accurate and trusted.

Using internet, mobile and AI technology, we are designing new tools that maximise the positive experience people have of critical services, and helping to make sure they are safer, healthier, better managed, and able to organise their life on the go.

Working closely with our customers – the service providers – we define people’s needs today and in the future – and work intelligently to continuously improve our software products and data management.

Our software underpins the performance of our customers as they serve their customers. Our constant focus is making sure our software is stable, efficient, cost efficient and secure.

We’re proud of the role we play, improving people’s lives through dependable critical services. With a growing number of customers globally, we’re going to make a difference to millions of people more.

Based in the UK but working around the world, our 2,000 employees help improve the services that matter most.

We are now part of the NEC corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people worldwide – this brings in new opportunities without limits for growth and innovation.


Job Description

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF JOB

Primary responsibility is to ensure efficient, effective and efficient automated testing of a various software projects. To work as part of the development and test team, to create automated test scripts for supported Police forces.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use structured automated methods to script, execute and maintain tests (Mandatory).

  • Design and develop Test Automation Scripts using Selenium Web Driver (Mandatory).

  • Ability to understand and write Java code and other scripts to support Selenium Test Automation (Mandatory)

  • Reporting to the Test Manager and Automation lead on progress

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment often with short QA cycles (mandatory)

  • Interpreting manual test cases and generating Selenium test cases based upon them (mandatory)

  • Debugging issues found during automated test execution and resolving scripting issues (mandatory)

  • Mobile automation experience (desirable)


Qualifications

CORE COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE

  • Strong experience of working within an IT testing environment

  • Practical experience of working within an Agile structure

  • Sound understanding and experience of full Software Development Lifecycle

  • Practical experience of automated scripting within an established framework

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proactive approach to problem resolution and inter-team communication

  • Demonstrable ability to grasp the relevant software applications to a high level to perform the role.

  • Experience working within a Continuous Delivery environment (Desirable)  

  • Practical experience of Gherkin/ Cucumber

  • Good reporting knowledge and ability

  • Understanding of Source and version control of automation test cases

  • Experience with test-driven development and/or behaviour-driven development (Desirable)

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • 2+ years minimum in Selenium Web Driver

  • Web/browser based testing (2+ overall exp)

  • Systematic approach to problem solving and workload

  • First-class attention to detail and documentation of testing and results

  • Ability to communicate both technical and non-technical information, depending upon the audience

  • Has solid experience in all aspects of functional and non-functional testing of web based applications

  • Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance and NPPV clearance



Additional Information

Employees of Northgate Public Services are entitled to the following benefits:

Single Private Medical Cover (with the option to select family cover at an additional cost)

25 days paid holiday with the option to buy/ sell 5 days

4 x basic salary life assurance cover

A Group Pension Plan with fantastic employer contributions

A selection of tax efficient flexible benefits to suit your individual needs

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work and travel within the EU. Documentary evidence will be required.

All offers are subject to satisfactory vetting and reference checks to include a DBS check as standard.

Northgate Public Services is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all communities.

Company DescriptionHere at NPS we have a simple set of values that sets out who we are as a company. We are: Intelligent – we make the right choicesInvolved – our enthusiasm creates energyInnovative – we always ask what’s next Our business is all about making lives safer, healthier, better managed and mobile Our software underpins critical police, health, housing  and local government services, ensuring delivery of the right data at the right time to protect and improve people’s lives. We’re as committed to the positive social outcomes of our customers’ services as they are, which means we put people first. In the interfaces and...