Test Automation Specialist


 The role:


As a Test Automation Specialist at Felinesoft, you will be a valued team member making a real contribution to our software projects. With no line managers, you will be responsible for deciding how to carry out your tasks to achieve the best results.


As part of your project team, working with in-house developers, project manager, and wider sprint team, you will be responsible for providing test and support resource. Testing bespoke software solutions, which (depending on the project) can cover a mixture of websites, Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM, or apps. You will interact with the client throughout the project: for example, over the phone, when they visit us in Bristol for sprint planning and when you visit them on-site for UAT run through. Throughout you will be taking ownership of the quality of the delivery to our clients.


As part of our growing QA team, you will be working with your QA colleagues to improve processes and support the implementation of testing automation in 2020.

And finally, as part of the Felinesoft team you will be expected to participate in the company culture of self-learning, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement. With our generous training budget, you can request to attend external training courses, take online tests, purchase books and more.


Purpose of role:


  • To help Felinesoft adopt scalable and robust test automation across its software delivery process
  • To mentor FS QA Team to embed test automation in project delivery
  • To apply continuous improvement to our overall QA approach


Key duties


  • Creating and maintaining scalable and robust test automation framework/s
  • Designing and implementing API and back end service automation tests
  • Integrating test automation into the CI/CD pipeline
  • Mentoring and supporting the QA team with Automation implementation
  • Running tests and identifying, reporting and progressing faults
  • Taking ownership of the quality of the final product, raising issues and feeding back as necessary.


Essential skills and experience


  • Practical automation testing experience
  • Knowledge of automated tools such as Selenium
  • Programming in C# and .NET framework
  • Experience Agile software delivery


Nice to haves

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and Azure DevOps
  • Experience with EasyRepro or similar
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365


Personal Attributes


  • Able to self-organise and motivate oneself
  • Enjoys analysing and problem solving
  • Proactive and confident
  • Mentoring skills
  • Strong communication skills


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Salary & benefits

  • Up To £50,000
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Above statutory holiday allowance
  • Generous training budget
  • Friday drinks
  • Pension
  • Onsite café
  • Cycle to work scheme