Test Automation Engineer

Job Details

Test Automation Engineer is the gatekeeper to the quality of our deliveries to our customers in UK. Our team works with Central Gov. department working closely on many applications helping our customer employees on daily basis so they must be able to rely on the quality of our products. The Test Automation Engineer has the opportunity to work across the system lifecycle from test definition to customer acceptance including testing automation and can directly influence the outcome of our projects. The role interfaces with our customer development Agile teams.

Essential skills and knowledge

  • Convert Customer/Product Requirements to effective test/use cases
  • Experience of system testing, preferably with some exposure to low level (i.e. non GUI) testing
  • Experience of investigating root causes of discovered issues and providing corrective actions - either individually or in conjunction with the development team
  • Ability to evaluate test results against customer requirements
  • Defect Tracking and Knowledge Management software (Atlassian JIRA and Confluence preferred)
  • Ability to create comprehensive test execution reports with metrics
  • Promote test engineering within the company

Essential competencies and experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working experience with React testing library, Jest, Enzyme etc
  • Customer facing skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Test case design and execution to meet functional / use case requirements
  • Knowledge of Testing Methodologies
  • Upper intermediate English (ability to clearly communicate with English speakers in the workplace)

Desirable competencies and experience

  • Experience in planning, estimating and designing system testing
  • ISTQB Foundation Qualification
  • Test Automation experience (both UI and low level)
  • Some coding experience including design of Testable code (programing languages preferred like JavaScript, nice to have JAVA, C#)

Company

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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