C# Automation Tester - Azure

5 months ago
£400 - £454/dayCity Of LondonHays Specialist Recruitment Limited

C# Automation Tester- Azure - Public Sector - 6 months

THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE IR35

Your new company

One of the largest Public Sector Organisations in the UK

Your new role

C# Automation Tester - Azure

What you'll need to succeed

My client in the Public Sector is looking for a contractor to join a team of Testers as a C# Automation Tester. This is an initial 6 month contract based in North Greenwich, the role is paying a maximum day rate of £454 per day outside IR35.

Essential:

Automation Testing - 70% of the role
C# coding - 30% of the role
Specflow
Gherkin
Azure

Responsibilities:

* Work with Technology Development and stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level under the guidance of the senior test member using Agile practices
* Create test cases and execute the test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring that there is traceability between the testing implementation and the requirements / acceptance criteria
* Ensuring that automated test activities are conducted in preference to manual testing where feasible and more efficient
* Ensure that all application & technology testing is carried out in accordance with testing standards defined in the strategy

Skills:

* Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
* Ability to build effective working relations with people at all levels across the organisation and outside
* Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex information with agile development teams including the test design and defect reporting
* Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
* Exposure to automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Visual Studio Load test, HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester etc.
* Knowledge of programming language such as C#
* Working knowledge of continuous integration

Experience:

* Extensive experience of collaborating with software development teams in multi-vendor environments to incrementally deliver systems that are tested efficiently and of high quality
* Extensive experience of leading the testing of complex systems under significant pressures of time and cost
* Extensive experience of appropriate documentation techniques for functional and non-functional testing that match customer expectation and that can be used by systems development teams in the production of high quality software
* Broad experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
* Broad experience in Automation or Performance testing
* Broad experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects

What you'll get in return

This is a fantastic role joining a high profile client within a fast paced environment where you will be able to apply your skills successfully

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