Junior Test Automation Engineer in Surrey

Job description

Job Description

hedgehog lab is a global technology consultancy and we are on a growth trajectory. We are looking for developers who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe. While we have always been about premium digital experiences, our current customers (who consist of some of the biggest FTSE 250 & Fortune 500 companies) demand that we take our skills & the team to the next level to deliver a world-class service. We would love for you to come on that journey and help us do some award-winning work.


Ideally, you will have great passion for the development of world class mobile apps. We want someone who is more than an employee, who takes a 9 to 5 pay-check and wants a job typing away at a keyboard. We want people who are passionate about staying up to date with the latest advances in mobile technology, finding ways that it can be leveraged for businesses and end users.


We are looking for a Junior Test Automation Engineer who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe. Ideally, you will have a great passion for supporting the development and maintenance of large-scale mobile and web applications, with hundreds and thousands of users covering an existing global user base. 


This role is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. This position is a remote role initially due to COVID-19 but we fully expect to be back in the Newcastle office within a few months and you will be expected to work from there. It is mandatory to have permission to work in the UK legally.


The Opportunity

  • Full-time, permanent, Junior Test Automation Engineer

  • Work on projects to monitor and drive quality

  • Create & manage automated UI testing scripts

  • Create & manage manual tests where needed

  • Monitor usability, performance and accessibility of our apps

  • Contribute to the continual development of our internal testing processes

  • Monitor, track and report on bugs / issues across your projects


Salary £20k - £22k and would ideally suit a recent graduate.


Requirements

  • Essential: an appetite to help us produce quality native mobile and web applications

  • Essential: programming capability for writing automation tests, for example Java or Javascript

  • Desired: experience of mobile testing using Appium or equivalent

  • Desired: experience of cross-browser web testing using Selenium, Cypress or equivalent

  • An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies

  • Strong opinions on what goes into making a quality app around areas including performance, usability and stability.

  • Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in testing

  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems

  • An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies



About You

  • Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products

  • Detail oriented and delivery focused, with the ability to think big

  • Organised and self-motivated

  • An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients

  • Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy going

  • Always eager to learn and to share knowledge

  • Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment



Benefits

  • A competitive salary

  • Unlimited holidays. While we count paid leave, it's not metered.

  • Best of breed equipment

  • Customised benefits package that works for you including childcare vouchers, discounted holidays etc.

  • A transparent & open company culture where politics is shunned & everyone works as a team.


Disability Support

We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all. If you require any adjustments to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview then please contact Zoe Wheeler, Head of People, on 0191 249 8039.




Requirements
Essential: an appetite to help us produce quality native mobile and web applications Essential: programming capability for writing automation tests, for example Java or Javascript Desired: experience of mobile testing using Appium or equivalent Desired: experience of cross-browser web testing using Selenium, Cypress or equivalent An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies Strong opinions on what goes into making a quality app around areas including performance, usability and stability. Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in testing Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies About You Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products Detail oriented and delivery focused, with the ability to think big Organised and self-motivated An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy going Always eager to learn and to share knowledge Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment

Extra information

Status
Open
Education Level
Other
Location
Surrey
Working hours per week
4 - 40
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Published at
06-02-2021
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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