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Senior Automation Test Analyst

Kingston Upon Thames


Our client specialises in innovative technology for the user, created to accurately capture real time footage and predominantly aimed at the security sector in particular, public sector.

They have become the most successful European company in this rapidly expanding market and have sold their equipment to most of their targeted consumer base in the UK as well as many local authorities and private organisations. They currently sell into over 40 countries and are in the process of rapidly expanding their international activities.

It is an exciting time to work for the company as they continue to lead the world in the development and application of this technology.


To deliver the automation testing strategy across the company portfolio, including driving the selection of the most appropriate tools and implementing the appropriate processes to achieve this. Contribute to the overall testing effort within the team across the company product portfolio including software, firmware (Cameras) and hardware (Cameras and Docking Station and SMART DOCKs). This includes automated and manual testing, maintaining test environments, planning testing activities, documenting tests and results.

  • Automation test strategy ownership for the DEMS product portfolio. Identification and implementation of appropriate tools and test scripts to facilitate a quick automation ramp up in an agile environment.
  • Analyse requirements to develop manual tests and automation scripts for functional front-end, web API and performance tests and facilitate test reporting mechanisms.
  • Integration of automation with the Microsoft Azure pipeline to facilitate CI/CD workflows.
  • Execute automated, manual, regression and explorative testing on the latest software ensuring that all Software/Firmware/Hardware deliverables meet the defined quality standards. Ensuring all testing work is captured in Microsoft Devops in a timely manner.
  • Support and Mentor team members with knowledge transfer for all aspects of automated testing including environment setup and authoring of automation scripts.
  • Responsibility to ensure that the automation test environments are maintained and are fit for purpose on an ongoing basis.
  • Raise descriptive and meaningful bug reports for all issues found and provide input into prioritisation.
  • Contribute to all the test team deliverables as required including Camera firmware testing and other products.

About You

  • Educated to degree level in computer science or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of proven experience delivering test automation in a software environment, including strong knowledge of C# and another development language.
  • Must have previous experience of implementing automation using Seleniumn and at least one other automation tool.
  • Experience of integrating automation within Microsoft Azure pipelines.
  • Proven track record of delivering test automation from the ground up, including a good knowledge of the automation test market and product solutions available.
  • Experience of JSON and REST API.
  • Experience working with MVC websites, desktop application and Windows service using Microsoft technology stack and the tools for the environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across teams to communicate requirements and solutions. Ability to achieve buy-in from others including more senior team members on the automation strategy.
  • Strong experience in QA life cycle and methodologies including: Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Functionality Testing, Non-functional Testing, Database Testing, Web Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT), Formulating Test Strategies and Test environment, Preparation and execution of Test Plan and Test Cases.
  • Excellent knowledge of Agile & Scrum development environment and experience of delivering in these environments.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Azure as a test and defect tracking tool, other similar tool experience is desirable.
  • Ability to work autonomously, whilst contributing to the overall team deliverables.
  • Strong demonstratable problem solving and analytical skills.
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Oliver Allen Managed by Oliver Allen
apply Posted - 04.02.2021

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