Job: Senior Test Engineer

Job Title: Senior Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JT - 19.01.17
Contact Name: Jack Trimble
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Test Engineer, Contract, Edinburgh

We are seeking an experienced Test Engineer to provide technical expertise in automated and manual testing of Java-based, distributed, highly available applications, where system quality and performance is critical.

Develop and execute Java and python based automated tests for web APIs and GUIs.
Develop and execute manual exploratory tests.
Identify and implement more complex automation efforts.
Work closely with business and development teams to define test plans and schedules.


A wealth of experience developing automated tests or applications in Java.
Able to develop automated tests in Selenium Web Driver and SoapUI.
Comfortable creating and maintaining data-driven automated tests for complex distributed systems.
Command-line scripting and troubleshooting skills (Linux).
Understanding of API protocols and web services (REST, JSON).
Hands-on experience working with version control (Subversion, git).
Able to analyse application logs and assist other engineers by utilizing basic debugging techniques.
Able to perform routine database administration and queries (MySQL/PostgreSQL).
Familiar with continuous integration (Jenkins).
Familiar with defect/requirements management tools (Rally, Bugzilla).
Familiarity with card payments systems or security an advantage.
Experienced in Agile development (Scrum).

If you are available and interested in this role then please apply with your most up to date CV.