Test Engineer


MS / TE 483642


Development & Programming, QA and Tester, Software Developer , Software Engineer


£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum


+ Bens



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the IT sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Test Engineer to join one of the UK's leading independent holiday cottage rental providers, based in Chester.

Test Engineer’s Core Duties

  • Ensuring business trading is not impeded by software implementation
  • Continually review operational practices to ensure best practice, is delivered at all times and recommend changes to systems and procedures to improve the efficiency of the site operations.
  • Work in accordance with the Data Protection Act (2018) and to ensure all new systems and data are secure.
  • Enabling the business to explore new revenue streams through effective IT solutions
  • Ensuring the business can maintain competitive advantage through effective prioritization of work
  • Support as needed, testing emergency bug fixes etc.

Test Engineer’ Skills required

  • At least two years’ experience of testing in a TDD environment e.g. pairing with devs to collaborate on test design
  • ‘Test first’ mentality, and the willingness to champion testing throughout the SDLC
  • Solid understanding of automation concepts i.e. what should/shouldn’t be automated and a desire to expedite repetitive tasks using an appropriate automated solution
  • Experience of creating, maintaining and running of automation tests
  • Experience of building a test automation framework
  • Good working knowledge of at least one programming language e.g. Java, PHP
  • Good understanding of REST APIs and their concepts e.g. HTTP methods & response codes
  • Solid understanding of manual test principles including Exploratory Testing and Session Based Test Management
  • Basic knowledge of SQL

Test Engineer’s Desirable skills, NOT ESSENTIAL

  • Ability to write tests using PHP
  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, & Agile methodologies
  • Exposure to tech such as Docker, AWS, React and Laravel, PHPUnit
  • Working knowledge and experience of performance testing
  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate

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