Badenoch & Clark are proud to be partnering with a Central Government programme to supply the best IT talent for a number of opportunities to support their transformation into becoming a more modern and digital system.
Our Client are one of the largest tech programmes in Central Government with a passion for creativity and curiosity giving your ideas a platform to be recognised. Working with these team will be challenging, important and very rewarding.
As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for writing, debugging and refactoring test code. You will work closely with our software developers to reach a common understanding of the code base and test coverage at unit level. You will collaborate with analysts to make sure the required business scenarios are covered in the acceptance and test scripts. You will also work on both functional and non-functional areas of an application. coach and mentor testers.
*JIRA as our bug tracking software
*JMeter for load tests
*Selenium/Web Driver for end to end testing
*Fiddler, Burp and Developer Tools to analyse packets
*SOAP UI for API inspection
*Jenkins for deployment
*Dynatrace for application monitoring
*Azure for most of our infrastructure
*Postgres and Redis as our databases.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
*Writing, amending and refactoring code to build simple programs/scripts under direction.
*Documenting code written and adhering to internal software development standards/processes/procedures.
*Work with others to use security controls to design and build secure products.
*Participate in product support and carry out agreed infrastructure maintenance task
*Assist in troubleshooting and identifying faults using modern tools.
*Review requirements, specifications and define test conditions for both functional and non-functional requirements
*Write and execute manual and automated test scripts.
*Analyse the test results to identify simple patterns and trends. Investigate problems and opportunities in existing functionality of the software, translate findings into impact on the users and the business.
*Promote test-driven development and shift-left testing
*Demonstrable knowledge of business domains and/or systems you tested
*A proven track record in defining and implementation of test tooling, test environments and test data required for all phases of testing. Good understanding of test types and concepts
*Experience in writing automated testing programs/scripts, ideally in our core technology stack
*Experience in load testing tools
*Knowledge of REST web services and API inspection tools
*Awareness of packet analyzers
*Experience in using bug tracking software
*Show where you have identified issues and risks associated with work whilst being able to analyse and report test activities and results
*Have been exposed to the application of Agile principles in practice
*Some experience in design and execution of non-functional test cases in a range of environments
*A strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
*A generous pension scheme (up to 22%)
*25 days leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays, plus 1 privilege day for the Queens' birthday
*Great maternity, adoption and shared parental leave
*Up to 5 days paid leave per year for voluntary work you may wish to undertake
*We also currently have employee-run networks for colleagues of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, those with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees with which you will eligible to join
As part of this role you will be required to complete a DBS and reference checks.
Badenoch & Clark are equal opportunities employers. If you are unfortunately unsuccessful for this opportunity, we will keep your details on file and may contact you about any other suitable opportunities.
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