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Automation Tester C#

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Testing
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Role: Automation Tester C#
Excellent salary and benefits package
My client based in Spinningfields, Manchester are looking for a C# Automation Tester.
Key Purpose of the Role:
  • Collaborate with Automation Leads and other QAs to Design, maintain and execute automated testing of API and Web Service test data and web products on the client's Alternative Payments platform
  • Ensuring consistency and sufficient coverage of test areas of the platform utilizing regression and backward compatibility test approaches
  • Ensure efficient and effective testing of products using appropriate

strategies and techniques whilst working as part of an Agile software development team

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work as an integral part of project Scrum teams
  • Designing and writing test scripts on the test automation framework
  • Investigating problems in software as a result of automation test execution
  • Working closely with other QA analysts and software developers to find solutions
  • Confidently create multiple solutions for the test automation framework
  • Managing and configuring designated test environments and automation tools.
  • Designing and planning test strategies for projects and applications; whilst planning activities for Agile deliveries
  • Demonstrates knowledge and practical experience of test tools and industry standard best practice
  • Identify issues and risks relating to workload, escalate these appropriately and provide suggested mitigating actions
  • Review own test conditions, test scripts/user stories, input test data, and expected results for all test phases
  • Execute tests thoroughly to ensure software quality including running automated tests Identify faults/defects
  • Work with the project teams to resolve any issues in a timely manner
  • For Agile deliveries, contribute to daily scrums, sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Actively contribute to process improvement initiatives and enhancements to current procedures including recommending quality improvements

Key Relationships:
Should have experience working with Developers, Manual testers, Business administrators, SQL developers, Architects and application support.

What we look for in our people:

Our Personality
  • Smart
  • Spirited
  • Supportive

Our Behaviours
  • We solve problems
  • We use our imagination and innovate
  • We communicate effectively
  • We are resilient
  • Results are important
  • We mean what we say


  • A minimum of three years' experience as an Automation tester
  • Knowledge of various different types of applications and coding languages
  • Educated to Graduate Level
  • Excellent knowledge of software testing procedures and be skilled in test planning, test estimation, prioritisation and risk-based testing
  • Sound experience of working with the Agile methodology
  • In depth understanding and use of Agile testing methods - Behavioural Driven Development and Test Driven Development
  • An in depth knowledge of software testing procedures
  • Making decisions, often with limited information, and communicating these to others within development/test
  • Reviewing existing procedures and systems looking for improvements

  • Exposure to testing APIs / understanding of RESTful services
  • Experience of test automation using Selenium
  • Previous experience in Payment systems

Skills and Abilities

Having exposure in all of the following:
  • Extensive experience in C#
  • Automated Test Systems e.g. Selenium
  • TDD techniques with specflow
  • Exposure to other coding languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, C++, VBScript)
  • Visual Studio
  • GitHub
  • JIRA
  • Jenkins
  • SQL
  • MS Office products
  • Internet systems
  • SoapUI
  • Defect Tracking Systems

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