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QA Tester

  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will be accountable for ensuring that software releases are of a high quality, deliver on all identified test requirements, fit for purpose and successfully complete on all types of testing.

The successful Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will have extensive experience as an API automation tester with strong coding skills in at least one scripting language such as bash, ruby, or python.

A SDET who can work within Agile development teams to deliver new types of testing and test strategies to deliver improvements on the quality of all software deliverables.

The candidate will be expected to be involved in manual testing efforts to support the existing QA team to deliver on testing requirements where automation is not possible.

Experience with strong coding and software testing skills the candidate will be expected to identify testing strategies and develop testing solutions for supporting software features, products and retailer projects.


  • Driving and developing automated tests using a proprietary API testing tool
  • Driving the automation objectives and strategy of the QA function
  • Working with the development teams to add automation testing to the test requirements of projects.
  • Write detailed test plans / automation test scripts from project user stories written by the product owners and developers
  • Involvement in agile project initiation to define testing strategies and to develop new testing types and methods.

Skills/Qualifications/Experience Required:

Key skills required include:

  • Experience of automating the testing of API and web driven software applications.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience as a QA Tester, ideally working within a SCRUM agile development environment.
  • Experience with CI/CD and TDD process

Desirable Skills:

  • ISEB Foundation Testing certification
  • Postman, SoapUI or equivalent API testing tool
  • Web based service testing
  • Comfortable working from the command line within various windows or Linux OS
  • Familiar with AWS cloud services
  • Relational Database experience. Knowledge of SQL
  • Experience in Retailer POS systems

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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