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  • Job reference: RMS0191427

QA Automation Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The QA automation engineer is required to strengthen the web application development team. The focus of this team is the delivery of commercial web-based solutions for the energy sector. This work requires the successful applicant to draw on their testing and coding skills to identify and create automated test suites that reduce project risks, and maintain these within the continuous delivery stream. The web application development team works closely with product and service teams in Leeds and with the wider organization, as well as engaging with external groups on aspects such user centred design and development. To be successful the applicant must be comfortable working in an Agile software development environment, be able to demonstrate strong initiative, as well as proactively collaborating with other groups.

Job Requirements:

* Self-motivated with a willing to learn attitude who values quality over speed
* Experience testing web application
* Experience using Python or other scripting languages
* Experience using testing tools and frameworks and implementing automated tests at all levels
* Ability to work in a team environment that is fast-paced and follows Agile development practices
* Ability to work to commercial deadlines
* Good communication skills

Exposure to any of the following would be advantageous:

* Experience using C# and MVC
* Experience working in agile methodologies
* Experience developing on public cloud platforms (Google Cloud platform, Azure etc.)

The Company:
Our client is the world's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. The client is leading a digital transformation of the oil and gas industry to enhance real-time global collaboration, operational efficiency, and the integration of data, expertise, and technology information. Their technology services and solutions translate acquired data into useful information that improves decision-makin

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science / Software Engineering, or Masters or above in a mathematical, scientific or engineering discipline.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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