Test Engineer

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 9 days ago

Testing Engineer - API Database Testing

Our client based in London are seeking a proven Test Engineer with excellent recent API, Database skills to come on board and hit the ground running with the client API

• Definition of Test Strategies and Test plans
• Definition of test cases
• Construction of test scenarios and scripts
• Tests coordination and execution
• Reporting of test results
• Supports the users/developers in Development, System and Internal/External Business Testing Phase.
• Assist the project manager in planning Testing activities;
• Organises workshops and co-ordination of project stakeholders during testing internal and external testing phase;
• Writing automation test scripts.
• Testing activities, reviewing user stories, planning and setting up tests.
• Liaising with Business representatives for acceptance criteria and testing scope.

• University degree in computer science, computer engineering or business administration or proven ability to perform the tasks commensurate with such a formal academic qualification
• At least 5 years' experience working in Automation testing.
• Hands on experience on API testing (i.e. REST).
• Experience in database testing using automation and manually (i.e. SQL 2016).
• Good Coding experience in Core Java and Java Script.
• Demonstrate hands on experience on various Automation Tools (i.e. Unified Functional Testing (UFT)).
• Demonstrate hands on experience on Performance Testing tools (i.e. Load Runner).
• Experience in creating Automation test cases based on Manual test cases.
• Strong skills in Designing & implementation of Automation Frameworks (Data Driven Application).
• Focus on automated testing with a strong understanding of tools, techniques, and processes.
• Experience in applying test methodologies.
• Experience Testing Management tools
• Experience in creating Automation test cases based on Manual test cases.
• Good knowledge on scripting languages (i.e. PowerShell).
• Experience in coding skills for: Web UI Automation and Web Services Automation.
• Excellent analytical skills and a problem-solving orientation.
• Good to have Knowledge of JSON and XML.
• Strong ability to debug code, analyses failures, and trace defects to the root cause.
• Sound experience in functional, DB and API manual testing.
• Experience both working in an Agile and Waterfall environment.
• Capability to persevere in retesting solutions.
• Good knowledge and understanding of Continuous Integration using Jenkins.
• Experience on Git, GitHub is desirable.
• Ability to cope with fast changing technologies used in application developments.
• Professional qualifications in Testing Certified (ISTQB) is desirable.
• Experience in security testing is desirable.
• Strong interpersonal skills, customer orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to work in a small team are very important.
• Very good command of English with proven drafting ability.

Please do get in touch for a full detailed job spec.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Shane Hickmott

01892 553247

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