The Test Automation Analyst will work on commercial product development projects, alongside Product Owners, Developers and Users within an agile team environment.
You will ensure automated testing activities are established and the required supporting technology and CI/CD infrastructure.
Key aspects of this role will include defining, creating, reviewing, executing and maintaining automated tests on a range of in-house and 3rd Party applications across different platforms including the public clouds.
You will also assist with setting the overall test automation strategy and with the resolution of reported bugs where appropriate.
Success in this role will involve a proactive, flexible and inquisitive approach, alongside a desire to work in a highly collaborative team environment.
Creating, diagnosing, executing and maintaining automated scenarios for all aspects of the Geoteric system
Providing technical implementations for UI, System, integration and performance testing.
Developing API test standards, approaches and mocking
Working closely with the Development team to ensure testing is appropriate, complete and timely
Working closely with the dev-ops team to establish fully automated testing within an enhanced CI/CD framework
Establishing the usage of public clouds (AWS, Azure & GCP) for automated performance testing at scale
Producing appropriate documentation of tests and results Contributing to daily stand-up meetings and sprint planning.
Constantly looking for ways to expand and improve test definitions and test coverage.
Defining and maintaining a diverse test data repository
Qualifications & Experience
API testing using OpenAPI standards
Test automation tooling from a selection of vendors, but must include Cucumber and Selenium
Programming competence in Ruby and C#
Experience of ground up CI/CD implementation, ideally with TeamCity
Linux and Windows scripting
Full Project Lifecycle experience in an agile commercial development
Certification or equivalent experience with public cloud vendors
Some understanding of Geosciences or related fields
Experience in agile methodologies, particularly SCRUM and TDD / BDD principles.
Experience or interest in UI test automation tools focussing on Angular
Additional programming languages such as JS, C++, Python or Go
Messagin and EDA testing experience
Deployment using Kubernetes and Docker
Communicates knowledge, ideas and opinions clearly across the Technology Group.
Embraces change positively and handles new and challenging situations well.
Solves problems by openly considering alternative approaches.
Enthusiastically and proactively proposes new ideas.
Always seeks to further own knowledge.
Seeks to build positively on previous ideas and solutions
Accepts responsibility willingly and is flexible to take on new tasks.
Works well independently within defined parameters.
Manages own workload through effective use of time and resources available.
Strives for technical excellence within the commercial considerations of the business.
Reporting and Relationships
The Test Automation Analyst reports into the QA & Support Manager and works closely with the Development and Support teams.
Presenting data in an intuitive manner, our entire approach works in tandem with interpreters’ thought processes, specialising in transferring user knowledge into the data to determine the most efficient and safe operations.