We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europes leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding 600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.
The lead Developer in Test will be responsible for ensuring that the design, creation and maintenance of automated test scripts are developed in accordance with strategies set in place by the Head of Test Assurance. Their role will be to work as mentor for junior Developer in Test and provide guidance when required.
Design & build test harnesses for Web Automation Testing.
Design/Architect test automation framework and develop the new test automation libraries
Support new and existing testing processes, ensures team is using industry-accepted best practices for test creation coding methods
Strong Estimation skills using Risk based with supporting evidence
Working hands on knowledge in a CI, TDD or BDD environment as well as Waterfall
Strong experience with the creation of all QA work products for their team: Test Plans, Requirements
Traceability Matrices, Test Cases, Metrics creation, Risk and Priority based testing analysis and test evidence collection
Generates test cases based on the requirements and other documents provided by business and development partners
Proficient in QA Defect Reporting. Working knowledge of Version One
Experienced in automation forecasting for new and maintenance efforts
Define the test automation strategy and framework to be used across IT, and continue to enhance and modify based on industry best practices.
Participate in the selection of automation tools.
Execute automation strategy, define and manage automation metrics, and drive process improvements
Provide technical leadership, direction, strategy and hands-on assistance to other members of the team
Mentors other QA professionals in test automation best practices and adherence to overall testing strategy
Design and implement advanced testing practices and tools. Evaluate, recommend, and implement enterprise wide standards and process guidelines that support automated process improvement across the SDLC.
Responsible for administration of test tools and integrations required to support the test automation strategic roadmap and will implement enterprise-wide standards and process guidelines to ensure effective use of the tools
ISTQB Intermediate Certified (or Equivalent)
Must have knowledge on following tools:
Automation Test Tools: Microfocus(HP) QTP/UFT, Selenium (Using C#), Katalon Studio
Framework Development: Data Driven, Hybrid, Keyword Driven, SpecFlow,Cucumber
Agile Tools: VSTS, VersionOne,
Web Service Testing Tools: Postman, SoapUI, SoapUI-Pro
Languages: VB Script, C#, Java
Knowledge on Cloud (Azure,Amazon Cloud)
Mobile Testing: BrowserStack, Sourcelabs
CI/CD Tools: Jenkins, TeamCity
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Exceptional C#/Specflow experience with capability of creating scenarios from scratch
Ability to work effectively with continuous change and short deadlines
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a consistently changing environment
Demonstrated ability to plan and perform all aspects of software quality assurance activities to successful completion for complex, multi-faceted initiatives that span business and technology.
Ability to effectively manage system acceptance teams and efforts, and clearly communicate status, risks, issues and recommend corrective actions to meet program and organizational objectives.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across matrix organizations in a fast-paced, schedule driven and entrepreneurial environment.
Ability to leverage business, product and functional requirements to create test plans and test cases.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with business and technical stakeholders.
Proven command of various software testing methods, levels, types, and processes and where they fit in the overall system and produce development lifecycles.
Must have hands on experience in test automation tools/frameworks - Cucumber, Selenium
Proficient in SQL
Working knowledge API and Services testing (preferably SOAP UI, Postman or similar tools)