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IT Automation Quality Assurance Engineer

Posted: 23 Feb 2021 Closes: 25 Mar 2021
Oldbury, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -491116073

Area: West Midlands
Department: IT
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of well over £1 billion. Voted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for the last 7 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and we are the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Our Software Engineering Managers are currently recruiting forfirst class IT Automated Quality Assurance Engineers to join and strengthen their existing team based at our offices in Oldbury.

Key Responsibilities include
  • Understanding software change diagrams written in UML, Archimate and BPMN

  • Estimate, prioritise and plan testing activities within project time scales

  • Create well-structured automated test suites to be used as regression packs

  • Ability to integrate the tests into our development pipeline

  • Collaborate with Solutions Architects and developers to validate designs and implementation

  • Work with UI/UX to ensure crucial elements of the UI are tested

  • Identify, record, document and track bugs working with developers to monitor progress

  • Troubleshoot issues to gather information and find the source

  • Communicate testing status to the product team


About You

To be considered for this role you must be able to create the framework from scratch and have experience as an AQA Engineer or similar role. Knowledge of test management software (e.g. TestNG, Allure, Hibernate, Selenium). You must also be proficient in Java and Javascript, as well as having strong AQA principles. Knowledge of Jenkins is beneficial.

Your naturally strong communication and organisational skills will be fully utilised in this role as will your ability to effectively prioritise, multitask and problem solve. We would also expect you to be able to
  • Work well in a team and adhering to principles and values

  • Analyse and apply your expertise of software AQA methodologies, tools and processes

  • Adapt and respond to change, as well as coping well with pressure and setbacks

  • Have strong attention to detail and problem solving aptitude

  • Work with cloud technologies and have an innate ability to investigate bugs

Additional Information

Job Specifics

A full UK driving license is essential.


Your package will include a competitive basic salary. As well as this you will have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.


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