Developer in Test - --Exeter


WA Consultants are currently looking for a Developer in Test to work with one of our clients based in Exeter. This role is a crucial position and you will play a leading part in speeding up development time whilst consistently delivering a high standard of product.

You will be working in a growing agile development environment, working directly with developers on innovative technologies and industry leading products, as well as collaborating closely with product managers and support engineers. You will be assessing and mitigating risks, solving quality challenges, performing exploratory and automated testing and improving processes, all as a member of a highly talented and supportive development team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Serve as the quality owner of a given product set within the development stream; taking ownership of the management, coordination, scheduling and execution of all required testing
* Create and execute test scenarios (automated by preference) to verify the implementation of a story/requirement and manage and defects
* Be the conduit in the development team for production releases, working with the operations team to ensure successful code deployments
* Develop and maintain existing automation frameworks through identifying areas for improvement and implementing the changes required
* Ensure that the testability of product development is continually considered to provide the foundations of a stable and reliable automation pack
* Continually identify any improvements in approach and process that will help facilitate a ‘quality at speed’ ethos
* Collaborate closely with those involved across the product development cycle to ensure they are kept informed
* Actively encourage and support other members of the development team to be involved with testing related tasks to enhance the skills within the whole team
* Be actively involved in the developer In Test / QA community to help share knowledge and experiences, as well as to support evolution of the discipline itself
* Participate in application development for stories within Sprint

About You:

A degree in computer science or relevant technical discipline is favourable but not essential. Strong knowledge and extensive practical experience of software testing and quality assurance is required along with being proficient with programming in one or many languages (JavaScript, C#, Java, Python, PowerShell etc.).

You will need to have hands-on experience implementing test automation frameworks across different test levels, with a strong understanding of manual testing techniques. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. A good understanding of agile development methodologies, continuous delivery practices and extreme programming practices is advantageous. Hands on experience with performance and/or security testing is favourable.

Please advise on salary expectations and availability on application. For further information please contact Alex Wilson.

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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  • Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Consultant: Alexander Wilson
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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