Test Automation Engineer - South-East - Permanent - £DOE

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - East Anglia

Job Title Test Automation Engineer - South-East - Permanent - £DOE
Job Category QA / Localisation
Job Description Job Title – Test Automation Engineer

Job Location – East-Anglia

Job Type – Permanent

Job Salary – £DOE

My client, one of the UK’s leading independent Online Games Studios, is looking for a Test Automation Engineer to join their Web Development team and assure the quality of company websites.

Using your previous experience you will create automated tests that ensure new features are ready for players as quickly as possible without compromising on quality. As someone who is passionate about finding software issues, you will have the opportunity to do this against a site visited by over 4.3 million people each week.

You will be an example for the rest of the team to follow; with the drive continuously build on their suite of tests, and shape how our automation framework develops. You also have great communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving ability – and can leverage your technical expertise and knowledge to help provide guidance to your colleagues.

Key Duties Include:

  • Testing software tools and system applications
  • Providing constructive and qualitative feedback to developers
  • Analysing systems and developing the required tests
  • Providing design input to facilitate module testability
  • Developing the automation framework and creating automated test scripts using Selenium web driver
  • Providing leadership and technical guidance to more junior members of the team
  • Contributing on a regular basis to improving processes and procedures
  • Reviewing non-game website content


Essential Requirements:

  • Proven commercial experience of software testing
  • Knowledge and understanding of internet technologies including HTTP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience testing web/internet applications, including browser compatibility and security testing
  • Experience of creating automated tests using Selenium with Java
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Experience working in test driven agile development
  • A high level of attention to detail, strong analytical skills and problem solving ability


Desirable Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of bug tracking tool Jira and/or bug databases
  • Previous experience within Games testing/automation
  • Experience with automated test tools such as Watir, Cucumber and JMeter




Paige Hornabrook | QA, Localisation & Community Management Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Ground Floor, Anderson House, 228 Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1HD | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214417 | Email: <a href=mailto:paige@opmjobs.com>paige@opmjobs.com</a> | Skype: Paige.Hornabrook.opm | LinkedIn: <a title=View public profile href=file:///C:/Users/Paige/Desktop/uk.linkedin.com/in/paigehornabrookopm/>Click Here</a> | Twitter: <a href=https://twitter.com/PaigeHornabrook>Click Here</a> | QA & Localisation LinkedIn Group <a href=http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Games-Industry-QA-Localisation-121756/about?trk=anet_ug_grppro>Click Here</a>

Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421
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Salary DOE
Location East Anglia
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 23/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 3301.
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