Software Developer in Test/ SDET (Java)

Location: Central London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 04-06-2015
QAWorks are one of the fastest growing technical test consultancies in the UK, leading the field in BDD and test automation services. We’re also one of the longest running which means we know a thing or two about how testing should be done. Being specialists in all things testing means we’re adaptable and quick to embrace change and new technologies. Our testing services are highly sought after by household names in media, oil & gas, and finance (among others). Why? We've assembled the best talent in the industry and trained them in the QAWorks way to make us the go to business for agile and BDD.
 
Our values define who we are and the way we do business. We believe in hiring people who are passionate about pushing boundaries to make the impossible possible. Our biggest asset is our people. People who don’t settle for second best and people who work and win in teams to deliver the best solutions for our clients. Everyone at QAWorks is encouraged to do things differently, to believe in themselves and each other, and to make bold decisions - even if it means being wrong some of the time. We’re a close knit family of friendly professionals who enjoy what we do every day. If you share our same passion, together, we can rewrite the rules of software testing. Join us on our journey!

 
About the role:
  • Test Automation and setting up frameworks on multiple application types and platforms: Web, Mobile, Desktop, Services
  • Coding automated test scripts, in accordance with industry-standard best-practice
  • Contributing to the planning, design and implementation of test automation frameworks using best-practice techniques and principles
  • Business facing/ working closely with the project team
 
About you (ideally)
  • Extensive experience of BDD and TDD Methodologies
  • Strong Agile testing skills
  • Degree Qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of creating test scenarios and acceptance tests against user stories 
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
 
Technical Skills (ideally)
  • Strong technical skills with Java
  • Solid API and Web Services testing skills (REST, WebAPI)
  • Exposure to Cucumber JVM / Cucumber / Gherkin tools for Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)
  • Solid experience of implementing Automation Testing
  • Experience of JUnit test development
  • Understanding of Object-Oriented (OO) Design
  • Familiar with databases and knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience with distributed source control (Git/Stash)
  • Experience using JSON/XML objects
 
Desirable
  • MVC pattern
  • Continuous Integration (Team City, Jenkins or other)
  • PowerShell scripting
 
About QAWorks:
Who are we and what do we offer the world that’s different? We’re glad you asked. We’re passionate about delivering testing services that stand the test of time. Testing that’s robust and unbreakable and that will adapt to meet the changes our clients will face in the future. We’re game changers and we won’t stop until everyone knows about us and how great we are at what we do. We test everything you can think of across all platforms using only the best open source technologies. Our unique approach is in how we deliver. QAWorks are agile and BDD evangelists. We live and breathe the stuff and our customers love every little bit of it. How they engage with us is up to them, the QAWorks team can work both on-site or within our UK based Test Lab.

Our unique approach to testing has inspired us to put together something special for the people who work for us. QAWorkers benefit from a comprehensive health and wellness plan that rewards you for everyday healthy choices. Build up enough points each week and you can earn free coffee and cinema tickets and up to 40% off Eurostar and flights within Europe. On top of all of this we operate a retail discounts platform which lets our employees save on the things they buy every day. Our top priority is to attract, grow and maintain our talent. If they’re happy then we are too!
 
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