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Automated Test Engineer

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ROLE TITLE: Automated Test Engineer

LOCATION: York, with regular trips to other sites


My client is looking for an automated test engineer to join their team in Derby. They are looking for someone to be responsible for designing and executing the testing of software products and solutions. This role is varied, and will give you the chance to work in a dynamic ISO 9001 accredited environment. The position involves supporting the engineering team and the testing of the systems through the full development lifecycle.

In this role you will be expected to define the test plan and where necessary strategy, test environment, scenarios, scripts and data required, along with executing and reporting on findings to ensure the high-quality standards set, continue to be maintained.


Lead the automated testing of products and solutions.
Devise, setup/maintain appropriate both manual and automated test environments.
Requirement's analysis and defining of test criteria
Define and document the test plans
Create and execute test cases
Defect tracking and management
Testing quality reporting
Ensure all required safety systems are complied with
Consistently communicate risks and issues to the appropriate party
Continuous improvement of strategies, tooling and practices
Any other ad hoc duties as and when required

Essential Experience/Skills:

At least 1 year's practical experience within a software development environment
Knowledge/experience of working with automation in testing
Experience in using Ranorex
Experience of Functional/Non-Functional Testing
Firm understanding of the software development life cycle
Diagnostic and problem-solving aptitude
Attention to detail
Takes responsibility for quality
Good communication skills
Ability to work independently and within a team
Strong technical writing skills

Desirable Experience:

ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing
Practical experience within a software test environment
Knowledge of test management procedure and tools (e.g. qTest)
Experience in using defect tracking tools (e.g. Jira)
Some software development/scripting skills an advantage (e.g. C++, C#, Python)

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Modis International Ltd and/ or Modis Europe Ltd. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement which explains how we will use your information is available on the Modis website

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