Automation Tester - Security Cleared

Location: Hampshire, England Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Gautam Raval

Automation Tester / Security Cleared

My client is a global testing consultancy who are looking to recruit an Automation Tester with current Security Clearance to work on a 3 month rolling contract based in the Hampshire area.

As an Automation Tester with current Security Clearance you will be responsible for:

Automation Tester Project Overview

  • Project is to re-platform 6 integrated applications (relatively simple / well understood / lower risk) and migrate the underlying data (complex / higher risk) from Windows 2003 to 2017
  • Project is broadly Waterfall with a series of migration cycles followed by SIT, FAT / UAT, performance and operability testing
  • Project team comprises 15 mostly architects and developers at present
  • Initial task is to create a test strategy and plan that aims to shift quality to the left where possible
    • Maturity of existing testing collateral across the existing applications is unknown
    • Will likely require high level of functional automated regression testing

Automation Tester Essential skills:

  • Must also hold current SC clearance
  • Create and implement test strategies that adopt the appropriate blend of
    • Waterfall and Agile
    • Scripted, exploratory, automated and other tool based testing
    • Test design techniques
    • BDD/TDD, CI
  • Write and execute optimal tests across environment smoke, data migration, SIT, FAT / UAT, performance and operability testing
  • Set up and maintain ALM, TFS and Load Runner and associated processes to support these test phases
  • Create and maintain automation frameworks and associated tests via VB Scripts / UFT, Selenium Java / F#/ Canopy
  • Create and execute test schedules including coordination with external teams
  • Define, implement and manage a defect management process across multiple teams
  • Create qualitative and quantitative test and defect reports
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • ISEB/ISTQB certification

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