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Test Automation Engineer

Location: Crawley Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Medical Communications Type: Permanent
Contact: James Giblin Job Published: 13 days ago

Test Automation Engineer



Test Automation Engineer needed for a leading Engineering organisation based in Crawley who are looking to employ an experienced Test Automation Engineer who takes pride in their work.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Test Automation Engineer will include:


  • To review system requirements and identify scenarios for automated testing.
  • To develop, maintain and execute automated test scripts.
  • To identify and document defects when performing test execution and work with the development team to resolve these.
  • To ensure that all formal test activities are properly recorded according to the company's quality system.
  • To continually develop and improve test methods, tools and techniques, including the test automation framework.
  • Support the development of the test automation strategy


  • Develop the test automation framework
  • Create automated test scripts to implement testing scenarios.
  • Review test scripts for adequacy of implementation and test coverage.
  • Test script execution.
  • Create and test problem reports

What you need to be the successful Test Automation Engineer:

In order to be the successful Test Automation Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:


  • Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Several years' working as a Software Developer in Test, or Test Automation Engineer, developing test automation scripts and frameworks using at least one standard programming or scripting language.
  • Experience of the software and test development lifecycles and the tools to support them gained working in product development teams.
  • Critical thinking with the ability to evaluate, provide constructive criticism and formulate improvement plans.
  • Quality conscious, analytical, proactive and flexible.
  • Team working across a diverse multidisciplinary team.
  • An innovative and persistent approach to problem solving.

Desirable Experience:

  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.
  • Continuous Integration systems.
  • Automating tests for application software that controls physical hardware.
  • Agile methodologies.
  • Development of systems for medical applications.
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Jenkins
  • GUI automation tools eg Squish, QTP, TestComplete, Test Architect, White.

This really is a fantastic opportunity in Crawley for a Test Automation Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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