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cloudthing about 1 month ago

Test Engineer (Hybrid Manual/Automation)

Salary: competitive depending upon experience

Where the job is based: (home-based, working with Kerv Digital office/customer site visits as required) UK HQ, Seven House, 18 High Street, Longbridge, B31 2UQ

Who we are:

Kerv Digital (previously known as cloudThing) solve complicated problems with great digital experiences. We combine Power Platform, DevSecOps, Data Science and Software Engineering to achieve measurable business outcomes for our clients. Headquartered in Birmingham and part of Kerv, we are part of a £50m revenue global organisation, with over 450 employees, working with over 800 sector-leading clients, with offices in London, Birmingham, and Bangalore.

Kerv is an ethically led organisation, and we are proud of our values. Our mission to Build Future and make a positive difference in society helps guide us to choose to work primarily with Nonprofit and Public Sector organisations. We encourage all our developers and designers to embrace the latest technologies, frameworks, and cloud deployment platforms to help our clients achieve more. We relish the difficult problems and integration challenges and guarantee our developers are never bored.

We are proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work by independent assessors in both the UK and India. We can offer you an inclusive, collaborative atmosphere to develop your skills as part of a global multi-discipline development team with opportunities to be mentored by forward-thinking architects.

Join us today to work closely with household name clients, build your technical prowess, and make new friends along the way.

Primary purpose of role: Ensuring quality of functionally rich applications that delight customers

Required Experience: 

  • Ideally 2 to 4 years of experience
  • Performing planning of test activities for the assigned area of the project(s), develop test plans, test scenarios and test cases
  • Ensure effective quality control during development
  • Work with developers during execution stages of the project to resolve quickly and effectively the issues found
  • Ensure strict correspondence between solutions developed in the team and customer’s requirements
  • Automation Framework Design and Implementation
  • Creation of robust Automation Test Plans
  • Analysis of functional and non-functional use cases, and identification of automation candidates
  • Design, develop and maintain automated scripts, adhering to best practise
  • Creation of clear, meaningful Test Result Reports
  • Being highly delivery focused and engaging effectively with all types of team members to drive projects forwards
  • Other tasks as reasonably requested

 

Skills:

Candidates are expected to have all of the following skills;

·         Strong knowledge of testing theory and understanding of software verification

·         Ability to drive testing processes starting from planning phase to test execution, bug fixing and support

·         Knowledge of bug-tracking tools

·         Excellent communicator, capable of engaging at all levels with customers

·         Automation experience using Selenium or similar

·         Create and maintain coding standards for automation, pushing the framework forward and maintaining it over time

·         Ability to develop automated functional tests, which exercise the UI, API and DB layers.

·         Test Planning and estimation

 

Candidates are expected to have some of the following skills;

·         Ability to contribute to the Automation Test Strategy, and Tooling Strategy

·         Automation of non-functional tests, including load and security testing.

·         Excellent technical investigation skills

·         Database knowledge like MS SQL

·         Knowledge of Business Process modelling tools

·         Remote work environment experience

 

We’re also looking for people that fit how we work, which is something like; 

  • happiest working under their own direction, but fully supported when needed 
  • an obvious attention to detail, we want you to obsess about the little things!
  • ability to work effectively with remote teams in India 
  • ability to work flexibly to deliver on-time to tight timescales 

 

What we can do for you:

We’re a transparent, honest and fiercely equal employer that believes completely in providing the best possible work experience for our employee’s:  

§     Real Flexibility – we’re a family first organisation, and if the work gets done, you can work when and wherever you want. A healthy approach for most of our unicorns (that’s this team) seems to be splitting three ways between home, customer sites and the office. 

§     Awesome Environment – all of our employee’s will tell you that we foster an easy going environment, are experts at what we do and care deeply about what we work on – that’s in large part because the company was started specifically to find a way for people to take more enjoyment from their work. 

§     Interesting Work – these days most of our customers are household names and many of our projects have an important impact on the world around us. The kind of things we do regularly include working with not-for-profits to transform how they leverage technology, working with public bodies to shape digital services and working with top tier private entities to bring genuinely new and meaningful products and services to market. 

§     Great Benefits – all the usual suspects and then some. Some highlights include our choose-your-own tech approach to end-user devices, well stocked cupboards with tasty goodies (we’re a food first company too), excellent professional development support including frequent in-house training for tech. you can’t get trained on anywhere else and private healthcare. Full disclosure; some benefits can only be provided after probation.

§     Recognition & Growth – Certified as a Great Place to Work by independent assessors in both the UK and India and we’ve just entered the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, which charts the top 100 fastest growing tech. companies in the country; we know we achieved this directly through the people we choose to work with.  

Don’t take our word for it though, check out our impartial Glass Door reviews 

 

We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer and determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, inidual qualifications and work experience. 

*Please note: By submitting an application you agree to Kerv Digital’s recruitment policy*