Automation Test Engineer – Automated Testing - Software

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P4678
  • Date Posted: 28 February 2019
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Highly Competitive + Benefits
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Software Automation Test Engineer with experience delivering quality automated solutions with multiple tools is required by a successful Global Consulting Firm based in Reading, Berkshire.

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Software Automation Test Engineer with experience delivering quality automated solutions with multiple tools such as Selenium, RFT, MS Coded UI, Ranorex, Tosca, UFT/QTP etc.

Our client is a successful Global Consulting firm who embrace change in order to continually improve and drive quality for their global client base.  Due to continued growth they are looking to expand their Automation team, with highly skilled experts with multiple tool skillsets such as Selenium, RFT, MS Coded UI and Tosca etc.  If you are seeking an opportunity as a Software Automation Test Engineer to showcase your technical abilities, demonstrate leadership and provide a first-class service to multiple clients, then this global consultancy firm would like to hear from you.

In addition, this role offers the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally, through working within a structured training and development environment and by the experience afforded by the variety of different client projects. Our client ensures you will have access to the latest tools and processes that the market will require.

Please note that travel throughout the UK with overnight stays is required in this role.

This fantastic role will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your proven leadership capabilities and your passion for delivering quality test automation solutions.

Leading successful teams from concept to solution, you will create or assist in the creation of a test strategy; provide estimates of required resources and identify the appropriate resourcing for all test phases. Your hands-on technical skills will enable you to lead by example and also identify and solve technical challenges with implementation and application of tools within a small team.


SALARY: Highly Competitive + Benefits (Pension, Healthcare, Company Discounts, Training and Development, Staff Parties and Events and 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays)

LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire     

JOB TYPE: Permanent (All Applicants MUST HAVE full working rights for the UK)


As the Software Automation Test Engineer, you will have:

  • Proven experience delivering quality test automation solutions with multiple tools such as Selenium, RFT, MS Coded UI, Ranorex, Tosca, UFT/QTP etc.
  • BDD with tools such as Cucumber, JBehave and RSpec.
  • A proven track record in leading successful teams
  • A solid understanding of OOP development practices with Java, C# or similar.
  • A good understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems and implement innovative solutions.
  • Excellent relationship building and communication skills.


Desirable Skills – all levels across Automation

  • Web Service and API testing
  • Ability to source control your test assets
  • Mobile Testing
  • Practical SQL and database experience
  • Exposure to Agile practices, Continuous Integration tools & DevOps


Our client’s ability to adapt and respond makes their business a market leader, a Company to be proud of and a business recognised by the Gartner Magic Quadrant.

At the heart of their business is their experts within practice disciplines including Agile, Performance, Security, Automation, DevOps, Functional & Non-Functional Testing.

So, discover an environment with the opportunity to work alongside the best in the industry, that is committed to career development and best practices and has the culture of thought leadership. Enjoying a rewarding career within a rapidly growing organisation where your vision and expertise can shape the businesses future.

The Company offers all employees a highly competitive remuneration package, staff parties and events, a wide range of employee benefits including pension, healthcare, company discounts, training and development and 25 days’ holiday.

Apply today……  


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

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