Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester in Glasgow

Location: Glasgow

Salary: Hidden

Recruiter: Ofgem

Date Advertised: 2021-11-26

About the jobSummaryOfgem works on behalf of energy consumers to ensure that every household and business in the UK can rely on a safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy supply. We are playing a vital part in accelerating the transition to Net Zero and a carbon neutral energy system - a goal that everyone wants to achieve. Whatever your role, you’ll be playing your part in creating new energy solutions that are great for customers, and for the environment.Our Delivery & Schemes Directorate is our delivery arm and manages a number of high-profile environmental programmes. It’s a dynamic place to work, and you can expect to be involved in ground-breaking work. Our flexible working career opportunities are incredibly varied, so we are committed to recruiting talented people from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds – bringing different experiences to our work. This is a brand-new role in our organisation – working on the recently announced Boiler Upgrade Scheme that will provide government funding for homeowners who want to change their traditional boilers for more environmentally friendly methods, such as heat pumps. We’re developing a digital platform for applications and payments related to the scheme, which will be an essential tool in the successful launch and management of the scheme. You’ll be part of a friendly and collaborative team that works with Agile development & QA methodologies to plan and write automated tests, using BDD (Behaviour Driven Development). You ‘ll become the team’s subject matter expert in the configuration, maintenance, and/or administration of testing tools or environments. It’s important that you can demonstrate a good track record of working in collaboration as part of multi-disciplinary teams. As well as a strong understanding of Agile (Scrum, Kanban) development & QA methodologies you should also be experienced in using SQL to interrogate databases and assisting with fault diagnosis in a relevant setting. As well as good knowledge of writing automation tests, utilising Specflow, and Selenium in .NET, you should have undertaken functional testing at various levels, such as:•Integration Testing•Smoke Testing•User Acceptance Testing•Interface Testing / Usability Testing•System Testing•API Testing•Regression Testing Ofgem is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of open and fair competition, merit and business need.Job descriptionTo support the Technical Team Leader, and the wider team testing and assuring the deliveries of digital solutions and services that support Ofgem in its regulatory duties in an agile manner. Apply technology to achieve efficient and effective business outcome with a view to continuous improvement.Responsibilities•Working with project managers, technical leads and subject matter experts to plan and execute manual tests.•Plan and write automated tests•Define and Execute acceptance test with business analyst’s/business areas using BDD (Behaviour Driven Development)•Work within in Agile Scrum teams, and prioritise own work•Serving as the subject matter expert in the configuration, maintenance, and/or administration of testing tools or environments. •Developing automation tests to a good coverage and standard. •Responsible for quality assurance within Testing environments, tools and pipelinesBehaviours We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process: Changing and ImprovingMaking Effective DecisionsWorking TogetherManaging a Quality ServiceTechnical skills We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process: Please see Candidate Pack for details.BenefitsOfgem can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes; up to 30 days annual leave. Excellent training and development opportunities. The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements which include a valuable range of benefits. Flexible working hours and family friendly policies. Restaurant and subsidise gym (London only). Interest free season ticket loan.Things you need to knowSecuritySuccessful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.
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