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Senior Automation QA Engineer

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Recruiter: IHS Markit
Listed on: 12th October 2020
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Senior Automation QA Engineer
Position summary




IHS Markit is seeking experienced testing professionals to join its EDM team. This position is a hands-on test build /execution role. It is a highly technical position and will require strong knowledge of automation and more specifically testing of microservices based architectures. We are looking for individuals that can lead, provide thought leadership, work in an agile manner and are passionate about technology.

As a member of the core engineering team who should be able to define the next level of automation.
Proven experience in designing and implementing automation test frameworks especially for a microservice based architecture.
Experience in testing multi-tenant systems will be a plus
Experience in testing container-based systems will be a plus
Strong Experience in Test Automation Tool / Frameworks for example: Protractor / SPECFLOW
Strong Experience in Docker, Ansible or Puppet
Practical experience with Service Layer Testing including but not limited to Rest APIs, XML, JAXB, JSON in creating a layered system.
Excellent programming skills.

Roles and Responsibilities
Technical

Design and Implement state-of-the-art Automation Framework (from scratch) for a microservices based Architecture using Specflow BDD framework
Experienced in .Net based Automation framework using C#
Build a framework for Contract Testing using tools like PACT / DREDD or equivalent
Create overall Automation approach / Schedule and provide effort estimations for the microservices based Automation framework
Implement the above frameworks in CI/CD environments / nightly runs in TeamCity/ GITLAB or Equivalent
Must be Proficient in Selenium / Protractor or equivalent
Strong Knowledge of Java Script framework such as NodeJS, Angular JS and Type Script
Must have experience in implementing automation solutions within an Agile development lifecycle.
Knowledge and experience of financial markets
Demonstrated ability to work in a globally distributed software development team.

Education and experience

A graduate / post graduate
Fluent in English, spoken and written
Solid technical background in implementing object-oriented systems 

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