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SC cleared Automation Test Engineer - Python

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 16th December 2021
Location: Croydon
Salary/Rate: £450 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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SC cleared Automation Test Engineer
Croydon / Remote
ASAP start
Outside IR35
£450-£500 per day
6 months +

We are currently looking for an SC cleared automation test engineer to join us on a contract basis.

*The automated testing framework is built using Pytest-BDD - a subset of the Gherkin language to enable automating project requirements testing and to facilitate behaviour driven development
*The existing tests verify the E2E process of extracting useful information to the end-users
*The tests are part of continuous integration process i.e. E2E tests are triggered (on drone using CircleCI) whenever changes are made to the application code.
*Data is stored in S3 buckets ; MinIO is used as S3 mock-up
*Exploratory / Manual testing sessions are conducted to verify the data visualisation on Kibana
*System tests build status is integrated into Slack
*Future work would be testing the application on different environments
*Testing the application when integrated with other government departments.
*Enhancing the framework to increase the test coverage


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.