Automation Testing- Financial Background (Contract-Dublin)


Our Client is looking for a experienced Automation Tester to start asap. 


• Devise and execute acceptance and security tests for Microservices based on API definitions
• Able to use REST API to validate API payloads, path definitions, error codes
• Document and execute high quality test plans (Test Scripts, test data) for functional areas
under review
• Create comprehensive and well defined test scripts that are traceable back to requirement
• Support in devising Quality Assurance Strategy Document
• Execution of functional and integration test scripts & negative testing
• Participate in defect triage discussions and challenge development perception of priority
• Work as part of a team, reporting to the Test Lead / Manager
• Contribute to Test Lead / Manager reporting including appropriate test metrics on planning,
defects and execution.
• Work closely with the development teams
• Escalate risks and issues to the appropriate level to enable timely mitigation
• Support Test Lead / Manager in developing project plans and track against key milestone
• Deliver project to agreed timelines
• Ensure defects are raised correctly and in a timely manner using the defect management
tool, JIRA

Skills / Experience:

• 5+ years of experience with test automation preferably in the banking sector
• Experience working on testing Microservices or APIs
• Experience with BDD and supporting systems/languages + Cucumber + Jenkins + SOAP UI +
Gherkin with a focus on automation using CI/CD
• Hands-on experience with automation framework design and development
• Architectural Patterns e.g. Microservices, Service Oriented Architecture
• Ability to quickly learn, becoming proficiently knowledgeable of client application
• Excellent communication (written & oral) and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work on own, and co-ordinate teams
• Exposure to defect/requirements management tools (JIRA)
• Ability to research and apply industry best practices to all facets of work


• A Computer Science/I.T. related Degree / Diploma
• ISTQB certification in Software Testing
Mandatory Skills required
• Junit
• Java
• RESTful APIs

Preferred Skills:
• SpringBoot / Spring Cloud
• Microservices
• Jenkins

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