Junior Automation / SDET

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Louth
  • Category: Automated, QA/Software Testing
  • Salary: Negotiable

Junior Automation / SDET

My Client possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of Software Quality Testing. They are currently seeking an SDET to drive quality and non-functional testing across the technology organisation.

Responsibilities of the Junior Automation / SDET Role:

  • Is a member of the non-functional test team performing and assisting with automation/load & performance testing.
  • Developing back-end (API, Service) and front end (Web UI) automation using automated tools.
  • Build out automation frameworks to help integrate automated tests seamlessly into the current Development process and earlier in the SDLC
  • Contribute to automated test suites based on acceptance criteria, maintain tests; track outcomes, and monitor for inconsistent results.
  • On-going automation of manual tests and subsequent integration into automated regression test suites.
  • Provides support for the production readiness evaluation process which includes developing automated Post Deployment Testing.
  • Participates in the post implementation reviews. Makes improvement suggestions and implements lessons learned.

Required Skills and Experience for the Junior Automation / SDET Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline OR typically 1 to 2 years’ experience in QC or Development role
  • Good understanding of QC processes and the Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC)
  • Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Knowledge of SQL Databases
  • Knowledge of Event and HTTP Architectures
  • Experience working with REST API
  • Knowledge of API/UI performance testing tools; load runner cloud, jmeter, gatling, locust, any other related tool.
  • Understanding of the inverse pyramid of automation (Unit, Integration/Mid-Level and Acceptance Tests)
  • Must be able to work directly with the scrum teams to determine the health of a feature and clearly communicate the health to others.
  • Good oral and written communications, an ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.

Desired Skills for the Junior Automation / SDET Role:

  • Formal training in SQA methods e.g. ISTQB training
  • Is proficient in the use of some of the supported Automation Tool suites
  • Agile and DevOps experience including CI/CD


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If you are interested in learning more about this role and happy to be represented by Solas IT please email me with your CV john.egan@solasit.ie. Alternatively please call me on 00 353 1 2449516

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John Egan

John Egan

With a keen interest in client relations, recruitment is the career for me. My role is to build and maintain client/candidate relations while sourcing and placing top talent throughout ireland. I enjoy working with candidates from various backgrounds including .Net, Java and QA. Coming from a sporting background I enjoy the competiveness of the IT Recruitment industry and the challenges involved.





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