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Automation Tester – Cypress

Techmodal are a rapidly growing Applied Data Science and Technology business based in Bristol, UK. In 2020 we were acquired by BAE Systems, giving us access to a whole range of other exciting opportunities, while retaining our own identity. These are really exciting times for us and it’s a great time to join the team.

As one of the leading providers of data driven decision support within the Defence, Commercial and Public Sectors we offer specialist skills across supply chain, finance and personnel. We have grown over 30% each year for the last five years and our team of 200+ is still growing.

Our people are the lifeblood of our business which is why we put so much energy into making sure every single person has the opportunity to tailor their career and succeed in the way they want to. Whilst we have a big business mentality, we have successfully maintained our small business culture, which means you’ll join a close-knit team of like-minded people to help support and progress you through your career with us.

Role outline:

The successful candidate will join an established team of software developers and manual testers, producing software products for Defence customers.  They will be responsible for establishing an automated functional and end-to-end testing processes, building on the automated unit tests that have already been developed.  Support will be given through mentoring, training and regular reviews.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with great problem solving skills and an eye for detail.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with our React development team in an Agile environment
  • Shaping our test automation processes, establishing an end-to-end testing framework using Cypress
  • Helping to upskill colleagues
  • Collaborating with developers, users and system analysts to produce use cases and user stories to demonstrate system requirements
  • Creating, maintaining and running test scripts
  • Analysing and creating test data
  • Building productive relationships with clients and other members of the Techmodal team
  • Developing a detailed knowledge of our software solutions and a base understanding of the Defence industry

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have strong experience (2+ years) of automated testing frameworks, including Cypress, in a complex software development environment
  • Have a desire to shape automated testing processes and approaches in line with industry good practice
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and a drive to ensure high standards of delivery
  • Display an interest in upskilling and mentoring others
  • Have good numeric skills
  • Have strong manual testing ability
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to work alone and as part of an Agile team
  • Be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication
  • Be enthusiastic, self-motivated with a willingness to learn quickly

Experience with some of the below would be desirable:

  • Jest
  • Working with CI/CD pipelines (Gitlab/Jenkins)
  • Managing applications on cloud infrastructure (ideally AWS)
  • Selenium Web driver

Hybrid working and Travel.

We offer a flexible approach to working in the office, working remotely and from client sites, whilst we try to minimise travel whenever possible, our consultants do sometimes travel to various client sites across the UK at the clients request.

Rewards

We have a shared work ethic to go above and beyond for our customers, but we also like to have fun and reward hard work. With our teams currently working remotely, we are doing everything we can to ensure staff wellbeing and to keep up our regular staff socials virtually. 

Our selection of lifestyle benefits and perks are regularly reviewed to ensure that there is something to suit everyone:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Contributory Pension
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Additional day off for your Birthday
  • Opportunity to purchase up to 5 days additional days Annual leave
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance paying 4 x salary
  • Option to join the BAE Share Incentive Plan
  • Generous sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption & Shared Parental Leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular staff socials
  • Free daily fruit in the office

Disclosure:

Please note that due to the nature of our work, we require all candidates to be eligible to successfully complete National Security Vetting. If you have any questions, please email recruitment on recruitment@techmodal.com. No agencies please.

About techmodal

Techmodal are a rapidly growing Applied Data Science and Technology business based in Bristol, UK. In 2020 we were acquired by BAE Systems, giving us access to a whole range of other exciting opportunities, while retaining our own identity. These are really exciting times for us and it’s a great time to join the team.

As one of the leading providers of data driven decision support within the Defence, Commercial and Public Sectors we offer specialist skills across supply chain, finance and personnel. We have grown over 30% each year for the last five years and our team of 170+ is still growing.

Our people are the lifeblood of our business which is why we put so much energy into making sure every single person has the opportunity to tailor their career and succeed in the way they want to. Whilst we have a big business mentality we have successfully maintained our small business culture, which means you’ll join a close-knit team of like-minded people to help support and progress you through your career with us.

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Competitive Salary

Private Healthcare

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