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Developer in Test/Senior Automation Test Engineer

  • Location

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Technology & Change

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Faye Wyard

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 9148499

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Liquid error: internal

This software house in central Manchester is looking for an experienced Developer in Test/ a Senior Automation Test Engineer. This company’s product is their biggest pull as it is utilising state of the art technologies to create a solution to a real world social problem – you will be working on a product that is genuinely helping. The other draw of the company is their absolute commitment to fully embedding the latest technologies into their work, and fully training their staff to be best place to operate these new software.

The role would entail you coming into the business to align their testing system, champion good coding practices and bring the latest methods and practices of the testing market to the company. The technical aspect of the role would require you to create and manage data, stubs and hardness, troubleshoot problems and refresh the Test Strategy. The more managerial section of your role would see you bringing all departments and squads in line and mentoring juniors on how to design and implement the highest quality of code. In this role they will want you to be the guardian angel of order, so have left it to your capable hands to ensure all of the testing timescales are hit and done on schedule.

What technology will I use?

-          You must have experience building and testing Platform / Web / Mobile applications at scale.

-          The programming language of choice here is C#, put it is key that you have extensive experience developing high quality code in one language.

-          Unit and integration testing.

-          Experience using Git, or another distributed source control.

-          You must have the ability to build and improve automated test frameworks.

-          Using automated tests within a Continuous Integration


What managerial skills do I need most?

-          Willingness to coach and mentor junior.

-          Working in an agile environment.

They are looking for someone who has both the years of experience in the automated testing world, who also has the tenacity to breathe a breath of fresh air into their established testing systems.

They are offering a basic salary circa £50k with a generous package.

If this role seems like something that would spark your interest please apply through the portal or email your CV straight through to my email address:

I hope to hear from you soon!

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