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Automation Test Engineer

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £0 - £39906 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Briggs

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02920 220078

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 June 2022

  • Start date:


Automation Tester
The Opportunity
Yolk Recruitment Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team has partnered with a large public sector organisation to recruit an Automation Tester to join an organisation which depends on its IT services to operate and innovate effectively.
With the organisation committed to embracing cloud technologies and creating an IT department of the future, they will invest time and effort to support you to developer your career, making this an exciting and challenging position.
They are offering a salary of around £40,00 with an employer pension contribution of 27.1% and a strong focus on learning and development opportunities. They offer predominantly remote working with just once every 6 months visit to the office. Their offices are based in Newport.
What the Automation Tester will be doing
The ideal candidate will be working on the main project for the organisation, including performance testing, API testing, and front-end testing.
  • Identify and manage problems, incidents, risks, and issues
  • Build automated tests to support our continuous deployment environments using the technology of choice
  • Responsible for test case design and execution of manual test cases
  • Contribute to the design, coding, testing, and documentation of small scale to large, complex or mission critical programs
  • Implement toolkits and APIs for purposes such as integration, performance optimisation, security, and scalability
What the successful Automation Tester will bring to the team
  • Previous automation testing experience
  • Enterprise experience
  • Excellent understanding of a mainstream automation testing framework such as
  • Serenity
  • Experience in web services, REST
  • Experienced with modern delivery models such as Scrum and Agile
Here’s What You’ll Get in Return
The successful Automation Tester will be rewarded with:
  • Salary of around £40,000
  • Employer pension contribution of 27.1%
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Predominantly remote working
  • Work-life balance
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunities for secondments, both internal and external
Please note you must pass a disclosure and barring security check, as well as consistently lived in the UK for a minimum of 5 years.
Think this one’s for you
If you think this Automation Tester opportunity is for you then apply online or call Alice Briggs to discuss the role in confidence on 07458 142860.
Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.