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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chloe Thomas

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    14 December 2022

  • Start date:


Software Tester

Bristol - Hybrid Working - Senior level - API Automation Tester

Yolk Technology Recruitment has partnered with an exciting software organisation who help connect drivers of electric vehicles with EV charging points. They are looking to grow their application and are hiring a API Automation Tester to join their team. My client is working in a dynamic and innovative space, you will have the chance to contribute to a more sustainable future.

Key Responsibilities

Establishing an API testing process and framework for automated integration tests of our internal and B2B microservice

  • Investigating and reporting bugs
  • Be the first of our API testers and be able to lead a team in the future as they expand

Essential Skills

  • Experience with curl, Postman, Insomnia or Similar API request programs
  • Experience in moving from manual to automated API testing
  • Understanding OpenAPI specifications e.g. Swagger
  • Ability to work closely with a DevOps team to create CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with load/performance testing
  • Technical understanding of APIs and how to use them
  • Excellent written verbal communication skills

Preferential Skills

  • ISTQB accredited (or equivalent)
  • Experience working in an agile development environment such as Scrum
  • Ability to build maintain CI/CD Pipelines
  • Experience with databases and SQL
  • Familiar with setting up mock systems using seeders, or strategies to make them unnecessary
  • Experience with testing the security of an API

JWT/bearer tokens

OAuth flows

User data security (GDPR)

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary package
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Pension and benefits scheme
  • Flexible working options available
  • Professional training and mentoring to extend your skills