Test Automation Developer

Job Title: Test Automation Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Brussels
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: 68084-ITBEL-SED
Contact Name: Sebastien Guerard
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2016 15:01

Job Description

To support the launch of a new API product line, our client is looking for a test automation developer.

Assignment description:

The test automation developer will join the company's 'incubation team' which is in essence a start-up company within the company. The test automation developer will be responsible and accountable for the quality of the products we deliver and will be setting-up all the testing activities, tools and processes.
In doing so, much attention will need to be given to test automation.
The role of test automation developer is to effectively set-up and manage all testing activities. Testing will be focused on load and functional testing of API's.

The test automation developer is responsible for:

*Ensuring the quality of the API's when they hit the market
*Selecting and setting-up appropriate templates, processes … (everything that can help preparation test scenario, test data, test execution, test result verification)
*Selecting and setting up a full test-automation-flow
*Creating end-to-end test scenario's
*Scripting or configuring test scenarios in the test-automation setup
*Identifying and resolving test project issues
*Obtaining decisions on the acceptance of the deliverables
*Communicating the test project status (detailed and measurable) to the team members, to the business and to management
*Managing the relationship with the project's stakeholders

Experience & skills: Test Manager & Tester role
Hard skills:

* Experienced in using/creating test automation tools
* Knowledge of Java is a must
* Knowledge of Cucumber/Gherkin
* Experienced in API testing
* Knowledge of Maven
* Experience with linux/unix
* Experience in scripting (bash, python, …)
* Experience with http is a must
* Experience with ssh is nice to have
* Experience in Agile/Scrum based methodology
* >1 year of experience in test automation and >2 years of experience in testing
* Having telecom knowledge is an advantage
* Fluent English is a must, both oral and written. French and Dutch are an advantage

Soft skills:

* We expect the test automation developer to be a team player in an international and very agile team, being able to effectively communicate in different ways, being it written or oral.
* Can-do attitude - Makes things work - takes initiative
* Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
* Keen focus on customer satisfaction
* Structured and organized
* Attention to detail
* Excellent communication & presentation skills

Location: Brussels