2 x Software Developer in Test (Outside of IR35)
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit x 2 Software Developer in Tests for initial 6 month contracts with potential to extend on a rate of £500/day (Outside of IR35). These roles will be remote working for the majority, although you must be willing to come to the Glasgow office as and when required, this may include to collect equipment.

– Work as part of a small team of Software Developer in Test specialists ensuring test plans are understood, integrated, delivered and automated where possible
– Coordinate and manage test schedules
– Build and maintain testing artefacts, looking ahead for future opportunities or blockers, and ensuring decisions by teams align with the strategy
– Identify operational improvements and work to ensure a stable service that can be enhanced
– Anticipate and mitigate against project challenges or risks
– Work with and support third parties in providing testing services

Essential Skills:
– Technology knowledge – good experience of four or more of:
  1. Best Practice test approaches
  2. Test Automation in CI/CD pipelines
  3. Selenium/WebDriver test automation
  4. Java and JavaScript
  5. BDD test tooling (Gherkin/Cucumber)
  6. Proficient around Linux based environments
  7. AWS environment experience
  8. Mariadb/Oracle/Mysql experience
– Capable of making and guiding effective decisions, explaining clearly how the decision has been reached.
– Able to make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity and recommend decisions as risk and complexity increase.
– Take ownership of problems and proactively resolves technical problems, ensuring that technical solutions continue to meet business requirements
– Translate technical concepts between infrastructure, delivery management and service management so they are understood by all
– Able to speak on behalf of technical and service management teams and facilitate the relationships with indirect stakeholders
– Able to share knowledge and mentor (potentially non-technical) colleagues
Desirable Skills:
– Understands technical governance and is able to participate in or deliver the assurance of a service
– Technology knowledge – good experience of one or more of:
  1. Infrastructure testing tooling (Kubernetes, Terraform)
  2. Automating OAT (for Web applications and RESTful APIs)
  3. Automating Acceptance Testing (for Web applications)
  4. Automating Regression Testing (for Web applications)
If you would like to hear more about these opportunities please get in touch.

Job Overview

2 x Software Developer in Test (Outside of IR35)
Govan, Glasgow City, Scotland, Scotland
£450 - £500 per day -

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