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Test Automation Engineer

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by IT Alliance Ltd

Dublin, Dublin Ireland
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Daily Salary

Test Automation Engineer

6 Month Contract, (strong renewal potential)

Day Rate: Negotiable

Dublin 1

The candidate will need to be an excellent Software Engineer, with particular strengths in relation to automation in a continuous delivery environment.


Hands on experience of working with MDM Tools

Excellent database testing experience in the areas of functional, load, capacity and performance, & vulnerability testing.

Ability to produce a suite of Unit and Integration Tests for Java 8 & C# applications.

Be able to demonstrate experience of testing NTier Architectures in relation to cloud and on premise applications

Have good knowledge of troubleshooting issues with Firewalls and Proxy Servers. They should have good excellent knowledge communication protocols & networking in relation to application development, deployment and hosting

Demonstrate experience of working in a test driven environment with continuous integration pipelines managing the orchestration of feature and regression test packaging & execution.

Demonstrate hands on experience of testing code quality & metric production & the implementation of quality gates


Database - MDM Tooling, Hands on experience of database script management using Redgate, Datical, MS SQL Server or other Relational Database

Networking & Communication Protocols - DNS, TCPIP, UDP, HTTP HTTPS, SSL, FTP, SCP, SOAP & REST

Languages Java 8, MS SQL, C#, Powershell & Bash

Testing Frameworks &Tooling, BDD, Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, NUnit, JQuery, Selenium

Other OAuth, SAML, SMTP, MAPI, TFS Git, Jenkins pipeline, Mockito Maven, ANT, Gradle, MsBuild, Monitoring using Tivoli/Datadog

  • Experience of using mock frameworks in relation to data provisioning
  • Test Driven software development experience is a must
  • Excellent c# and nUnit & BDD skills required
  • Experience of working within an Agile Team, using an automated SDLC is a must
  • Experience of testing cloud based applications is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work to tight deadlines are a must


The candidate needs to be a self- starter and implement best of breed testing solutions within the boundaries of the integration patterns, architectural principles and guidelines provided. They must be a team player and provide guidance, training and assistance to other members of the test team.

Reference: 599954804

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