Software Developer in Test - Python, Automation, Selenium, QA

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Software Developer in Test, Python, Automation, Selenium, Agile, Scrum, QA Engineer, Test Engineer

What you'll be doing

As a member of the product development team and test team you will lead the architecture and implementation of the test automation framework that will drive end-to-end system test for the platform. You'll implement the framework in Python and automate the test of the platform at the API and User Interface level using tools like Selenium.

The team you will be joining is building a scalable cloud-based platform and web application. You'll work in Scrum teams to identify new test cases and automate those test cases. You'll get to work across the breadth of the application and stack, from the web User Interface down through the full stack to the database, Docker containers and Kubernetes running on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

You will make a real impact on the lives of thousands of people around the world with rare diseases. Our products and services have an immediate impact on a clinician's ability to accurately, confidently and rapidly diagnose patients resulting in positive therapeutic outcomes.


  • Design and implement test automation framework
  • Develop and run automated tests
  • Prepare test cases in line with new feature developments inside Scrum teams
  • Provide quality input on new features, from User Stories to completion
  • Investigate test failures
  • Investigate and verify bug fixes
  • Perform manual testing

Who you are

You are passionate about automating the test of complex, data centric web applications. You are skilled in developing test automation frameworks and thrive in a team solving complex problems. You have the drive to direct the design and development of test automation frameworks that ensure the quality of digital products. You'll be pragmatic and focused on full automated testing of software systems.


  • A good degree in a relevant subject
  • Strong test automation framework development experience
  • Excellent Python development skills
  • Demonstrable use of Selenium WebDriver with Python
  • Extensive automated testing experience with web applications
  • Able to write clear, concise test cases
  • Ability to write bug reports with supporting evidence
  • Relational database knowledge including SQL
  • Agile development knowledge

Behavioural Qualities

  • Self-starting, fast learner, able to get up to speed quickly
  • Capable of building professional relationships across multiple departments
  • Results-focused problem-solver
  • Capable of working freely and as part of a team
  • Focused on developing new ways to improve processes


  • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation, or Higher
  • Genomics/Bioinformatic knowledge

Reference: 950023031

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