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Automation Quality Engineer

  • Ligentia
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • Technology

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Automation Quality Engineer to join our agile team.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in automation testing, a proven track record of leading and implementing best agile practices, and the ability to challenge and improve existing processes. This role requires an automation-first approach and a willingness to learn and adapt.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full ownership of day-to-day creation of automated test scripts using Playwright.
  • Maintenance of existing automated test cases.
  • Working closely with Quality Engineers to define scope of automated tests.
  • Successful candidate will have automation first mindset.
  • Capturing and highlighting risks and issues found during software development cycle.
  • Reporting not only testing outcomes but also quality of the task to ensure that we deliver the right solution to our customers.
  • Creating and maintaining testing documentation.
  • Engagement in wider company community, to improve the way we work across the organisation.
  • Contributing to build shared understanding across the team: asking questions to test ideas and assumptions, understand and plan for testing attributes like performance, reliability and security; and learning from product usage.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Anticipate holding at least 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Strong C# programming skills.
  • Playwright experience.
  • Azure DevOps.
  • Manual QA experience.

Why Ligentia? Why now?

Accelerated growth in one of the most dynamic industries you can imagine. Brilliant customers including some of the world’s leading retailers and best-known brands. A tech vision and roadmap that will turn heads for all the right reasons. And colleagues with high commitment and unrivalled knowledge, combined with low ego. A flexible work environment that is collaborative, stimulating and shares genuine feelgood for the work we do together. However you look at it, Ligentia is a great place to be right now.

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