Job Description

£6000 - £9000/month

Automation Tester - Java / Appium - Mobile Apps

Automation Tester – Java / Appium - Mobile Apps - 35,000 - 45,000
Long term contract
DubaiAn opportunity for a Contract Automation Engineer has arisen to work for a prestigious organisation based in Dubai. The role will be working alongside an expanding development team, focusing on Automating the development and Test of Mobile Apps / Web. You will be part of an agile SCRUM team delivering enhancements frequently to production. Your primary responsibility as a tester will be to design and execute test cases and identify defects.Responsibilities
- Develop, maintain and execute high quality automation tests to ensure sufficient test coverage for iOS and Android applications
- Implementing acceptance tests using Appium & Java
- Participate in automation script code reviews
- Working continuously with the development and test engineering teams to automate testing
- Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test automation solutions
- Develop and monitor test metrics and provide timely communication to key stakeholders on a regular basisKey Skills/ Experience
- Good Java skills
- Experience developing and working with command line tools
- Experience of building test automation frameworks and environments from scratch using Java
- Experience with tools such maven or gradle.
- Experience in test automation for iOS and Android Apps
- Experience of running tests on real devices with different device/OS combinations
- Strong knowledge of automation framework concepts and automation best practices
- Experience with using and setting up Continuous Integration jobs e.g. Jenkins
- Great engineering practices with a focus on TDD and BDD principles and a strong focus on non-functional requirements at the beginning rather than an afterthought
- Working with XML and JSON for content/data feeds and REST for consuming API
- Version control systems e.g. Git
- Strong experience working in a Continuous Testing / DevOps environment
- Ability to work without direct supervision while contributing to the success of the team
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated high standard of coding practices including good design documentation and peer code-reviews
- Strong problem-solving skills; the ability to analyse automation testing problems and develop actionable and appropriate tactical plans quicklyWe are keen to build strong relationships with IT consultants based on providing a transparent and supportive service. Now in our 18th year we pay promptly and are a stable contracting partner in good financial health. Deerfoot IT: Est. 1997. REC member. ISO certified. *Each time we send a CV to a recruiting client we donate £1 to The Born Free Foundation (charity no. 1070906). We never send your CV without your email authorisation