Jacobs Test Automation Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Our Test Automation Engineers will join the newly established Test Chapter and a cross functional squad delivering data intensive applications to the business. You are an expert who will be key to our testing approaches; both in test strategy, automated test, and hands on testing.
You will help lead our technical excellence, continuously striving to drive best practice and embody digital cultures such as Agile and Lean Start-up.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Developer, Data Analytic, Sales and Operations teams, gaining good knowledge and experience across several different skills.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
You will have experience working with software developers to integrate automated testing techniques and an in-depth knowledge of Azure DevOps or similar tools, including Test, Boards and Pipelines.
You are proficient at manual testing and automated testing using Selenium (in particular Webdriver) and other automation tools.
We’d like to see extensive experience of testing web-based applications, APIs and Databases and a familiarity with Microsoft web stack (ASP.NET / C# / JQuery / Bootstrap / ReactJS).
ISTQB foundation level certified (or greater) is essential.
Jacobs offer a hybrid approach to work location, which combines working from home and time in the office with your team.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion, and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business, and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, VetNet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)
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