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Senior Test Automation Engineer (Backend)

  • Engineering
  • London, England, United Kingdom

ABOUT BEAMERY

We are building a world where talent comes first. Our Talent Lifecycle Management platform powers recruiting, mobility, upskilling, diversity and workforce planning for the world’s most forward thinking companies.

We believe that where you work is much more than just a job. Millions of people are being left behind everyday in their careers, and we’re on a mission to fix this by creating equal access to meaningful work, skills and careers for all.

In June 2021 we raised a $138m Series C backed by world-class investors from some of tech’s most disruptive companies. We’ve been named in the Top 50 Fasted Growing Companies by the Deloitte Top 50 for the past two consecutive years.

We an equal opportunity employer committed to building a representative Beamery, creating an equitable, inclusive and engaging environment for our people.

So, what are you waiting for? Join us and help us transform the future of work once and for all.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As our Senior Test Automation Engineer, you will play a key role in designing and implementing test automation strategies from the ground up according to your exact specifications. You will maintain test system configurations and perform test executions while writing test scripts for complex integrated systems.

Our QA’s are on the front line, implementing bleeding edge test technology at a global scale. Our team delivers rock solid and highly scalable testing and are an integral part of the Engineering Team. We are binding creativity, drive and ambition to be one truly world class team. 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AS A SENIOR AUTOMATION ENGINEER AT BEAMERY? 

  • Shape and maintain test automation strategies, tools and frameworks for mission-critical SaaS products.
  • Advocate for quality and timely delivery using proven testing patterns and technologies.
  • Drive adoption of quality assurance programs and systems with measurable quality indicators to reduce knowledge silos.
  • Administer testing problem management process including monitoring and reporting and production incidents triage.
  • Continuously improve SLOs such as number of post release regressions, regressions across CICD environments and regression suite duration.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Extensive experience of software testing and QA, ideally for B2B or B2C SaaS service
  • 3+ years of test automation
  • Familiarity in development & management of regression suite
  • Excellent understanding of test pyramid and QA test cases design
  • Excellent analytical skills: ability to troubleshoot issues originating from configuration, data and application regressions
  • Experience of managing API tests using techniques like mocks/stubs & tools like Postman
  • General Coding Skills in at least one major language (Ideally Javascript or Go). Experience with Node.js is a big plus.

Desirable experience

  • Test automation experience using JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Experience working with Cypress.io or similar testing framework
  • Experience of using cross-browser testing services
  • Experience of designing performance/load test suite including using JMeter

ENGINEERING AT BEAMERY

Beamery is a hive buzzing with excitement! We are one of the  fastest-growing tech companies  in the UK and  London's top HR tech startup  , disrupting recruitment with our Talent Operating System and building the world's smartest Talent Data Platform driving intelligence, insights and innovation around candidates, skillsets, diversity and more. Our customers include renowned brands (Nasdaq, AstraZeneca, Zoom, Zalando, Grab), undisclosed names (some of the world's largest organizations!) and many more coming on board in 2021.

Our team includes alumni from Spotify, PayPal, NVIDIA, DAZN, ORACLE, Starling Bank, etc. and everyone at Beamery brings something special. You could be just what we need. We seek and welcome people from diverse backgrounds who bring with them a variety of work and life experiences. We recognize there’s a lot of work to be done and we’re constantly looking for ways to bridge the diversity gap. We believe Beamery and the tech industry as a whole can only gain by providing opportunities to underrepresented groups and elevating their perspectives so that our culture, products and relationships are sensitive  inclusive and well-rounded.

Our tech stack includes Node.js, React, Golang, Kubernetes, GCP, Google Cloud Functions, Kafka, MongoDB, Istio, Terraform, etc. We believe in empowering teams to be autonomous and self-led to address our many interesting and meaty technical and organizational challenges.

People have joined Beamery for a variety of reasons: because of the category-defining product and the opportunity to disrupt how companies hire, because of the challenges and thrill of working in a fast-growing company while building out our engineering culture, or quite commonly because of the people they met in the hiring process and just resonated with.

Some of the things we’re working on this year include:

  • Using artificial intelligence and a knowledge graph so recruiters can find the right candidates with the right skills faster
  • Enabling data-informed talent transformation via dashboards that provide  deep insights into efficiencies and bottlenecks in recruitment workflows
  • Going from candidate-centric external recruitment to employee-centric internal mobility to help companies retain talent through internal opportunities
  • Leveraging our Talent Data Platform to integrate with partners and enable them to use our refined enriched data to help our customers’ workflows, cementing Beamery’s place at the centre of the talent software ecosystem

BENEFITS

  • Stock options
  • Pension Plan
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Unlimited Holiday (26 day min.) + Bank Holidays
  • First Friday of every month off
  • Winter company closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Family Friendly Leave Policies
  • Fully paid sabbaticals after 2 years and 4 years
  • Work from another country (up to 25 days a year)
  • Monthly focused Personal Development Days
  • Kindle and eBooks for all
  • Pet friendly office
  • Regular socials, events and annual company offsites

Learn about all our benefits here

Beamery is for Everybody. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to us. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everybody can contribute. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, national origin, age, disability status or care-giver status. If for whatever reason you need us to make reasonable adjustments and adaptations to our recruitment process please let your recruiter know.

Visit our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion page to learn more about progress and commitments.


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