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Automation Engineer

Overview of the role:

With our continued success and growth, we are now looking for an Automation Engineer to join our development function. This is an exciting and varied role with the chance to work on cutting edge market research solutions for customers such as Coca-Cola, ITV, Asda and Costa Coffee. You will be joining our established engineering function as a dedicated Automation Engineer and will bring with you at least 3 years’ experience in the field of automation. It is vital that you are a self-starter with exceptional communication skills. At ResearchBods we have a strong ethos towards ‘delivery as a team’ and your soft skills are equally as important as your underlying technical knowledge. We are looking for you to take on our emerging automation framework and contribute to its future growth and success.

Your focus and responsibilities:

  • Extend and maintain a test automation framework against our flagship insight platform
  • Execute manual or automated test cases to validate user stories across our full range of products
  • Work as part of an Engineering Team to provide valuable input into agile ceremonies
  • Coach other QA Engineers and Developers in testing and automation best practices
  • Promote continuous improvement principles and contribute to test strategy and design

Your skills and attributes:

  • You will have a demonstrable passion for testing and quality assurance
  • Experience developing and maintaining high quality automation code for at least 3 years
  • Testing tools and frameworks such as:
    • CodeceptJS
    • WebdriverIO
    • Protractor
  • Strong experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as:
    • Javascript
    • Python
    • Ruby
    • C#
  • Knowledge of API testing tools such as Postman or SoapUI
  • A strong grounding in GIT based version control
  • The ability to navigate and utilise ALM software such as Jira
  • Experience with Jenkins and Docker
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Familiarity with AWS solutions

What we're offering:

  • Very competitive salary (DOE)
  • Holiday allowance 24 days, plus an extra day on your birthday
  • Increased holidays after 2 years
  • Full-time hours Mon to Fri 9.00am-5.30pm
  • Perkbox employee benefit scheme
  • Regular social events
  • Friday drinks fridge at 4pm
  • Pension
  • Training and opportunities for career progression
  • Leeds city centre office location

About ResearchBods

We are ‘The Customer Agency’, driven by curiosity, powered by technology. At ResearchBods, we partner with brands, agencies and organisations to deliver customer data and intelligence. By creating a unique data relationship with customers, we provide the full view on where they are, what they do and how they think. Our approach is delivered through three key solutions; Insight Communities, Access Panels and Experiences & Journeys. With a strong focus on technology, innovation and strategy, we work with some of the biggest brands and retailers across the UK and globally.

As part of the STRAT7 group - an inspired partnership of data, insight analytics and strategy specialists - we’re able to support clients throughout the full data journey. By combining our tools and specialisms we can help you get closer to customers and devise effective data driven strategy.


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