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Automation Test Engineer

£40,000 – £60,000

Location: United Kingdom (London – London) Type: Permanent

Automation Test Engineer

Central Government Sector

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly skilled Automation Test Engineer to join our team in the Central Government sector. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and executing automated test scripts using various automation tools and frameworks.


  • Collaborate with project stakeholders to identify testing requirements and create test plans and test cases.
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts using industry standard tools and frameworks.
  • Execute automated test scripts and analyze results to identify defects and report issues.
  • Work with development teams to troubleshoot and resolve defects identified during testing.
  • Continuously improve and update the automation testing process to ensure its effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Provide testing reports and updates to project managers and other stakeholders.
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, techniques, and technologies in the automation testing field.


  • Proven experience as an Automation Test Engineer in a government or public sector environment.
  • Experience in REST, XML, JSON, Parquet, Postman, SQL, Oracle, ElasticSearch, Kibana, MongoDB, Jenkins (for CI/CD)
  • Experience in writing Java
  • Experience in using and interacting with Windows / Linux / Web Services / Databases
  • Experience using docker and container runtime platforms such as Kubenetes
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP)
  • Experience using defect and test management tools (e.g. JIRA) to track defects and manage tests
  • Experience working with mocks (e.g. WireMock)
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and software testing principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

If you are passionate about automation testing and want to contribute to the Central Government sector, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer competitive salary packages and benefits, as well as opportunities for growth and professional development.

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + 9% Bonus + 9% Pension

Location: London (hybrid working arrangement)

Reference: AMC/LOS/ATE1005

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