Senior Test Engineer

Careers Christchurch
We're looking for experienced Automation Test Engineers with an in-depth understanding of technical testing, to join our Christchurch team

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Assurity is a 100% New Zealand owned business and is a leading NZ digital services company. Assurity was formed in 2005 and quickly became the leading software quality consultancy firm in the country. Understanding that to truly deliver quality outcomes requires changes to the complete design and delivery lifecycle, we became the New Zealand pioneers for Agile methods and DevOps practices. In recent years we introduced approaches to help our clients improve customer experience, conduct A/B development and bring innovative products and services to market.

As a senior member of the technical consulting team you’ll be based on site with our key clients, building and maintaining test scripts using automation test tools such as selenium and cucumber utilising TDD/BDD techniques, as well as scripting in either Java or C#. You’ll be looked upon to help select and develop the test automation tools we use moving forward, applying the latest techniques in test!

As well as being a member of the close knit testing team you’ll also be working with our clients developers, scrum masters, project managers and more, so good communication is key for this role. You’ll help to provide support, knowledge and guidance to other members of the team and help bring new team members up to speed with testing best practices. You’ll have passion for writing clean, straightforward code and sensible test frameworks.

Some consulting experience is desirable but if you don’t have previous professional services experience, it is your stakeholder mindset we’re most interested in.

About you, the technical

  • Knowledge of a variety of computer programming languages and applications e.g Java, C#, Python
  • Experience working as a Technical Test Engineer or Technical Tester across multiple disciplines (e.g. test automation, web service and API testing, security, contract based testing, performance testing)
  • Experience with Open Source and/or commercial tools and frameworks like Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, Concordion, SpecFlow, WireMock, SoapUI, Microfocus UFT
  • Experience with automation of REST or SOAP service tests and continuous delivery and version control tools e.g. Jenkins, Git, Bitbucket
  • Experience with CD/CI systems would be ideal

Most importantly you have natural curiosity and a continuous learning and experimental mindset.

Some projects we’re working on:

  • Developing tests and mocks to accelerate API partner integration and delivery on large digital transformation programmes
  • Revolutionise IT delivery with Agile Coaching and implementation of Continuous Testing practices and new automation frameworks
  • Developing innovative Open Source frameworks using WebDriver, Concordion and other new technologies

What’s in it for you?

Your benefits include ongoing professional development, health, life and income protection insurance, the ability to purchase additional annual leave and wellness initiatives throughout the year.

We believe in teamwork, collaboration and knowledge sharing as our fundamental ways of working around here. Check us out on Instagram @assuritynz

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