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Automation Tester - Permanent

41,599 P.A. ?
Location: Leavesden
Company: Wunderman Thompson Commerce
Hours: Full time
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Automation Tester is needed for us here at Wunderman Thompson Commerce and the individual should possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and have an eye for detail. We require a highly-motivated individual with well-developed interpersonal skills. You will be the automation tester in a team of testers working on a new client engagement. You will be involved in the identification, writing, debugging and execution of automated tests and where necessary manual tests. You will require experience of testing API’s using frameworks such as Rest Assured.

The applicant will be system testing on new and existing projects, predominantly within the retail sector and be proficient in Java, Selenium Web Driver and Cucumber and have experience of creating automated regression packs covering both API and front end-based features. A good knowledge of Java is essential to this role and the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their competence in this area.

What we want from you:

  • Recent extensive experience of experience in testing of eCommerce applications
  • Hands-on experience of test automation using Selenium, Java, and Cucumber
  • Hands-on experience with Java 8 features
  • Experience of working in Agile scrum teams
  • Be able to provide appropriate test estimates
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience in testing and automating web services
  • Great backend testing skills – conversant in databases (DB2, Oracle), SQL knowledge (use of DB Visualiser) and UNIX knowledge.
  • Good knowledge and experience in testing microservices
  • Experience working with CI/CD automation process & execution
  • Automation experience in handling responsive, single-page applications and compatibility testing
  • Experience in testing RESTful services using Postman and automation using REST Assured or equivalent framework
  • Identify data requirements and implement tests to achieve coverage
  • Recommend, implement improvements to test automation framework
  • Experience in Source code management tools like GIT- Gitlab, Bitbucket
  • Collaborate in daily stand-ups and work very closely with developers on the team
  • Use feedback from all stakeholders to expand test scenarios
  • Demonstrate ability to change direction and re-prioritise in a fast-paced team environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a proven ability to collaborate with all stakeholders
  • Attentive to detail and highly organized
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript & JS frameworks like Cypress is added advantage
  • Collaborate with your peers as necessary to continuously improve quality, code, and skill levels across the team
  • Retail sector experience
  • Experience of HCL Commerce, Magento, Salesforce, Hybris, or other eCommerce platforms
  • Experience with Jenkins, Azure DevOps (ADO)
  • Understanding of core testing principles and design patterns
  • Experience in a relevant (Java, JavaScript, API, DB) full-stack application environment
  • Exposure to the Pact tool, contract-based testing and mocking services.

If you know some of this even better!

  • Experience in using Jira, Confluence or other Atlassian tools

What we'll give you:

The opportunity to work with some of the most respected brands across the world. We will give you respect for who you are, allow you to be yourself, empower you to make a difference and give you opportunities to grow and develop your skills.

We currently offer a great benefits package including a competitive discretionary bonus scheme, hybrid working that works for everyone, social events, training opportunities, competitive pension, medical insurance, life assurance, opportunities to buy and sell holidays, family friendly policies, discounts with 100’s of leading retailers and much more!

Wunderman Thompson Commerce inspires people to shop online through digital solutions, driving growth for world-leading brands and retailers.

How? We create, support, and improve digital shopper journeys, across leading channels including retailers, direct-to-consumer (D2C), marketplaces (Amazon and beyond), and social channels. And we work with some of the biggest and most exciting brands around, such as Calvin Klein, MAC, Nestlé, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Shell, Tiffany & Co. and Tommy Hilfiger.

Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, Wunderman Thompson Commerce are unique in our ability to connect world-class strategic thinking and creative insight with deep executional capability across technology and operations. Together, this enables us to deliver winning commerce solutions across all major digital routes to market worldwide.

We’re part of WPP, a creative transformation company who use the power of creativity to build better futures for people, planet, clients and communities and is recognised as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Commerce Services.

Tell me more! We are a diverse team of 1700+ commerce experts across more than 20 offices worldwide, including state-of-the-art offices in Watford, Central London and an eCommerce Centre of Excellence in Lisbon. We believe that growth through commerce begins with connected customer experiences that amplify the brand and drive business outcomes. We excel at orchestrating commerce touchpoints through intelligent deployment and integration of world class technology from strategic partners like Adobe, SAP, Salesforce, HCL, Shopify, BigCommerce and commerce tools, as well as driving sales from marketplaces and retailers. We have recently expanded our capabilities to include NN4M, specialists in Mobile Commerce and Satalia, experts in Artificial Intelligence.

Our reputation is based on our people, and we believe we have some of the best in the business – people who are inspired, energetic and straight-talking, and who really want to understand both our clients and their customers. We are happiest when we are innovating and shaping the future of commerce. We live and breathe our values and take pride in what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them.

As our business grows internationally, we’re looking for new people to join us on our journey to inspire and take a key role in shaping some of the best commerce solutions, services and websites in the world. Working as a team, no problem is insurmountable; we share in our client’ successes and believe that anyone can show creative bravery no matter what their role is in the team.

At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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