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Software Developer in Test

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Sector: Testing
  • Job reference: DD143notts
  • Consultant: Declan Daws
Software Developer In Test required on a 6 month basis in Nottingham

This is an excellent opportunity to join a long-term assignment with a start up financial services company based in Nottingham. You will work with the latest technologies in order to build an automation / API test framework from scratch on a completely greenfield project. 

The company are funded by two of the leading entrepreneurs in this space with plans to grow and scale at significant pace.

There is a real opening here to set the entire testing scene and have a team built around you to lead and guide through all testing initiatives. Due to the nature of the role, previous experience working with a startup / scale up is required, with any financial services experience preferred but not required.

Skills and Experience Required:
- Expert experience working as a SDET
- Strong knowledge of 1 or more O-O language (Java, C#, Python)
- Building API/Automation test frameworks from scratch
- Expert with Selenium
- Experience with API tools such as Postman / RestAssured etc
- Experience of container strategies e.g. Docker
- Experience of CI pipeline builds e.g. TFS, Jenkins etc
- Experience leading and mentoring test teams
- Strong knowledge of Test Automation best practice/quality governance.


The ideal contractor for this role will be quality-focused and passionate about Test Automation.

Perfect candidates will have a grounding of coding and Object Oriented principles, honed through a background in development and/or Computer Science degree with startup business experience within financial services.

The rate for this position is £400 - £500 per day dependent on experience

The duration of this contract will be for 6 months initially but will run for 2+ years as this company grow and scale.
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