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Engineer in Test

£32,550 - £36,636

Job Description

Expiry date: 16:00, 13 June 2018

Do you know what Engineer in Test means? Does building automation frameworks excite you? Do you talk Gherkin? If this sounds like you, read on!

We are looking for an Engineer in Test, this is our first permanent role within this practice for TfGM so you will be blazing a trail in setting the standards for this critical discipline as me move forward from traditional manual testing to automation.

You will be building the automation frameworks for a number of mission critical platforms such as our new customer experience platform being built in Dynamics365 or the Metrolink ticketing solutions, which are moving to contactless payments, developing intuitive user focused mobile apps that provide the right information to our customers when and where they need it.

You will be working in a structure which is setup for success using a product focused delivery team with other experienced like-minded professionals, who want to deliver value, quality and fast

In this role you will work closely with the Engineers and Tech Lead in understanding the best practices for test automation and then implementing them! The testing will focus around UI, API’s, and performance to ensure the team are delivering great quality.

You will be experienced with using tools such as Selenium, JMeter, Cucumber, Specflow and Gatling.  Comfortable incorporating frameworks into build pipelines and have an eye for the detail, and champion good test coverage. Great code which is supportable, extension is our mantra so any TDD and BDD would be great also.

As you see Technology is important for TfGM, it underpins everything we do from supporting the Metrolink to providing customer information in bus and rail interchanges to online journey planners and everything in between. Helping millions of people every day travel in Greater Manchester. We are investing and scaling up our Technology function and want experienced and talented professionals who have the passion and drive to help us deliver better and faster using the latest technologies.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we offer a fantastic range of benefits, including: 
- free home to work travel by train or Metrolink within the Greater Manchester boundary; 
- free bus travel across Greater Manchester; 
- 27 days annual leave; 
- access to the local government pension scheme.

At TfGM we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the skills and expertise we need at an exciting and challenging time for our IT team, we would really like to hear from you!  


We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Further Details

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