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Solarwinds Inc. Senior Test Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Overview

Named by Forbes as one of the top 10 fastest growing technology companies, Solarwinds is improving the way IT management software is developed, priced, purchased, delivered and used. Our office in Newcastle, England, provides Solarwinds with high calibre web and mobile components, applications and companions to the market leading services and products the company supplies.

We are looking for high skilled candidates with a strong passion on every aspect of software development, who aren’t afraid of working as a real team member and with an emphasis on quality output. We offer a competitive salary in a great working environment close to both Newcastle city centre and the Quayside. We work on highly interesting projects with people around the world on a mixed-skills team full of highly experienced people who will look after you and help you develop your career in the software industry.

Responsibilities

W hat you'll be doing

As a Senior Test Engineer, you will ensure our software is robust, fit for purpose and with a strong focus on quality. You will help define and design the piece of work, running manual tests as well as developing and maintaining automated tests, while also playing a role in the continuous integration software development lifecycle environment.

You'll be expected to support the team leader in fulfilling the commitments of the team, by estimating, testing and delivering high quality applications in a consistent way. Also, as a senior member of the team we'll expect you to step into the leader's role from time to time and play an integral part of mentoring more junior developers and testers.

What technology we currently use

We use Cucumber, Protractor, NUnit and Xamarin.UITest for our testing frameworks.

We’re migrating away from monolithic web applications into a microservice architecture using ASP .NET Core, Java, Go and other technologies while front-end development is typically Angular-based.

Our mobile applications are predominantly written in C# using Xamarin Forms, targeting iOS and Android.

Qualifications

Desired Skills

The ideal candidate would have:

• 3+ years of Commercial experience testing software

• Experience developing automated tests

• Experience testing iOS and Android applications

• Experience testing web applications and APIs

Additionally, knowledge of the following would be desirable:

• Mobile UX-UI skills

• Experience with Web test automation technologies such as Selenium, Postman etc.

• Agile development processes/frameworks

• Continuous Integration and Build technologies

• Git source control

• TFS/VSTS/Azure DevOps environments

So, if you’re hungry for a challenge and looking for responsibility through the complete software development lifecycle with strong interpersonal, communication and mentoring skills, we’d love to hear from you.

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12600

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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