30th October 2018

Principal Test Engineers

Reference: BHT06JS

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 30/10/2018

Principal Test Engineers with full SDLC experience is needed to join one of the world’s leading Financial Transaction & Trading companies, located in their recently built Belfast site.

Having arrived in Belfast in late 2016, this firm have slowly built several teams, including Automation, Software, Testing, and Shared Service Centre.

Why Join?

Leading technologists, with strong presence in the Belfast tech community, have recently joined the senior management team. You will be working with and alongside, some of the best software developers and testers in Northern Ireland.

Attention has been made when building the office space, and this is a site built for technologists. The firm are also offering highly competitive salaries & packages, alongside structured career opportunities.

Your role:

  • Act as the primary technical tester on a team, demonstrating strong technical competencies and acting as a dependable and high value contributor within the team such that other team members know what they should aspire to
  • Design, develop, test and oversee automated testing solutions, including the development of complex systems, and modifications to existing systems
  • Be custodians for target state architecture and best practice within your respective development team

This is a Senior position and you’ll be expected to:

  • Guide and support team to identify and escalate risks as appropriate
  • Share complex technical designs or issues with non-technical stakeholders and influence their decision making where necessary
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development, through both gated checks like code reviews and more supportive approaches such as mentoring or identifying stretch opportunities for team members

Core skills needed:

  • Experience of at least one full stack or scripting language (such as Java, C#, Python, JS)
  • Deep technical knowledge in an area relevant to test:
    • Designing and implementing automated tests in complex systems
    • Analysing and troubleshooting the performance of complex systems
    • Skills relevant to building CI/CD pipelines – tools, operating systems, containerisation
  • Experience in different test models e.g. Agile Testing, Session Based Testing

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Jemma Simpson

Jemma Simpson

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