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Test Automation Specialist

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Date: 27-Mar-2021

Location: Gatwick, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: £45,000

Contract type: Permanent



We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.



The Role


Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference? Do you want to be part of a new and exciting transformation?


Join us where you will be part of our Software Engineering function testing applications within a multi-disciplinary product team, providing technical skills that traverse multiple disciplines. This role will deliver automated test support to product teams across one or several key platforms and technologies in support of business goals and will be expected to support and deliver continuous improvement in those areas. The role operates within a DevOps CI/CD environment delivering new and innovative solutions for the CAA.


The role is responsible for designing, writing and implementing automated test frameworks and scripts as required for a range of different areas including Dynamics 365, SharePoint online, Docker, Smart forms etc. The role will offer an opportunity to progress in many areas including API testing, Security Testing, Accessibility testing and support on enhancing knowledge of programming and development methodologies if interested.



About You


We are looking for individuals who come from an Automation Tester or Test Lead background who possess demonstratable experience in:


  • Software testing and industry testing best practices (ISTQB Foundation Level)
  • Familiar of working within an agile test and development environment.
  • Strong experience of C#
  • Experienced with Automated Testing
  • Worked previously with Selenium.



What Can We Offer You?


The CAA are focused on the development of our people and you will have the opportunity to work alongside creative and collaborative team members who are keen to make a difference. You will have the opportunity to work with the market leading technology such as Azure and Dynamics 365


Additional Information


This role can be based at any of our offices in Cardiff, London or Gatwick


Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines.


Working With Us


We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!


Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.


Closing Date: 15th April 2011

Interview Date: Mid-End April 2021


Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.






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