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Automation Test Analyst

Company: The Floow    Location: Sheffield
Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield City Centre
Salary: Dependent upon level of experience

The Role:
We design, develop and operate the worlds most insightful and user-friendly telematic system.
We´ve seen incredible success over the last few years and are now looking for an Automation Tester to join our existing QA Team.
A forward-thinking business, we have a world class team that are leading the way in our industry. We a true Sheffield success story; having just celebrated our fifth birthday by securing substantial investment. We have an expanding portfolio of blue-chip clients and countless awards to our name.
Here, youll be testing state of-the-art apps, web applications and software within an exciting emerging industry. You will be responsible for the ongoing development and improvement of a range of applications designed by us to meet the requirements of the Companys clients. You will be passionate about testing and have a strong technical background.
Our Test Team will has an increasing integral role in the SDLC, with an involvement in the life-cycle from development stage. The whole development team is accountable for quality and to ensure all their projects meet the highest standard, therefore it is integral the test team is involved throughout the SDLC.
You must have drive, determination and a desire grow within a fast-moving environment with great opportunities for advancement.

Responsibilities:
? Working closely with internal stakeholders including architects, developers, designers and product managers, customer services
? Working on cutting-edge, innovative products, in an entrepreneurial environment
? Collaborating with developers in a close-knit, fun environment

Skills & Experience Required:
? Experience in Automation Testing
? Experience with test driven (TDD) or behaviour driven development (BDD) practices
? Experience in defining test strategy/approach, test cases
? Experience of working with a variety of business personnel, developers and management
? Experience developing testing artefacts, such as test plans, test cases and mind maps
? Experience with automation tools such as Selenium
? Experience working in an Agile environment
? Agile, ISEB or ISTQB Software Test certification would be at an advantage but are not essential requirements.

The Company:
? The Floow is a rapidly growing telematics service provider that develops smart phone apps for insurers, to collect driving data and deliver services to insurers and their customers
? They specialise in the using data from smartphones and fixed to vehicle devices to support motor insurers pricing decisions
? Data analysis is also used to provide driving feedback and educational tips to drivers across a range of factors, including speed, hard braking and acceleration and distraction
? The company currently works with major UK and global insurers, and has a number of other discussions on-going in 6 new markets globally

The Benefits:
? Youll have an opportunity to take a key role in the rapidly growing and highly skilled QA team, shaping the final form of a rapidly evolving technology gaining relevance at an accelerated pace
? Youll be able to work closely with key players in the growing field of UBI (Usage Based Insurance), as well as other clients in the automotive and other industries
? Youll be working in their Sheffield City Centre location which has good public transport links and car parking
? Youll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and relaxed environment where the kitchens are always stocked with tea, coffee and food, there are games consoles to entertain you, and where beer Fridays and nights out are common
? Company bonus
? Flexible working hours
? Pension matched at 2%
? 21 days holiday per annum with the ability to accrue extra holidays: an extra days holiday will be added for every full years service up to a maximum of 5 additional days
? The option to buy holiday days, up to a maximum of 5 days per year
? 25% discount off of new Direct Line motor insurance policies
? Train season ticket scheme
? For those who want to start a long-term training or educational programme relevant to the Companys business, The Floow will be prepared to consider and offer financial and time-off support