Automation Test Analyst

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • May 13, 2022

Job Description:

About the Role

Base Location: Perth, Havant, Reading, Edinburgh or Glasgow

Salary:£36,260 - £44,257 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

The IT Automation Test Analyst will provide quality assurance for IT Changes by planning, co-ordinating and executing Manuel & automated testing in non-production environments. This work is essential to protect the integrity of the live systems and minimise the risks to the business from IT change. As an IT Automation Test Analyst, you will be expected to develop, maintain, and execute Manual & automated test activities on projects, taking ownership and managing through to successful completion.

- You will operate as a test automation subject matter expert, and work with existing staff to improve the capability and develop a long-term test automation function.

- Maintain existing, and build new automated test packs.

- Provide Test design services, adopting a risk based approach to Test design.

- Supply defect management services, ensuring proper traceability, version and configuration control of all test objects developed.

- Knowledge transfer to the wider test team

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will have proven experience of implementing and maintaining Manual & Automated Testing solutions. You will also need excellent planning, communication, and stakeholder engagement skills as you will engage with senior stakeholders.

Desirable key skills required for this role are:

- Selenium.

- C#.

- Azure DevOps.

- API Testing.

- Build Pipelines.

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What’s in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE’ to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact / 01738 275 846

EXTERNAL: Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.