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Automation Test Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, South Africa and Hong Kong.

Our IT Department has a requirement for a Test Automation Engineer on a permanent contract based in our Leeds office.

Role Responsibility

This role will work closely with the MPS Test team and will be responsible for identifying test scenarios and determining which of the scenarios could and should be automated. To then develop and execute comprehensive suites of automation test plans and tests case that is used to validate wholly new systems and enhancements to existing systems. The Test Automation Engineer will develop the toolsets that augment testing within MPS.

Key responsibilities include the creation, maintenance and execution of test plans and test cases against our software platforms. You will enhance MPS’s test teams efficiency and effectiveness by providing automated test suites that allow rapid regression test of software underdevelopment.

The Ideal Candidate

Applicants should have minimum of 2 year experience of C#, SQL. Experience of .NET is very desirable. Experience of Hewlett Packard's Quick Test Pro (QTP) or Micro Focus Unified Functional Test (UFT)  is extremely desirable. Candidates must have strong experience of creation and maintenance of automated test suites and have demonstrable skills using code repositories, preferably Microsoft VSTS or TFS. Any experience of Microsoft plug-in tools, such as Selenium, would be a distinct advantage in this position as would knowledge of performance test techniques and strategies..

Candidates must also possess excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues and have experience of applying formal software testing methods, additionally you will have strong communication skills.

Package Description

  • 12% company pension contribution (3% from the individual)
  • Annual bonus scheme up to 10% (for permanent roles)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

About the Company

We strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members’ side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. Membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.

We continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. This was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an Investors in People Silver award.

Medical Protection Society

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