Automation Tester / Automation Test Analyst

Location: Chelmsford

Salary: Negotiable

Job Type: Permanent


Contact: Sophie Mann, Ann-Marie Payne or Penny Webster

Email: or

Telephone: 01245 455 331



Do you want to work for a rapidly growing software house with an enviable reputation for product quality, successful delivery and a prestigious customer base?   A company that invests heavily in its solution portfolio and is recognised as a leader in its market sectors.  A company known for its flexible and personal approach to business.  These attributes are fuelling sustained growth, evidenced by the securing of a number of high profile global customers and a strong pipeline of prospective business, which is leading to the creation of some fantastic roles and career opportunities.  If you are interested in working in an exciting, dynamic environment with like-minded colleagues come and talk to us.

Eurobase is an international software and service provider delivering powerful, innovative and reliable software solutions for (re)insurance companies, captives, banks and other financial institutions.



The successful candidate will be responsible for the production and delivery of high quality software solutions to meet complex customer business requirements and contribute to our on-going product investment portfolio.


  • Work with the Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure requirements captured are of high quality and have clear and testable acceptance criteria
  • To test systems and software by developing and executing test cases and test scripts in accordance with specific project requirements
  • To Develop automated tests
  • To process the test results and liaise with other project personnel to ensure that software and systems meet customer and project requirements
  • To clearly document any faults/bugs with sufficient detail and test data to help reproduce the issues found during the course of all test phases and report them to Test/Dev Managers
  • Track progress and provide test metrics and reports required to support the Test Manager/Development Manager
  • To search for root cause of issues and push for continuous improvement in both the efficiency and quality of testing and development process
  • To manage personal training requirements in liaison with line manager
  • To Assist Test/Dev Manager in setting up and developing Test Practice within the team to ensure a high quality approach to development and testing is achieved
  • To Assist Test/Dev Manager in providing test estimates, developing and maintaining Manual and Automated Regression test artefacts
  • Ensure proper traceability, version control and configuration management of all test objects developed
  • To Assist Test/Dev Manager in setting up and developing of the non-functional testing requirements and tests (performance, stress, resilience, load etc.)
  • To contribute proactively in developing and maintaining test standards, tools and adopting industry best practices to improve overall testing practice within the team
  • Provide support and knowledge transfer to other members of the teamProduce detailed program specifications from either direct discussion with clients or functional requirements documents

Skills and Experience - Essential:

  • Degree in Computer Science or similar, Certification in ISTQB/ISEB
  • Excellent experience in developing Test Cases using Functional Specification documents
  • Excellent understanding of the waterfall, agile principles, iterative software development lifecycle
  • Excellent experience of delivering on System Test, Integration Test, UAT and Regression Test phases
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills
  • Good experience of setting up and running non-functional testing
  • Ability to work effectively with technical development, business stakeholders and third parties
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience of working in software development projects
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ Experience using TFS/VSTS/Microsoft Test Manager
  • 3+ years of automation test development experience using, Nunit/WatiN/MSTest/xUnit frameworks, Specflow, Gherkin, Selenium Web driver
  • Excellent Ability to articulate themselves fully when discussing quality in the software delivery life cycle and understand the role test automation plays in Waterfall, Agile, TDD and BDD environments

Skills and Experience - Desirable:

  • Experience working in Insurance/Re-Insurance/Banking domain
  • Experience using Wiki/Confluence to create and maintain documentation
  • Experience with HP LoadRunner/Performance Centre, HP QTP/UFT, JMeter advantageous
  • Experience of API testing
  • Experience of testing Micro Services, SOA applications
  • Experience Testing applications in Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Experience Testing migration from TFS to VSTS

Technical Skills - Essential

  • Microsoft Test Manager, Visual Studio
  • trong knowledge of one or more OO Development (Java, C#, Python)
  • Nunit/WatiN/MSTest/xUnit frameworks
  • Selenium Web Driver
  • Microsoft Coded UI
  • Specflow, Gherkin

Technical Skills - Desirable

  • HP UFT, HP LoadRunner
  • JMeter, BlazeMeter


Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Eurobase does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Eurobase employee. Eurobase will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Eurobase.