Test Automation Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Secure Thingz, we are looking for a Test Automation Engineer to become part of our team! In this role you will need to understand the requirements for new features and by working with product management and the engineering leads, identify how the feature will be tested. As well as writing tests for new requirements, the existing tests will require maintenance and regular review to whether they provide appropriate coverage and fill the correct need. The successful candidate will produce tests for new features in Python and other test frameworks and ensure they operate within the CI framework. You will be able to participate in the planning of test improvements and CI improvement initiatives, investigate automated test failures and report the status of the tests. A small proportion of the role may require manual UI testing as part of a release process, the candidate will be required to manage the manual testing and report through the test management tools.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent Python skills
  • Knowledge of python test frameworks e.g. Unittest, Pytest, Behave
  • Knowledge of SCM tools e.g. Git, Svn or similar
  • Experience of writing tests, at unit, integration and system level
  • Experience with managing test cases and coverage
  • Experience with Test Management tools e.g. XRay, TestRail, Zephyr
  • Experience in translating requirements into tests showing traceability

Desired Skills:

  • Experience of maintaining and integrating with CI frameworks e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity
  • Windows or Linux administration experience
  • Experience of Hardware In Loop (HIL) testing
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools e.g. Ansible, Docker
  • Knowledge of shell scripting: Bash or PowerShell
  • Experience with Gitlab, Jira etc.
  • Knowledge of BDD or TDD
  • ISTQ Certified (foundation or above) 


About you:

  • You are used to working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You enjoy learning new skills and want to develop.
  • You strive to continuously improve the organisation you are part of.

About Us:

Secure Thingz Ltd is leading the way in providing IoT security in a "smart" market. We take pride in working smartly and collaboratively when in the office and are always finding new ways to improve our benefits, so that you feel rewarded and valued.


If you would like to know more please visit About us

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Location: Trumpington, Cambridge, UK.

Secure your future with Secure Thingz and apply now!

We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Please apply directly to Secure Thingz careers@securethingz.com.