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At Parexel Informatics the work we do matters. We are an innovative technology company and the software platforms we build revolutionize medicine by cutting the time it takes to bring lifesaving drugs to market.
We are looking for experienced Automation Testers (QAs) for an exciting and rewarding position within our research and development department. You will be seeking to join a highly collaborative agile software development team and be willing to challenge the status quo, share your ideas, learn from others and push your team for better ways of working.
Within our team you will engage in an environment where innovation can thrive. You will have space to take your ideas, develop and realise them in cross-functional department, working with wider areas of the business on a range of software platforms and
projects, solving interesting and complex problems.
Parexel is leading the way in the adoption of cloud technologies for clinical trials and is a Tier Zero Microsoft partner. As such exposure to cloud computing and Microsoft Azure is desirable, although not essential.
This is an office-based role located at our modern office in Nottingham city centre which has onsite catering, excellent transport links and is a great working environment.
Lead a cross-functional Agile development team consisting software engineers, testers (software quality assurance engineers), architects, and product owners to deliver robust and well-engineered software solutions in partnership with senior members of your team and engineering management
Foster a team culture and approach to work that embraces Agile principles and culture, and be a positive example to others of the behaviors they should develop
Demonstrate strong software engineering practices such as BDD, TDD, CI, CD and pair programming, mentor and lead members of the team to develop these essential skills and knowledge
Demonstrate continuous improvement as an individual and actively support the continuous improvement of your team in partnership with senior members of your team and engineering management
Lead the design and documentation of complex software systems to meet defined functional and non-functional requirements in partnership with senior members of your team and architects
Liaise with and develop effective working relationships with other teams and key individuals in a cross-functional dev-ops environment
Lead the troubleshooting of functional and performance issues in both development and production systems and feedback into improved design, implementation and process as appropriate
Ensure project deliverables (software and documentation) achieve the industry regulatory and company standards
Manages client relationships with respect to testing matters.
Key Skills:Extensive practical experience in:
developing tests for all stages of the testing cycle including functional, Performance, Security and Integration tests
definition of tests using a behavioral-driven testing approach and Gherkin using SpecFlow
development of test automation using .NET C# and a framework such as Selenium
testing cloud-native applications preferably using Microsoft Azure
building tests for web applications, Rest APIs and services
the application of test-driven and behavior-driven development
Knowledge of OWASP (Open Web Applications Security Project)
Solid technical background with a demonstrable understanding of modern technologies, frameworks and testing techniques
Superb inter-personal, communication and influencing skills and a willingness to interact with senior colleagues, management and clients at all levels
Extensive experience of the application of test-driven and behavior-driven development and a demonstrable ability to pass those skills and knowledge to others
Experience of working in, leading and developing a positive culture in cross-functional agile teams
In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.
Apply today to begin your journey!