Developer in Test / Automation Engineer / SDET

full time


  • Role: Automation Testers with strong coding skills needed ...
  • Salary: up to £55k + 5% Bonus + Up to 4 days remote working + 7% pension (Mid-level right the way to very Senior will be considered)
  • Location: Worcester

Company & Background

This company is looking for lots Testers to join their existing highly talented team as they are pretty much expecting to double in size. The company is at the top of its area of specialism across several areas where their products compete. They understand that development / IT function is crucial to the business’ success which is why it is their biggest investment area. They are a subsidiary of a larger parent organisation and this small hub is now being seen as the future of the company so a huge amount of investment is going in now so that they are well ahead of in their market and remain dominant. They have some great ideas of how to innovate, they have the ideas but they now need more techies to help them create them much quicker than they have been!

The UK team is expecting to from 35 people to 60 by the end of 2018, 5 new testers will be a part of this growth to take on some of the new projects.

The manager of the team has come up the ranks through being a developer so can see things from your perspective. There is a friendly, relaxed environment where people are engaged and would be described as grown-ups. There is a flat management structure and the culture is one of trust, so people are not micro managed at all, rather are trusted to deliver.

The team there has many years’ experience as they have an extremely low attrition rate. The systems being developed are very complex so would offer even the biggest of brainiacs are real challenging nut to crack! There are different applications and platform to conduct testing on so there will be plenty of work.

You’d be working in a UK based team which would co-ordinate with a globally distributed development team (Canada, Germany, Czech Republic, Ukraine and Japan). The team is responsible for creating class leading data acquisition, automation and data management software platforms and applications. Due to the nature of working within a global development team, you’d be expected to occasionally travel abroad.

Role Overview

You’ll be part of global development team (Microsoft stack) that will be at the forefront of leading enterprise level software platforms and applications. We’re searching for 5 strong Automation Test Engineers who will be responsible for the automation test strategy for both web and desktop applications. Will be working alongside the Test Manager advising / consulting where Automation Testing will benefit the business and how such proposals would be implemented.

The ideal candidate would be someone who has a coding mindset, either has been a developer or maybe is still a developer but looking to focus on test automation and happy to pave the way forward for the department and business – i.e. and independent worker. The team is not set on a particular automation suite so if you have experience in Automation skills in JMeter and Selenium, specifically JavaScript & C#, it would be highly desirable. In essence, you will subject matter expert and will be mentoring other software testers and getting them up to speed with the relevant technologies.

Experience in following is essential

  • Strong coding mindset, ideally in C# or JavaScript
  • Significant experience with either JMeter, Selenium or Test Complete or similar Automation suite
  • BDD experience
  • Continuous Integration t tools Jenkins or similar


  • Jest / Mocha / Karma / Chai
  • Grunt / Gulp


  • £35 - 55k + up to 5% bonus
  • Up to 4 days remote working
  • 7% pension contribution
  • BUPA
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • Childcare vouchers (via salary sacrifice)


If you feel you’d be a good match for the role, please apply now. If you would like to find out more, please feel free to get in touch.

Rebel Recruiters is an equal opportunities employer



Keywords: Selenium, automation tester, Test Automation, JMeter, Test Complete, JavaScript , C#, .NET


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