API Automation Test Engineer – REST/SOAP/Java

Contract / Temporary

Job Reference
API Automation Test Engineer – 3896
Job Type
Contract / Temporary
Location
Area
Dubai
Salary Details
TBC
Start Date
ASAP
Consultant
Peter Hirst
peter.hirst@deerfoot.co.uk
+44 (0) 23 8081 7155

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Job description

API Automation Test Engineer – REST/SOAP/Java - Mobile Apps
Salary - TBC AED Monthly
Long term contract
Dubai

An opportunity for a Contract Automation Engineer has arisen to work for a prestigious organisation based in Dubai. The role will be working alongside an expanding development team, focusing on Automating the development and Test of Mobile Apps / Web. You will be part of an agile SCRUM team delivering enhancements frequently to production. As an API Automation Engineer you will be responsible for automating web services for the mobile application middleware.


Responsibilities
- Develop, maintain and execute high quality automated tests to ensure sufficient test coverage for web services (SOAP and Rest).
- Implementing web service tests using Java
- Participate in automation script code reviews
- Working continuously with the development and test engineering teams to automate testing
- Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable test automation solutions
- Develop and monitor test metrics and provide timely communication to key stakeholders on a regular basis

Key Skills/ Experience
Essential
- Experience in web services automation (REST/SOAP)
- Working with XML and JSON for content/data feeds and REST for consuming API
- Java- Intermediate level or higher
- Experience developing and working with command line tools
- Experience of building test automation frameworks and environments from scratch using Java
- Experience with tools such as maven or gradle.
- Strong knowledge of automation framework concepts and automation best practices
- Experience with using and setting up Continuous Integration jobs e.g. Jenkins
- Great engineering practices with a focus on TDD and BDD principles
- Version control systems e.g. Git
- Strong experience working in a Continuous Testing / DevOps environment
- Ability to work without direct supervision while contributing to the success of the team
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated high standard of coding practices including good design documentation and peer code-reviews
- Strong problem-solving skills; the ability to analyse automation testing problems and develop actionable and appropriate tactical plans quickly

Desirable
- Airline Apps
- Agile SCRUM

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