Vesta Merchant Services (VMS) is a division of Jonas Software (an operating group of Constellation Software Inc). We are a small, internal, payment services company, servicing a wider portfolio of software companies, located across the UK.
These companies range from market leaders in cashless payments for the Education sector as well as the Hospitality, Sports and Retail sector.
Significant volumes of transactions are processed by our internal payment engine each day.
The Position :
We are seeking to hire a Software Development Engineer in Test who will work in an Agile Development team to advocate quality in the software development lifecycle.
You will develop and provide direction on automation tools and frameworks to be used in implementing our software suite of web and SQL based applications.
You will be responsible for architecting appropriate automation frameworks and applying automated tools to support our application testing process.
The successful candidate should have the software development skills necessary for helping build an automation framework while also understanding how quality affects success.
This is an exciting time to join the company as it plans to grow its product offering into the UK marketplace and as a result a new team of developers and testers are being recruited to meet this growth.
You will also need the ability to work in a local independent team or as part of a co-located team with other UK based team members.
The successful hires will be located and work out of the Contour Software Islamabad / Lahore / Karachi office, working as part of the resource-centre team, as an extension of the division-based R&D department in the UK
The role itself is very varied and will entail :
Design, develop, and support test automation frameworks
Provide automation expertise to the development teams
Update / maintain / improve test scripts as the code changes / expands
Perform all levels of testing (Functional, Regression, Negative, Ad-hock, Smoke and Sanity Testing)
Provide communication relative to passed and failed tests to the team for review
Follow Agile principles including execution of test plans for stories within the current Sprint iteration. Ensuring the application is ready on the predetermined release schedule.
Work on an Agile team with Development to ensure high quality and punctual software delivery through manual and automated methods
Work with other technically skilled staff on a multi-disciplinary team
Manage personal priorities and work with minimal supervision and direction
5 + years of experience in Quality Assurance
3 + years of experience developing automated tests
Good knowledge of C#, .net, SQL
Proficient in building automation frameworks
Experience developing / maintaining / automating test suites
Experience with writing test automation source code
Hands-on experience of testing Rest API's
Excellent Manual Testing Skills
Experience in Test Frameworks and Tools
Detail oriented to capture as much information both in test case writing and in test case execution as needed to present clear results to developers and other key stakeholders
Experience writing SQL commands for querying data for validation
Strong technical problem-solving skills
Proven track record of testing and providing quality applications
Agile / Scrum development process exposure
Experience of any of the following technologies
CI / CD processes
Your Personal Characteristics will include :
Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain issues clearly and simply, both orally and in writing
Collaborate to achieve team goals
Creative and demonstrates flair
Logical and analytical, with a methodical approach to problem-solving
Accurate, with high attention to detail
Open and friendly personality
Able to motivate others and keen to learn and share knowledge
Able to remain calm and problem-solve under pressure
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment