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Philips Test Automation Engineer in Belfast, United Kingdom

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Our product is a comprehensive web-based image analysis platform designed for use in research settings.

As an Automated Test Engineer for the Analytics Suite product development team, your key challenge is to use exciting new technology to make an impact in the fight against cancer.

Your responsibilities in a nutshell:

  • Configuration, maintenance and management of test environments

  • Analysing user stories and contributing to the acceptance criteria

  • Producing automated tests, with clear expected results

  • Test execution and capturing of test results

  • Contribution and improvement to the automated test framework

  • Debugging of issues - Working closely with the scrum team to investigate test failures

  • Input to test meetings and sign off reports

  • Training and mentoring of test automation best practices

  • Escalating to the test lead any issue that may impact on the delivery of testing on time, on budget or to the required quality standard.

  • Any other reasonable duties as required by Management

Your team

Philips Digital & Computational Pathology is a global pioneer in the development of web-based software to support cancer research. Our Belfast office is responsible for the design and development of ground-breaking technology that dramatically affects medical science. Our vision is to be a driving force in digital and computational pathology providing innovative, effective and reliable software solutions used in cancer research, discovery and diagnosis.

The Automated Test Engineer will report directly to the Test Verification Lead and will be based in the Northern Ireland Science Park in Belfast.

To be a successful Automated Test Engineer you will have the following:

  • A degree related to software development, professional certification in software testing or relevant industry experience.

  • A minimum of 1 years’ commercial experience within a test automation role

  • Experience of testing commercial software products within an agile environment

  • Experience contributing to an automated test framework

  • Knowledge of Gherkin syntax

  • Experience utilising BDD frameworks such as Cucumber, Specflow or similar

  • Understanding of page object design pattern

  • Strong programming skills in at least one object orientated programming language.

  • A quick learner who is looking for new challenges and responsibilities in an innovative software development company

  • Hard working, disciplined, self-motivated and focused.

  • Capable of showing initiative and working with autonomy in a flexible environment

  • Eligible to work in the UK

The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with JavaScript or TypeScript and Protractor

  • Exposure to Web technologies (Web APIs & services)

  • Experience with SQL databases and queries

  • Experience with object orientated programming languages such as Java or C#

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at https://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video at https://youtu.be/ocnMFp1JBuM .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at https://www.careers.philips.com/professional/global/en/workingatphilips on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/blog-unexpected . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/recruitmentprocess , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at https://www.careers.philips.com/global/en/faq .

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