Web Test Engineer

at Mendeley Ltd in London

As a Web Test Engineer at Mendeley you will help with the testing and verification of our website. This position will involve writing automated functional tests, performance tests, as well as exploratory testing.

Ensuring that the Mendeley website is as of high quality as possible
Owning the automated web tests in the CI system (Jenkins)
Coaching web developers on effective testing strategies
What you'll be doing
Using Watir/Selenium/Cucumber to write a solid foundation of tests/frameworks for web developers to build upon
Helping develop testing plans for projects
Helping build a strong suite of performance/loads tests
Assisting with the maintenance of the CI system.
Executing exploratory testing to verify that our software is the highest quality possible before release
Occasionally helping to test/verify other parts of the Mendeley product line (desktop client, services, mobile, etc)
What you should bring
Professional experience with either web development or QA/testing
A strong understanding of Watir, Selenium or similar.
Experience using bug-tracking software such as Jira, Trac, or Bugzilla
Experience working with at least two of these: Windows, Mac, or Linux
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
A good understanding of software, with a proactive approach to learn new systems and troubleshoot problems
Experience using version control software such as Git or SVN
Intermediate programming/scripting knowledge and experience
Basic knowledge of using a shell/command prompt
Understanding of CI systems such as Jenkins or similar
What we offer you
Competitive salary and benefits (stock options, 25 days holidays, Private Healthcare, L&D/training)
Participation in a project that will make researchers’ and scientists’ lives happier
Award winning company in central London with free coffee/tea and breakfast, roof terrace, bean bags, foosball table, and Friday Beer O’Clocks and annual events such as BBQ on our roof terrace and Christmas Party
A fun and exciting international environment with a bright team of passionate people who want to change the world for the better

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Published at 16 Jul 2012
Expires on 17 Jan 2013
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