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Technology expert (test automation including REST interface testing and performance testing) (19226, L1)

Job Introduction

Serco is a partner of choice to the European Institutions and other International Organisations. For the past 30 years, we have been providing European and International Organisations a wide range of services including ICT services in support, infrastructure, operations and development as well as managing different contact centres for the key European Institutions, agencies and organisations, in Brussels and across Europe.

What connects the ever-growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service –
To keep ahead, we have to evolve continually and enhance the way we deliver our services. Everyone in Serco has a role to play, here.

Serco provides the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

We are hiring a Technology Expert – tester experienced in test automation including REST interface testing and performance testing for our prestigious partner DIGIT TM (DG Informatics) in Brussels. DIGIT-TM is a contract from the European Commission for IT services across Europe. This role is involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment, conducting automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers is fit for purpose.

If you like to work in a multi-cultural and dynamic environment, this opportunity can answer to your expectation.

We look forward meeting you!  Discover the offer below and click on ‘Apply’ if you know that your skillset and talents are a suitable match for this opportunity!

At Serco, we do not only offer a career but also the opportunity to join a community where everyone’s wellbeing matters, by living out the Serco values in all we do!

 

Role Responsibility

Are you looking to secure a career in a public sector environment? We would love to hear from you! 

Your tasks will include:

  • Provision of quality plans, quality assessments, quality control tests, evaluations and service level agreements associated with information projects
  • Provide technical expertise within Test Automation and Quality Assurance.
  • Ensuring that the development teams adhere to the principles, guidelines and best practices of the test strategy as defined.
  • Focus on continuous test improvements including usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, test automation.
  • Building and maintenance of quality standards as well as enforcing technical and testing standards.
  • Monitoring of all the test activities, test results, leaked defects, root cause analysis and identifying areas of improvement. Implement steps required to improve the processes.
  • Provide technical expertise in Test Automation, Testing Methodologies, Testing Processes, Tools and Techniques across the teams.
  • Help team with the application of Agile methodologies in testing
  • Writing and executing complex SQL Queries to perform back end testing
  • Automating testing of Web Services with Soap UI 

In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Belgium and around the world.

 

Successful Candidate

  • Good knowledge of English (spoken, written)
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working.
  • Proactive attitude, communicative (i.e. good listener) and customer-oriented
  • Knowledge to Design, develop and implement Test Plans, Cases & Processes.
  • Knowledge to Preparing and execute test cases/scenarios (with datasets).
  • Good knowledge of databases (demonstrable experience with different database systems, can write complex queries in SQL)
  • Programming knowledge and understanding of Core Java
  • Versioning system for development (SVN, Git etc)
  • Testing Web services with SoapUI
  • Experience working in Agile environments

The following experience is a plus:

  • Experience in testing JEE apps, Angular apps
  • Experience in performance testing with JMeter

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Important

Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

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You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

And the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.
  • Pension

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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