Platform Lead Test Engineer (PlatformLeadTest) Swindon, England

Gibbs Hybrid requires an experienced Lead Platform Test Engineer for a world leading IT services client for a financial services/banking account. Due to the nature of the role, the client has requested that we only submit CVs for candidates with a wealth of experience in financial services roles.

Hybrid (Swindon 1-2 days per week)
Rates: Awaiting client feedback/negotiable per day (Inside IR35)
6–12-month contract with extensions highly likely

As a Lead Platform Test Engineer, you will join an existing infrastructure and platform team to support the testing of hardware configuration, application services, operating systems, Network and routing, middleware, database, systems management, and security software upgrades across a key UK account. You will form part of the leadership alongside your day to delivery work to help shape and deliver the test strategy and plan for future delivery.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• Extensive experience working with Lead Engineers and Architects analysing, estimating and planning work to ensure testing is not overlooked
• Experience working on Mobile and Web platforms performing headless testing
• Experience with infrastructure and/or platform testing (IAAS, PAAS)
• Ability to perform in-depth analysis of tests results and work with Developers, Architects and Technical teams to analyse the issues (root cause analysis of non-functional issues).
• High-level programming language (Java, Python, Golang, etc)
• Experience in different testing approaches (Unit, Integration, Load/Performance, end-to-end)
• Experience testing cloud platforms
• Ability to establish close working relationships with stakeholders, developers, and multiple business users.
Preferred (nice to have) Technical and Professional Expertise
• Experience with Test Modelling tools/techniques like ARD (Agile Requirements Designer)
• Automation testing experience using any or all of the following:
• Gatling
• ChefInSpec
• Postman
• REST Assured

If you fit the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role, please apply for consideration from the Gibbs Hybrid team.