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QA Engineer SDET

Date: 23-Mar-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet



Our name may not be familiar, but you probably use our services every single day – ever visited a website ending in a .uk?

We’ve been running the national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of the UK's critical digital infrastructure.  

Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’re gaining a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond. 


But we’re also a profit with a purpose business. We invest in making a positive impact of the lives that are being most disrupted in our digital age: young people. We’re known as one of the UK’s leading ‘tech for good’ funders and the commitment to building a connected, secure and inclusive digital future drives everything we do. It’s not just rhetoric – ask our staff. 



At Nominet you can expect a competitive salary (depending on experience of course), plus excellent benefits including 30 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Flex benefits and an onsite fitness classes and studio. 




As an SDET within our Cyber Solutions team, You will be responsible for taking ownership of the current automation process  and enhance the tooling and tests to help the team build some of the most innovative cyber security products on the market. This is a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills and experience with driving high quality agile development practices into scrum teams in order to ensure our automation is scalable, robust and resilient




As an SDET, you will be working in a highly dedicated team, working on systems that are used and trusted by millions of people every day !

We are looking for a proactive, quality focussed software engineer who thrives on building automation frameworks and driving high quality agile development practices into and across scrum teams. In essence, you will take the current automation and enhance the tooling and tests to help the team build some of the most innovative cyber security products on the market


This varied role will own the test infrastructure and constantly drive improvements to meet the teams' need - both now and in the future. You will also own the automation backlog, producing high quality scalable and resilient test cases - all in the knowledge that you are helping us ensure that we continue to provide a secure online infrastructure both in the UK and farther afield




You will have strong programming skills in Java / Javascript (and other similar languages) as well as a passion and strong background with transforming manual tests into scalable and re-usable automated tests. You will be experienced in API testing and enjoy using your strong programming skills to accomplish tasks daily.


Ideally, you will a keen interest and exposure to cyber security and exposure to a range of networking technologies. We believe that attitude is key and so, to excel in this role, you will have well-developed influencing skills, a “can do” approach and a genuine desire to improve our ways of working through researching and considering alternative technologies.












Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.

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