Software Development Engineer in Test

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

The Role

Crisp comprises hundreds of expert consultants in linguistics, moderation, psychology, data protection, law and regulation supported by world leading proprietary software and empowered by knowledge and expertise to intervene decisively to protect brands from social media risks in minutes, 24/7 across the globe.

Crisp are currently growing at a fast pace, and are on the lookout for a Software Developer in Test and we want to hear from you!

As an SDET, you will be responsible for maintaining and modernising a large test automation suite, for testing a range of web services. As an SDET you need to be at the level of a C# Developer, as you will be implementing automation testing in the C# language.

You will take accountability for future technical direction of approach to test automation & working closely with the development team.

You will be testing a highly configurable and open ended platform, therefore, critical thinking, good test architecture and abstract thinking is essential to the role.

You will be responsible for creation of automation tests and manual testing, to ensure that solutions are high quality, scalable, cost effective, efficient, secure and resilient to meet the strategic goals of the company.

Extensive experience of testing API's and web applications & strong technical understanding of project requirements will be key to your success.

Ability to form strong working relationships with your peers is an essential part of your role, as well as strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Experience writing reliable automated UI tests is essential

Requirements

  • Experience maintaining an automated test solution
  • Experience (or to a proficient level) of an object oriented language - ideally C#
  • Strong knowledge of relevant language test libraries (e.g if C#: NUnit, XUnit, MSTest etc)
  • Experience in regression and functional test automation
  • Prior experience writing automated UI tests
  • Ability to write automated tests for REST API’s and asynchronous web services
  • Familiarity with messaging brokering concepts, e.g Kafka, PubSub, MSMQ, RabbitMQ etc.
  • Experience with version control and CI systems
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A passion to deliver a high quality product
  • Natural problem solver
  • Driven to continue to learn
  • Team player who can adapt easily, embrace change and overcome obstacles in a fast-paced environment

Nice to have

  • Experience architecting an automated test solution from the ground up
  • Experience writing agile tests for short lived, ephemeral test environments
  • Comfortable writing test automation for non-functional aspects
  • ISTQB certification
  • Experience with cloud providers such as Google Cloud / AWS / Azure
  • Experience working with different test paradigms, eg BDD, TDD
  • Knowledge of basic design patterns

Benefits

Our rewards are as unique as our culture, and we want to attract the best people and keep hold of them.

Not only will we ensure that your development is key, but you will be joining a fantastic team of like minded people who work together as one team to achieve a shared vision.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package which include

• 25 days holiday + bank holidays

• Critical Illness

• Life Insurance Cover

• Healthcare Cash Plan.

If this isn’t enough, we are set in some of the best offices in Leeds and have free fruit delivered every Monday, we have a breakfast order each Friday, including ‘beer’ afternoon on Fridays…

About Crisp:

Crisp’s mission is to protect Global Brands, children and social platforms from Social Media risk. At Crisp we believe that everyone should be safe from unwanted User Generated Content online. We are a high growth company that already works with and protects the world’s biggest brands and social platforms.

Crisp comprises hundreds of expert consultants in linguistics, moderation, psychology, data protection, law and regulation supported by world leading proprietary software and empowered by knowledge and expertise to intervene decisively to protect brands from social media risks in minutes, 24/7 across the globe.

Statement:

'This work meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, any applicants who are offered work for this organisation will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. A criminal record will not automatically bar a person from successfully taking up this post.”