Junior Developer in Test

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Programming and Development, QA and Localisation, Web Development
South East UK
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Junior Developer in Test

Junior Developer in Test









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Jagex Games Studio is looking for a Junior Developer in Test to join our Web QA team. The successful candidate will build on their past development experience and have a passion for testing, and with our support and training they will become a key member of the Web Systems department.

THe ideal candidate will be a specialist for testing in the Web QA team; providing guidance on QA to your development peers while identifying bugs that may have been missed. They will leverage their development skills to implement new ways to systematically test complex scenarios and help enhance automation capabilities.


Your work will be pivotal in helping us deliver new features and web technologies used by millions of players around the world. You will need to be self-motivated and ready to learn new skills, and in return will have a rewarding role where you are making a difference to a site being visited by over 4.3 million people each week.


In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.


Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.


The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Enthusiasm to learn new things, so you can be upskilled in both software development and software testing
Driving your own development experience to find innovative ways to test systems that would either be impossible or very time consuming to do manually
Helping build and roll out a world class test automation framework to enhance the test capabilities of the wider Web System QA function
You will be the Scrum team’s specialist in QA, you will be able to provide feedback to your team in order for them to builder robust and higher quality software 
You will provide design input to improve testability & constructive feedback to developers
Support other developers by involvement in project development and code reviews
Carrying out all assigned tasks within associated timelines
You will regularly report status and any impediments to the QA Lead
You will work effectively within an agile team to deliver goals


Essential Requirements:
Commercial experience
Has a Degree
Experience in Java programming, either commercial, or having coded production quality projects
Desire to develope into a specialist in software testing
Experience in formal software testing 
Experience in using one or more of the following:JUnit, JMeter, Javascript, Protgress, Spring


Desired Requirements:

Easymock, Mokito or other mocking framework



Corporate Responsibilities:
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies


Contact Details:
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Contact: The Recruitment Team

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