Would you like to work for one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the North of England?

Chameleon Technology is an award-winning smart energy company developing hardware, software and IoT solutions for the UK smart meter rollout and the future connected home. 

Our engineering team is growing fast and we are seeking a Cloud Software Validation Engineer to work as part of our highly-regarded and talented team, based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in the validation of our cloud-based smart energy solutions and will help design and test a platform that supports a large population of sensors and other applications for mobile and web.

You will have experience in validating cloud-based systems to ensure that they operate as intended. This will include the design of automated validation solutions and their use.

The Cloud Software Verification Engineer will assist project managers with a variety of tasks including:

  • Creating end to end test plans with requirement tracing
  • Creating test environments
  • Creating scripted tests
  • Validating products
  • Reporting issues and results, and identifying possible root causes
  • Ensuring results of quality issues are addressed and corrected

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An honours degree in Software Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Experience of writing and maintaining automated test scripts implemented using frameworks such as Selenium, Appium, Gauge
  • Experience of API testing
  • Experience with GIT, JIRA
  • Experience of using continuous integration software such as Jenkins to run automated tests
  • The ability to write test scripts involving basic SQL queries
  • Awareness of big data projects and how it might impact performance of data processing
  • Awareness of NoSQL database systems such as MongoDB, CouchDB
  • Experience of API testing
  • Familiarity with cloud-based applications and systems
  • Good understanding of data models
  • Experience with GIT, JIRA
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work closely with both Software developers and Software designers to identify potential issues affecting quality control and fault tolerance
  • Flexibility to adapt quickly to changes in priorities to meet the needs of the business
  • Strong analytical skills

The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in defining and writing test strategy documents
  • Experience with big data testing and quality assurance
  • Experience of providing services to high-volume, low-resource embedded devices
  • Validation of data entry of web-based applications

If you are looking for a dynamic and challenging place to work and your skills and experience match those required, please send your CV and covering letter to: careers@chameleontechnology.co.uk.

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