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QA Developer in Test (Contract)

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FPSG are a proud partner into some of the highest profile Projects within the Public Sector in Scotland. As part of continued growth, we are now looking to engage with an experienced QA Developer in Test. The role will have flexibility to work remotely at this time and also afford a base from either Edinburgh or Glasgow, with travel between each site when required. It may be useful if you have previous Public Sector experience, particularly in Scotland, however, this is not mandatory.

Engagement model can be via a Limited Company or Umbrella Company, with rates negotiated with suitable applicants.

Role Responsibilities & Person Specification

Significant commercial experience with the following technology: * Java 8+ and JavaScript/Typescript * REST APIs * Spring Boot microservices * Swagger UI * Experienced in building and maintaining test automation frameworks * Linux * Bash * Event-based, microservice architectures

Significant and demonstrable commercial experience in the following areas: * Delivering high quality software collaboratively in high performing, cross-functional development teams * Designing, gaining consensus, and implementing technical solutions for software development projects * Working with the business, to understand the context, and to focus on delivering quality and value. * Ensuring robustness of code via error-handling, alerting mechanisms, healthchecks, computer consumable logging, regardless of tools/language/environment. * Multi-process parallelism, including how differing comms mechanisms, file i/o, function calling mechanisms etc may impact performance * Using testing tools for unit testing, including system test automation frameworks * Incrementally replacing enterprise legacy systems * Working in Agile delivery models * Designing and testing with relational and NoSQL databases, particularly Mongo, Postgres, Oracle and Informix

Desirable skills & experience

Commercial experience of the following: * Junit and cucumber * AWS * Gitlab/Github * Docker * OpenShift * building CI/CD pipelines from the ground-up * Software release management * Has previous development background * Kibana and Grafana logging * Working with Digital First or GDS quality standards * Developing solutions using human-centred, research-driven, inclusive design practices * Non- functional testing including Accessibility, Usability and Performance testing


In return you will be rewarded with a contract on an pre-agreed day rate, starting as soon as the on-boarding is completed. You'll need a Disclosure Scotland for that and BPSS level clearance which FPSG will support you with. Higher level of security clearance is always welcome, so please flag if you have that.

Next Steps

Please submit your most relevant CV (ideally in Word format if possible!!!!!!) for review and expect a prompt turnaround for suitable candidates to be selected for interview, given the urgency around the vacancies and desire to get you integrated into the work.

Equal Opportunities:

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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